Job Description: The Department of English at East Carolina University (http://www.ecu.edu/english)
seeks applicants for a position in Poetry Writing at the assistant professor level to begin August 13, 2012. Successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate poetry workshops in the Creative Writing Program and literature courses; work with students on theses; engage in creative/scholarly writing and publishing; serve on committees; and participate actively in the life and governance of the Creative Writing Program, including its efforts to recruit, advise, and retain students. Appropriate service to the university, community and profession is expected. This is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment; salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Required: MFA or PhD with creative dissertation by August 13, 2012; significant poetry publications (at least one book of poetry with a nationally recognized press); and demonstrated ability to teach poetry writing. All degrees should be from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must complete a candidate profile and submit a letter addressing the qualifications cited above, a curriculum vitae, and 8-10 poems or pages of poetry online. In addition, arrange for three letters of professional reference to be sent to:
Jeffrey Johnson, Chair
Department of English
East Carolina University
Bate Building 2201
Mail Stop 555
Greenville, NC 27858-4353.
Additional documentation may be requested. Screening begins November 20, 2011; position open until filled. Official transcript required upon employment.
Date Initial Screening Begins: 11/20/2011
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
Contact: East Carolina University
Online App. Form: https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=67023&jtsrc=www.hi