Western Washington U
English, Bellingham, WA 98225-9055
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing position beginning September 2012. M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing, Screenwriting, English, Film Studies, or related field required by August 2012. Also required of applicants are a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a potential for strong creative activity and publication in relevant fields. Strong expertise in at least one of the following areas is required: fiction, nonfiction, or screenwriting. Experience in editing and publishing, including book, journal, magazine or online publication is also required. Experience in two or more of the following is preferred: fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, or film studies. Familiarity with and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues is also preferred. The successful candidate will have the departmental standard 2-2-2 quarter teaching assignment, including specialty courses at the undergraduate and MA levels, general education courses, and other courses depending on the candidate's interests and departmental needs.
To be considered for the position, application materials must be submitted via WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE). Please log in to https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=290
2 to view the full position announcement and complete an application. Use Internet Explorer to fully utilize the online application system. Candidates should upload a letter of application, CV, and graduate transcripts. Additionally, three letters of recommendation are required; recommenders should email their letters to the Creative Writing Search Committee at <English(at)wwu.edu> (replace (at) with @).
Application review begins January 9, 2012; position is open until filled. AA/EOE.