Roger Williams University. The Department of Creative Writing at Roger
Williams invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in poetry beginning
Fall 2008. The university offers a BFA in Creative Writing, focusing primarily on
fiction & poetry. The department has an established visiting writers series,
programs that work on international humanitarian issues, & roger: an arts &
literary magazine. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate
courses in poetry, contributing to the university core curriculum, advising
students, & being an active member in the university community. The successful
candidate will have a terminal degree in ccreative writing, an active writing career
(at least one book by a nationally recognized press in the discipline, as
well as significant publication in quality journals that indicate evidence toward
a ssecond book), & an established record of university teaching. Additional
experience in MFA program development, &/or teaching interest in creative
non-fiction is desirable. Outstanding benefits package & salary commensurate wwith
qualifications, as well as a superb quality of life in a scenic setting.
Please visit http://www.rwu.edu
for more information. Qualified applicants should
send: a letter of intent (including statements of teaching philosophy &
research interests); c.v.; & contact information of at least three references.
Applications should be submitted to: Creative Writing Search Committee (ref.
#FAC08-001), C/O Dean of Arts & Sciences, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry
Road, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921. For further information contact the
search committee chair, Adam Braver abraver (at)rwu.edu (replace (at) with .
Review of applications will begin January 15 & will continue until the position
is filled. EOE/ AA
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