Position: English, Lecturer in Creative Writing-Fiction
Vacancy Number: 600222
Status: Full-Time, Regular
Full-Time, non-tenure track, benefit eligible, Lecturer position commencing in Fall 2013. Position based on Flagstaff campus. This position is renewable, depending on performance, availability of funds, and program needs.
Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi and evidence of effective teaching, and representative copies of books/publications to: Dr. Jane Armstrong, Chair of Creative Writing Lecturer Search Committee, Department of English, Northern Arizona University, Box 6032, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6032 Please note: Materials will not be returned.
The Department of English's small, good creative writing program at Northern Arizona University, in the vibrant community of Flagstaff, Arizona, is accepting applications for a full-time Lecturer in Creative Writing--Fiction, commencing in Fall 2013. The candidate will teach 4 courses a semester of undergraduate creative writing and will serve as a reader on MFA theses.
An MFA or Ph.D. in Creative Writing - Fiction or English with an emphasis in Creative Writing - Fiction, in hand by August 18, 2013.
Experience teaching a fiction writing course at the college or university level.
Publication in literary fiction in national venues.
Evidence of successful teaching of fiction writing at the college or university level.
A significant record of publications in literary fiction.
Record of success in teaching fiction and creative non-fiction writing workshops at the college or university level.
Strong record of publications in fiction and creative non-fiction.
Experience working with a diverse community of colleagues, learners, and community members.
Northern Arizona University is a doctoral granting 25,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four season community of about 65,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
Housed in NAU's College of Arts and Letters, the Department of English offers an MFA program in Creative Writing, MA programs in literature, general English studies, English education, professional writing, rhetoric, and TESL, and a PhD program in applied linguistics.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
The search will remain open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin April 10, 2013.