Franklin Pierce University-the College at Rindge invites applications for an
Assistant Professor position in English-Creative Writing/Composition to begin
Fall 2008. We seek an individual with primary expertise in the writing of
poetry and poetics and secondary expertise in the writing of fiction/nonfiction.
The ideal candidate has an established national reputation; significant
publications; and demonstrated excellence in teaching poetry at the
college/university level. Candidate will teach a combination of creative writing courses and
first-year general-education writing courses in a 4/4 annual course load as well
as advise students in the English major.
The successful candidate will also teach in the University's Integrated Core
Curriculum on the Individual & Community, advise students, contribute to
college service, and maintain a program of scholarly/creative work in
English-Creative Writing. Prior successful college teaching experience is required, as is a
demonstrable commitment to undergraduate education and learning in a liberal
arts environment. A terminal degree from an accredited institution is required
-- a PhD with creative dissertation is preferred; an MFA will be considered.
Additional information about the University and these positions can be found
at our web site www.franklinpierce.edu.
Position pending budget approval
Candidates should send samples of creative work and/or dissertation abstract;
a letter of application; curriculum vitae; contact information for three
references; copies of transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this stage); a
statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interviews will be conducted at the 2008 AWP Conference on Thursday or Friday
(January 31 or February 1, 2008). Send materials to: Human Resources - Creative
Writing Search, Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Drive, Rindge, NH
03461, or electronically to: hrdept(at)franklinpierce.edu (replace (at) with
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Franklin Pierce University
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Rindge, NH 03461
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