poetry position: Loyola University Chicago
- Loyola University Chicago. The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position in English (Creative Writing-Poetry) at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2009. Requirements for the position include publication of poems in nationally-known venues, successful experience teaching poetry-writing workshops at the college level, & possession of the appropriate terminal degree (MFA or PhD). Duties/Responsibilities for the position include teaching poetry writing in the core curriculum & in the Creative Writing Concentration within the English major, mentoring students, assisting in administration of the Creative Writing Program, & continuing to publish poetry in recognized venues. Applicants should submit a current c.v. & a letter of interest to
Applicants should also send, by US mail, hard copies of these items & a writing sample of 5-7 poems to:Dr. Joyce Wexler, Chair, Department of English, Loyola University Chicago, 1001 W. Loyola Ave., Chicago, IL 60626. Deadline for applications is December 1. Interviews for prospective candidates will be held at the AWP Annual Conference in Chicago, February 11-14, 2009. Any queries about the position may be directed to Dr. Wexler. AA/EOE.
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