The English Department of Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing. The Creative Writing Program includes undergraduate and MA studies emphasizing interdisciplinarity. We are seeking literary writers who work in more than one medium and / or take new approaches to genre: documentary poetics, text and image, performance, collaborative and community arts projects, digital arts & electronic media. Candidates must hold a graduate degree and demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, a significant publication record, and promise of continuing excellence in publication.
The department is searching for an individual who demonstrates collegiality among faculty, support staff, and students and works well within a climate of shared governance. The successful candidate will facilitate and value student development; demonstrate a commitment to teaching; generate scholarly work and/or grant development; work in partnership with community agencies; and participate in professional and community organizations.
Known for its congenial and collaborative English Department, EMU is located in the Ann Arbor-Detroit area. The school is a culturally diverse learning and teaching community set in a small city environment, amidst a major metropolitan area, which attracts students from Metro Detroit, across the state, nationally, and internationally. Internal grant opportunities are available.
Send letter of application and dossier (CV, letters of reference, representative 30 page work sample or equivalent) to the address below by November 15, 2008. Screening of candidates will begin at that time and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Christine Hume at chume@...
Dr. Christine Hume
Department of English
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
academic_hr(at)emich.edu (replace (at) with @)
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