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    The Department of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 5, 2009
      The Department of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position.

      Review Date: Review of applications will begin January 4, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

      Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience

      Date of Appointment: August 2010

      Description of Responsibilities: Teach Creative Nonfiction to a diverse population of undergraduate students as part of a vibrant, multi-genre creative writing program. Maintain a significant publication record.

      Required Qualifications: MFA in creative writing, with significant publication history and an interest in working with students from a variety of cultures.

      Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience that promotes global perspectives and awareness at the undergraduate level.

      To Apply: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of transcripts, three current letters of reference, and 10 - 15 pages of published creative nonfiction electronically to:


      For additional information, contact Robert O'Connor at
      <robert.oconnor(at)oswego.edu> (replace (at) with @)

      Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

      Description of Department: The Department English and Creative Writing brings together Creative Writers and Literary Scholars to offer students a variety of programs in Creative Writing, Literary Studies, and Composition. The Department of English and Creative Writing is also home to a new and expanding program in Cinema and Screen Studies. The successful candidate will join a core faculty of 5 creative writers in a program that is committed to having a diverse student population among its approximately 120 majors and minors.

      Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America's Best Colleges 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. SUNY Oswego is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking sesquicentennial strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

      Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

      SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

      Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office, (315-312-2215).
      Application Information


      Robert O'Connor
      Department of English & Creative Writing
      State University of New York at Oswego

      Online App. Form:


      Email<robert.oconnor(at)oswego.edu> (replace (at) with @)

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