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    Job Title: English/Creative Writing - Fiction, Assistant Professor (PRF #11018) Opening Date: 12/03/2009 Application Deadline: Review of applications begins
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 5, 2009
      Job Title:
      English/Creative Writing - Fiction, Assistant Professor (PRF #11018)

      Opening Date:

      Application Deadline:
      Review of applications begins January 15, 2010, and will continue until position is filled.

      Depends on Qualifications

      Probationary; Nine Month Appointment*

      Date of Appointment:
      August 16, 2010

      Minnesota State Mankato, Minnesota

      Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

      This is a tenure-track position, for a creative writing fiction specialist to teach a variety of courses, such as Introduction to Creative Writing, undergraduate and graduate workshops, form and technique courses, contemporary genre courses, and topics courses. Teaching load is 12 credits (3 courses) per semester. Also required: continued creative activity, undergraduate and graduate advising, service on MFA thesis committees and department committees.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      Terminal degree in Creative Writing (with creative thesis) by date of appointment.
      College-level teaching experience.
      Book-length publication in fiction.
      Ability to teach, advise, and support a wide variety of student writers.
      Ability to contribute to the growth and stability of a lively and multi-faceted creative-writing program.
      Demonstrated commitment to professional service.

      Other Considerations:

      Experience in any of the following: teaching screenwriting, teaching writing for young adults, literary editing and publishing.
      A demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

      Additional Information:

      The English Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato includes master's level programs in Creative Writing (MFA), English Studies, Literature, Technical Communication, and TESL, and undergraduate programs in the same fields (except TESL) and in English education. There are also undergraduate minors in linguistics and film. The English department is also responsible for the university's large composition program and offers general education courses in literature, film, popular culture, and humanities. For further information, visit the department website at:http://english.mnsu.edu

      Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu

      *Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.ifo.org/contract09-11/2009-2011.pdf.

      NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

      Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/default.cfm.

      Please send unofficial transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation to Dr. Jacqueline Arnold at the address listed below.

      Contact Information:
      Dr. Jacqueline Arnold, Search Committee Chair
      English Department
      Minnesota State University, Mankato
      230 Armstrong Hall, English Department
      Mankato, MN 56001

      Phone: 507-389-2117
      TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
      Fax: 507-389-5362
      E-mail: <jacqueline.arnold(at)mnsu.edu>

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