creative writing instructor sought: Wayne State College
- Instructor/Assistant Professor, Creative Writing (tenure track)
Department of Language and Literature
Completed MFA or PhD required for appointment at rank of Assistant Professor; completed Masters degree required for appointment at rank of Instructor. Successful teaching experience and substantial publication record required.
Four courses per semester divided among fiction and poetry workshops, literature, and composition. Advising and committee work as assigned. Responsibility for WSC Press, Plains Writers Series, poetry and fiction slams and undergraduate literary magazine. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to developing collegial relationships with colleagues is expected.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package.
Wayne State College is rapidly emerging into one of the most dynamic, small, regional public colleges in the Midwest, located in Northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa and within two hours drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln. With a student population around 3,500, the college is a focal point and catalyst in Northeast Nebraska, not only for education but also for community and economic development, the arts, and cultural activity. Strong leadership, steady enrollment, a renewed focus on student development and teaching, and several recently completed building projects are indicators of the College's vitality.
The School of Arts and Humanities is dedicated to developing and expanding students' intellectual, aesthetic and creative thought and performance through its commitment to high standards and quality programs. The School promotes cultural awareness and diversity for students and community members through local, regional and global collaborations and interchange. Studio facilities, performance and production facilities, exhibition facilities, the WSC Press, a student-managed newspaper, a student-managed television station, and a student-managed radio station complement the school's academic programs, housed in the Departments of Art and Design, Communication Arts, Language and Literature, and Music.
Send letter of interest, resume, contact information for at least three references; and a WSC Application Form
(available at http://www.wsc.edu/hr/jp.php?type=3) to:
Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee
Director of Human Resources
Wayne State College
1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787
or email to
<hrwork1(at)wsc.edu> (replace (at) with @)
Phone: (402) 375-7403
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Wayne State College is an equal opportunity institution. WSC does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College's nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to Dr. Cheryl Waddington, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Wayne State College, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787, (402) 375-7403.
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