PJ # 5093
Assistant Professor, Creative Writing
The English Department of the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing to begin Fall 2010.
Responsibilities include teaching core courses for writing majors; general education courses; lower and upper division creative writing and literature courses. Active involvement in developing the Writing Arts Major, mentoring student writers, working with the Z-Platt student publication, and sharing editorial responsibilities for Saranac Review, the Department's literary journal, are also required. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in campus and departmental service, as well as continued publication and scholarship.
M.F.A. and/or Ph.D. in Creative Writing; evidence of publication and record of successful college teaching are required. Significant publication in more than one genre and/or medium is preferred. Secondary teaching interests should be included in the cover letter.
$46,000 minimum, with excellent benefits.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Materials received by April 12, 2010 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, 10-20 page writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy and 3 current letters of reference. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.
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