poetry tenure-track position: U of Arkansas Little Rock
- The English Department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications for a tenure-track position with a primary emphasis in Creative Writing-Poetry at the rank of Assistant Professor (R99370). Desired secondary emphases include fiction writing, screenwriting, and film studies. The applicant will be expected to teach "Introduction to Creative Writing," "Poetry Writing," "Form and Theory of Poetry," the core survey of world literature, and will have the opportunity to develop new courses in creative writing. The applicant will also be expected to advise the university's literary magazine, serve on committees, assist with departmental advising, and publish creative literary works in peer-reviewed journals and books.
The successful applicant (who will assume duties August 2011) must have completed all requirements for an M.F.A in Creative Writing or a Ph.D. in English, have substantial poetry publications (preferably a book), have a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and an understanding of technology and online education.
UALR is a research intensive/doctoral institution with a metropolitan university mission, offering a competitive salary, reasonable teaching load, and attractive fringe benefits. To apply, submit an application letter referencing R99370 in the subject line, curriculum vitæ, and three recent reference letters to Dr. David Jauss, Chair of the Recruitment Committee, English Department, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204. Applications, referencing R99370, may also be submitted electronically to
<vlkottwitz(at)ualr.edu> (replace (at) with @)
vlkottwitz@.... Screening of applications will begin December 3, 2010.
Dr. David Jauss
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204
Email<vlkottwitz(at)ualr.edu> (replace (at) with @)
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