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    Paine College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing). The successful candidate will have an earned MFA in Creating
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 25, 2010
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      Paine College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of
      English (Creative Writing).

      The successful candidate will have an earned MFA in Creating Writing.
      Those candidates with a PhD in Creative Writing, English or Rhetoric &
      Composition will be preferred. Eighteen hours of discipline specific
      course work will be required for serious consideration.

      Successful candidates will possess a broad knowledge of creative
      writing (fiction, poetry, playwriting, screeenwriting), exemplary
      teaching skills, and the ability to teach effectively in the Paine
      College Core Curriculum.

      This position hire will be expected to teach upper division courses in
      creative non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as first and second
      year composition and other lower division courses in support of Paine
      College's Core Curriculum.

      There will also be an opportunity to develop new courses in creative
      writing. For all candidates, at least three years of teaching
      experience in creative writing and composition is required. The
      teaching load is 3-3.

      In addition to teaching responsibilities, the position requires
      attendance and scholarly involvement at faculty/department/division
      meetings, advisement of students in the major, grant writing, and
      community service.

      Interested individuals should submit a detailed letter of interest
      addressing all requirement points in the job announcement.

      Include an updated CV, unofficial transcripts, and three professional
      reference letters.

      Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
      position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications
      should be submitted by November 10, 2010.
      Application Information
      Apply for this Position through My HigherEdJobs
      Contact: Dr. Emily Williams
      Chair, Division of Humanities
      Paine College
      Phone: 706-821-8224
      Online App. Form: http://www.paine.edu/jobs.aspx
      Email Address: <rtucker(at)paine.edu> (replace (at) with @)
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