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fiction writing/world lit position: George Fox Univ

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    The Department of English at George Fox University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2011. George Fox University, a
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      The Department of English at George Fox University invites applications
      for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2011.

      George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students
      spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity,
      act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth
      as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person
      and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through
      sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All
      applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and
      express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition,
      professors agree to live in agreement with the university lifestyle
      statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the
      Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are
      encouraged to apply for current openings in our faculty.

      Primary teaching responsibilities will include fiction writing and
      world literature, along with other introductory literature and writing
      classes. Qualified candidates with secondary specialties in
      rhetoric/composition, journalism, or professional writing may be
      considered. Excellence in teaching is essential. The successful
      candidate will be expected to establish a scholarly or creative agenda,
      and to publish consistently in his/her chosen field. In addition,
      candidates will be expected to assist other department members in
      shaping curriculum, advising majors, serving on faculty committees as
      requested, and carrying out other faculty responsibilities.

      * Ph.D. in English or related field is desired, although MFAs with
      extensive coursework in literature or a related field will be
      * Publications and teaching experience at the college level are
      preferred, but all candidates with appropriate preparation will be

      Appointment level is open depending upon qualifications and experience.
      Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

      Candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
      Dr. Hank Helsabeck, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, 414 N.
      Meridian St. #6246, Newberg, OR 97132 or to <lscott(at)georgefox.edu>.
      Recommendations and other supporting materials may be requested at a
      later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin
      immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

      Application Information
      Postal Address: Hank Helsabeck, Dean
      Academic Affairs Office
      George Fox University
      414 N. Meridian #6246
      Newberg, OR 97132
      Phone: 503-554-2140
      Fax: 503-554-3830
      Online App.
      Form: http://www.georgefox.edu/offices/academic_affairs/positions.html
      Email Address: <lscott(at)georgefox.edu> (replace (at) with @)
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