one-year visiting creative writer sought: Rollins College
- The Department of English at Rollins College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position, beginning August 2011, to replace faculty on sabbatical leave. The teaching load is three (3) courses per semester for two semesters, including Introduction to Creative Writing (covering fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry) and Advanced Fiction Workshop; one or two courses in composition or literature possible. Active participation in departmental activities and engagement with Rollins student writers also encouraged.
Qualifications The successful candidate will be a published writer with a record of teaching excellence in creative writing (including conducting workshops) whose publications include work in fiction. An MA or MFA in creative writing is required; ABD or PhD considered. Candidates who are members of Phi Beta Kappa are encouraged to apply.
To apply, applicants must use the on-line system at www.rollinsjobs.com. Candidates will be asked to fill out a short questionnaire and upload their application documents. Applicant materials must include cover letter, CV with names of three (3) references, and statement of teaching philosophy. Questions may be addressed to:
Dr. Philip Deaver
Chair, English Search
Email: <pdeaver(at)rollins.edu> (replace (at) with @)
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2011, and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college with a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,730 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ninety-one percent of Rollins' 171 full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. For the sixth consecutive year, Rollins ranked number one among southern regional universities in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges." Rollins faculty are committed to a rigorous, applied liberal arts education and student-centered learning. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.rollins.edu and the Department of English website at http://www.rollins.edu/english/.
Through its mission, Rollins College is committed to creating a fully inclusive, just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons of color and other historically under-represented groups are therefore encouraged to apply. The College's equal opportunity policy is inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and Rollins offers domestic partner benefits.