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visiting assistant prof in creative writing: UC Santa Cruz

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    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ LITERATURE Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing The Department of Literature at the University of California,
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 7, 2011

      Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

      The Department of Literature at the University of California, Santa
      Cruz, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in
      Creative Writing for the academic year 2011-2012, with the possibility
      of a one-year renewal. We are looking for a writer who specializes in
      poetry and has additional interests in fiction and/or cross-genre work.
      The successful applicant will be expected to pursue their research and
      writing and to teach undergraduate intermediate and advanced workshops
      in poetry and fiction, as well as workshops focused on particular
      processes or genres, participate in running the reading series and work
      actively to invigorate the Creative Writing program. The appointee must
      be able to work with students and faculty from a wide range of social
      and cultural backgrounds. The campus is especially interested in
      candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
      academic community through their writing, research, teaching, and/or
      service. This position carries a five-course workload over three
      quarters along with the expectation of continued creative achievement.

      RANK: Visiting Assistant Professor I - III

      SALARY: $53,200 - $59,500, commensurate with qualifications and

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MFA and at least one published book required;
      creative talent of a high order as testified to in letters of
      recommendation and as manifested in published and unpublished writing;
      demonstrated record of successful college-level teaching required.

      POSITION AVAILABILITY AND DURATION: To begin on July 1, 2011, for one
      year with the possibility of reappointment for a second year based on a
      successful performance review conducted after the first year.

      TO APPLY: To be given full consideration, please send an informative
      letter of application (clearly outlining your educational background,
      teaching experience, and publication record), curriculum vitae, and
      three current letters of recommendation* (dated 2008 or later).
      Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement addressing their
      contribution to diversity through their research, teaching, and/or

      Send Materials To:
      Creative Writing Search Committee
      Department of Literature
      University of California
      1156 High Street
      Santa Cruz, CA 95064

      Please refer to position #T11-31 in your reply

      *All letters will be treated as confidential documents; please direct
      your references to UCSC's confidentiality statement at
      http://apo.ucsc.edu/ac ademic_policies_and_procedures/cappm/confstm.htm

      CLOSING DATE: Position is open until filled. Initial review of
      applications will begin on March 11, 2011. Full consideration will be
      given to applications received by that date.

      The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal
      Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through
      diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates,
      and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and

      Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity
      policies may be directed to: Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
      at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-3676.
      Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only
      individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as
      established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration
      Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by
      federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to
      pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the
      Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-5579.

      If you need assistance due to a disability please contact the Academic
      Personnel Office at 499 Clark Kerr Hall (831) 459-5579. This position
      description is available in alternate formats, which may be requested
      from Academic Personnel at (831) 459-5579.

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