asst. prof position in poetry: Columbia College Chicago
- Job Title: Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing—Poetry
Job ID: 100137
Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 12,000
undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and
communications in a liberal arts setting.
Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing—Poetry
The English Department at Columbia College Chicago seeks applications
for a full-time faculty position in Creative Writing—Poetry, to begin
August 2011. We will hire in this position on the tenure-track OR as a
one-year replacement, depending on the applicant pool. Qualifications
include at least one published book (poetry), solid record of
magazine/journal publications, MFA or PhD or equivalent, and
college-level teaching experience. The position includes teaching in
both an undergraduate program (offering a B. A. in Creative
Writing-Poetry) and MFA program, as well as advising, administrative
duties within the Poetry Program, and college service. Poets who would
enhance the diversity of gender, cultural, ethnic, or national
perspectives within the department are particularly encouraged to
Review of applications to begin on April 1, 2011.
How To Apply
At the start of the on-line application when you are asked to upload a
resume/CV, please upload one pdf document that combines your cover
letter, CV, 10-page sample of poetry (scans are fine), sample syllabus
for undergraduate or graduate-level poetry workshop, and statement of
teaching philosophy. Do NOT upload each document separately.
In addition, at least two letters of recommendation should be sent
separately as hard copies to:
Nicole Wilson, Associate Program Director, Creative Writing
Department of English
Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
Please complete all required fields of the on-line application
indicated by an (*), including work experience, highest education
information, the names and contact information for three references
(though only two letters are required), and referral information. You
will receive an e-mail confirmation once you have successfully
submitted your application.
If you experience initial technical difficulties, please e-mail
careers(at)colum.edu. If difficulties persist, contact Nicole Wilson
directly at nwilson(at)colum.edu (replace (at) with @ in sending
For questions about the online application please review the FAQs
Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled,
and minority individuals to apply for all positions.
For more information, please visit us at: www.COLUM.edu