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    Job Title: Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing—Poetry Job ID: 100137 About Columbia Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 14, 2011
      Job Title: Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing—Poetry
      Job ID: 100137

      About Columbia

      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.

      Job Summary

      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
      available at:

      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
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