Faculty Position: ENGLISH - CREATIVE WRITING
Develop and teach courses in area of creative writing. Supervise
students in the creation of department publications as assigned. Teach
composition courses and literature courses as needed. Serve on college
and departmental committees as assigned. Attend department, division,
and faculty meetings; work with other faculty in program management;
and adhere to college policies. Should be technology literate and/or
willing to become certified and teach online or blended courses.
Ph.D. in English with creative writing emphasis (degree must be awarded
by August 1, 2011). Extensive writing experience and publication in
national journals and/or presses. Experience in creative writing the
classroom working with any or all of the following genres: poetry,
fiction, and nonfiction. Experience in teaching college composition
Terms of Contract: Tenure-track (9-month) faculty position. Salary is
based on competitive Dixie State College faculty salary schedule.
Excellent benefit package included.
Application Procedures: Application review begins May 23, 2011, open
until filled. Submit a Dixie State College application, cover letter,
resume and contact information for three professional references to:
Office of Human Resources, Dixie State College, 225 South 700 East, St.
George, UT, 84770. For more information, call (435) 652-7520 or fax
(435) 656-4001. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If,
because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in
order to apply for this opening, please call Human Resources at (435)
DSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The College is
firmly committed to non-discrimination and affirmative action and it is
the policy of the College to strive to afford equal opportunity to
qualified individuals, regardless of their religion, race, color, age,
disability, gender, Vietnam or disabled veterans status or national
origin and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.
About Dixie State College: Dixie State College is a state-supported
four-year college of nearly 9,000 students that is continually
expanding its educational offerings and programs. Dixie State College's
mission is to help students achieve their academic, career, and life
goals, including goals related to basic skills, core content knowledge,
and knowledge that broadens and enriches students' lives. Earlier this
year, the Utah State Board of Regents approved Dixie State College's
proposal to eventually attain University status.
About the Area: St. George, home of Dixie State College, is located 300
miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas,
Nevada. With an area population of 74,000, St. George is a tourist
magnet due to its proximity to such scenic wonders as Zion, Bryce and
Grand Canyon National Parks, Cedar Breaks and Grand Staircase-Escalante
National Monuments, and Lakes Powell and Mead. For more information on
the area visit: http://www.utahstgeorge.com/