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  • crwropps@aol.com
    The English Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing with a specialty in fiction. Terminal degree (Ph.D. in Creative
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 16, 2011
      The English Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant
      professor in Creative Writing with a specialty in fiction. Terminal
      degree (Ph.D. in Creative Writing or MFA with extensive teaching
      experience) required by June 2012. The ideal candidate will have a
      record of publications in fiction, experience teaching fiction and
      other genres, and a commitment to excellence in teaching at all
      undergraduate levels. Additionally, strong academic preparation and
      expertise in narrative theory or some other critical specialty are
      desired. The new assistant professor will be responsible for
      developing and instructing courses in creative writing and in his/her
      secondary critical specialty as well as lower-division courses in
      literature or composition. We seek candidates who are dedicated to
      both publishing and teaching. Founded in 1996, the English
      Department's Creative Writing Program is an optional track within our
      BA in English Literature. Our Department also offers a BA in Film
      Studies. Applications must be received by November 1. Interviews will
      be conducted at MLA. Please submit a letter of application, CV, a
      statement of teaching philosophy, with a focus on Creative Writing, a
      writing sample, and the names and contact information for three
      references online at https://jobs.seattleu.edu
      Seattle University,founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres
      on Seattle's Capitol Hill. More than 7,500 students are enrolled in
      undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News
      and World Report's "Best Colleges 2011" ranks Seattle University among
      the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters
      and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity
      employer.



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    • aejos
      Subject: fiction position: Seattle University Position Summary The English Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing,
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 21, 2016

        Subject: fiction position: Seattle University

        Position Summary
        The English Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing, specifically fiction, visual narratives, and/or screenwriting, with a focus on U.S. multi-ethnic perspectives. Secondary expertise in literary studies, especially U.S. multi-ethnic and/or global literatures, is desirable. The English Department values excellence in teaching at all undergraduate levels and seeks to serve and build diversity within our programs. Position will start in September 2017.
        The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in creative writing and in their secondary expertise, as well as in Core, Writing Studies, and possibly Film Studies. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will maintain an active, high-quality program of creative production and juried/peer-reviewed publications, as well as participate in department, college, and university service. Our Department offers a BA in English, a track in Creative Writing, a minor in Writing Studies, and a BA in Film Studies.
        Minimum Qualifications
        MFA or PhD in Creative Writing, or PhD in English with strong publication record in creative writing.
        Preferred Qualifications
        Seattle U Description
        Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2016” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.
        In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.
        Compensation
        Non-Discrimination Policy
        Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered policies and programs, or in its employment related policies and practices. In addition, the University does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.
        All University policies, practices and procedures are administered in a manner consistent with Seattle University’s Catholic and Jesuit identity and character. Inquiries relating to these policies may be referred to the University’s Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity, Chief EEO Officer, Title IX Coordinator, and ADA/504 Coordinator by calling (206) 296-2824.
        Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Seattle University has designated three individuals responsible for coordinating the University’s Title IX compliance. Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity may contact any one of the following Title IX coordinators:
        Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)
        901 12th Avenue
        Seattle, WA 98122-1090
        (206) 296-2824
        Office of Human Resources
        RINA 214
        (206) 296-5870
        Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.
        Application Instructions
        Applicants should submit applications online at https://jobs.seattleu.edu including a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, evidence of strong teaching, writing sample, and contact information for at least three references (letters will be solicited upon submission of application). Application deadline is Nov 1, 2016. First-round interviews on Skype.
        Close Date11/01/2016
        Quick Linkhttp://jobs.seattleu.edu/postings/19421

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