fiction position: Brooklyn College
- Brooklyn College is a comprehensive four-year college with nationally
recognized programs and world-class faculty. Located on a beautiful
twenty-six acre campus in the heart of Brooklyn, the college offers
130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts and
sciences, business, and education. It enrolls more than 17,000
students who are representative of the ethnic and cultural diversity
of Brooklyn and New York City. Founded in 1930, Brooklyn College is
one of eleven senior colleges of the City University of New York. It
ranks nationally in Princeton Review's guidebook, America's Best Value
The Department of English invites applications for a tenure track
position in the teaching of the craft of fiction in the undergraduate
English program. All appointments are subject to financial
availability. The candidate should be conversant with the range of
20th-, and early 21st-century, fiction from traditionally structured
novels and short stories to the experimental. As well, the candidate
should have a grounding in the history of the genre. Teaching duties
will include undergraduate introductory creative writing and more
advanced fiction workshops, the capstone creative writing seminar,
freshman composition, literature courses, and individual tutorials.
Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of
expertise as noted below. Shares responsibility for committee and
department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and
other functions as may be assigned.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply
please submit your application online by clicking on the link below
and be sure to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single
document in rtf, doc or pdf format.
In addition, all applicants should arrange for three confidential
letters of recommendation (referencing Job ID 4629) and writing
sample(s) to be sent directly to:
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
2900 Bedford Avenue
Open until filled with the review of applications to begin October 15, 2011.
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent as noted below.
Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in
productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to
cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications: M.F.A. in hand; a record of publication,
including at least one novel and several stories; honors and awards
commensurate with the rank of assistant professor; at least three
years of teaching experience, ideally at a large, public and urban
Benefits: CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees
and eligible dependents based on job title and classification.
Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred savings Plans.
Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria
to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended
to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
Direct Hire / Contract: Full Time