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  • AllisonJ
    Brooklyn College is a comprehensive four-year college with nationally recognized programs and world-class faculty. Located on a beautiful twenty-six acre
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      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
      Colleges.

      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:
      Mr. Michael

      T. Hewitt
      Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
      Brooklyn College
      2900 Bedford Avenue
      Brooklyn,


      Open until filled with the review of applications to begin October 15, 2011.

      Requirement:

      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
      institution.

      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
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