poetry position: University of Mass Boston
- Tenure-track position in poetry-writing, beginning September 1, 2012,
at a lively, diverse urban university in a department with over 480
undergraduate majors, over 100 master's students in literature,
composition and creative writing, and an MFA program in creative
writing. Responsibilities include teaching poetry and craft workshops,
literature classes, and the pedagogy of creative writing, as well the
future directorship of the MFA program. Secondary areas of expertise
are of interest to us and should be described.
We seek candidates with at least one published volume of poetry and
one under review, with experience in and strong commitment to teaching
creative writing, literature, and the pedagogy of creative writing,
with enthusiasm for working with talented undergraduate and graduate
writers of all ages and backgrounds, and a willingness to become the
future director of the MFA program. The course load is 2+2. Candidates
must have Ph.D. or M.F.A. in hand by no later than August 2012.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.
Applications must be received by November 30, 2011. A cover letter and
CV must be submitted online.
Three letters of reference and sample poems of no more than 20 pages
should be emailed to <Lisa.Greggo(at)umb.edu> (replace (at) with @) or mailed to: Ms. Lisa
Greggo, English Department, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100
Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125