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poetry position: University of Mass Boston

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  • AllisonJ
    Tenure-track position in poetry-writing, beginning September 1, 2012, at a lively, diverse urban university in a department with over 480 undergraduate majors,
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 27, 2011
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      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.

      Requirements:

      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.


      Additional Information:

      We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer.


      Application Instructions:

      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
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