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creative nonfiction position: U Mass Lowell

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  • AllisonJ
    Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Creative Writing--Non-Fiction https://jobs.uml.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1317918718221
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 6, 2011
      Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Creative Writing--Non-Fiction
      https://jobs.uml.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1317918718221

      Institution: University of Massachusetts Lowell
      Location: Lowell, MA
      Category:
      Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
      Posted: 10/06/2011
      Application Due: 11/15/2011
      Type: Full Time
      General Summary of Position: The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks an energetic and collaborative colleague for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in Creative Writing--Non-Fiction. Teaching includes creative non-fiction workshops and other upper-level as well as introductory writing courses. We seek a colleague who will be able to create new courses based on areas of expertise for our developing concentration in Creative Writing. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active publishing agenda, to mentor students on individual and group projects, and to assist in outreach projects in the community and the region. Ability and willingness to develop interdisciplinary connections based on area of expertise also desirable.

      Located along the Merrimack River 30 minutes north of Boston, the University of Massachusetts Lowell serves a diverse population of 12,000 students in over 120 degree programs. The city of Lowell is the birthplace of the American industrial revolution as well as of Jack Kerouac, and is home to a National Historical Park and a burgeoning local arts and culture scene. The University values it connections with the city and encourages its students to engage in interdisciplinary thinking, service, and experiential learning.

      Minimum Qualifications: -MFA or PhD in Creative Writing with an emphasis in non-fiction
      -Minimum 3 years teaching experience at the college level

      Preferred Qualifications: -Excellent communication skills
      -Strong record of publication
      -Evidence of outstanding teaching and ability to mentor and organize student groups

      Special Instructions: -Writing sample up to 25 pages
      -Three letters of reference will be required - (Email addresses of three references will be required during the application process)
      -Review of applications will begin immediately
      Application Information
      Contact: University of Massachusetts Lowell
      Online App. Form: https://jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52061&jtsrc=www.higheredj obs.com&jtrfr=www.peopleadmin.com&adorig=PA
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