creative writing and english education job: Utah State
- Position Title Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and English Teaching
Position Summary The English Department at Utah State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Creative Writing and English Teaching. We seek an assistant professor who can teach in both these areas. Areas of specialization can include poetry, creative nonfiction, or fiction as well as training secondary English teaching majors. The position is available August 2012 at a competitive salary.
Responsibilities The position will contribute to the department's English Teaching and Creative Writing emphases. The teaching load is supportive of research and creative work. Courses taught could include introductory, advanced, and graduate creative writing courses; teaching writing in the secondary schools; other English education courses; and environmental writing.
Utah State University is a Carnegie Research University (High Research Activity) of 26,000 students, located in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains of northern Utah. Visit www.usu.edu/greats/ for details. Women, minority, veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply. Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Minimum Qualifications 1. A terminal degree in an appropriate field is required.
2. Effective interpersonal communication skills.
3. Must satisfactorily complete a background check.
It is recommended that you have all required documents ready to attach before you click on the "apply for" link.
Preferred Qualifications PhD and/or MFA. Demonstrated teaching ability, publications in creative writing, experience in secondary English teaching, and an interest in environmental writing.
Special Instructions to Applicants Along with the online application, please attach:
1. A letter of application
2. A current vita
Applicants must apply electronically, but the search committee would also like the candidate to submit separately a placement center dossier containing letters of reference to Dr. Jeannie B. Thomas, Utah State University, Department of English, 3200 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-3200.
Application review begins November 15, 2011
Required Applicant Documents Cover Letter
Optional Applicant Documents Optional document 1
Optional document 2
Review Date 11-15-2011
Position Close Date Open Until Filled
Salary Competitive, plus a generous benefit package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week 100