creative writing position: John Brown University
- John Brown University, independent, evangelical and Christian, seeks a faculty member to begin August 1, 2012, and teach undergraduate courses in creative writing with emphasis in fiction and/or poetry and core curriculum courses of English I and English II. Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to administering a yearly writing festival, teaching upper-division literature courses, advising, and committee work.
The Department of English is housed within the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, which comprises the departments of English, history, language studies, political science, psychology, and social studies. The Department of English offers a B.S.E. in English Education and a B.A. in English with emphasis in literature or writing. Over the past decade, English majors have increasingly chosen the writing emphasis, and the department now offers Introduction to Creative Writing or a selected genre creative writing workshop every semester.
An M.F.A. or Ph.D in creative writing is preferred. Effective teaching experience in higher education, evidence of scholarly potential, and a commitment to Christian higher education are essential.
Position begins August 1, 2012. Screening process begins October 15, 2011, and continues until the position is filled.
Submit electronically a letter of interest and vita to <academicaffairs(at)jbu.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail)
Attn: Dr. Ed Ericson III, Vice President, Academic Affairs, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761. Phone: 479.524.7129. Women and minorities ar