asst prof in cw: U of Texas at Tyler
- The Department of Literature and Languages at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing on a nine-month contract starting in fall 2012. Required qualifications include MFA in Creative Writing or Ph.D. in English with specialization in creative writing by August 15, 2012 and experience in teaching writing at college level. Publications in creative writing, including fiction, non-fiction, short stories, and/or screenwriting, literary magazine editorship, and connections with national creative writing community desirable. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, commitment to teaching writing to first-year, undergraduate, and graduate students, writing course development, continuous publications in creative writing, and national and local writing community outreach. Summer contract is possible but not guaranteed. Compensation is competitive and based on credentials.
To apply: submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, contact information for three references, and any supporting documents to <creativewritingposition(at)uttyler.edu> or mail hardcopies to Creative Writing Search Committee, BUS 237, Department of Literature and Languages, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Review of application begins on November 21. For additional information, contact department chair, Hui Wu, at <hwu(at)uttyler.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail) or visit our website: http://www.uttyler.edu/news/jobs.php.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Postal Address: Creative Writing Search Committee, BUS 237
Department of Literature and Languages
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799
Online App. Form: http://www.uttyler.edu/news/jobs.php
Email Address: <creativewritingposition(at)uttyler.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending email)