fiction three year position: Stonehill College
- Assistant Professor of Creative Writing - Fiction
The English Department of Stonehill College seeks candidates for a three-year renewable position in creative writing with a specialization in fiction, to begin fall semester 2012. The position may be renewed for another three-year term upon satisfactory review. Candidates must have an appropriate terminal degree in creative writing (M.F.A.) in hand by the time of appointment and should have a substantial record of publication in reputable journals and/or university or commercial presses. The ideal candidate would have a strong academic background (advanced study of literature and experience teaching literature courses are both desirable) and would be prepared to teach a first-year literature and critical writing course in addition to fiction writing courses.
The 3/3 teaching load includes a mix of beginning and upper-level courses.
Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and a brief (25 pages maximum) writing sample. Please submit all application materials by November 15, 2011 to Elizabeth Pearson (epearson@...) with the subject line English Department Search. Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically should be mailed to:
Ms. Beth Pearson
English Department Search
320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357
Please email inquiries regarding this position to Professor Jared Green, Chair of the Department of English at jgreen@.... Finalists will be brought to campus after a first round of telephone interviews.
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22-miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
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