Position Summary: The Department of English invites applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure-track appointment as Writer in Residence for the 2012-13 academic year. We are seeking an individual with a strong publication record in poetry and creative nonfiction who has demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level.
Duties and Responsibilities: The teaching load is two courses per semester, including upper-division and graduate courses in poetry writing and creative nonfiction as well as introductory Creative Writing classes. Other responsibilities include service on M.F.A. and M.A. thesis committees in Creative Writing and participation in co-curricular activities in support of the Creative Writing Program.
Minimum Qualifications: M.F.A. in Creative Writing or M.A. or Ph.D in English or Creative Writing required; strong record of publication required.
Preferred/Required Documents: On-line faculty application with cover letter, resume, a list of 3 professional references, and degree transcripts attached is required. A 20-25 pp. writing sample attached is also required.
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