MCLA is currently accepting applications for the following full-time, temporary Instructor/Assistant Professor position for Spring 2012:
CREATIVE WRITING / LITERATURE: The English/Communications Department seeks candidates for a full-time, temporary faculty position in Creative Writing and Literature, to begin January 17, 2012, with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will teach a wide range of creative writing and literature courses and offer courses in the general education program, including composition. The successful candidate will serve as advisor to Spires, MCLA's student literary magazine, and will do academic advising.
QUALIFICATIONS:. The position requires a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching and to working effectively with students in creative writing workshops. Candidates should demonstrate strong preparation in creative writing as well as literature. Candidates must have an appropriate MFA or MA degree; preference for those with an earned Ph.D. or M.F.A. from a 60-credit hour program.
Preference will be given to candidates with substantial experience teaching poetry, writing, and literature, and with advising student publications. Candidates should also have a strong record of publication.
TO APPLY: Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter with a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com
/candapply.jsp?JOBID=29423. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Contact: Human Resources Office
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Online App. Form: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=29423