poetry position: George Mason University
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Poetry
The George Mason University, Department of English invites applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Poetry position to begin fall 2013.
Substantial publications (at least one poetry book published and substantial work toward a second) are required, along with a proven teaching record. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses and workshops (2-2 load) in a well-established MFA and new BFA program (pending approval), and also direct theses in the MFA. Academic and university service is required.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2012, and selection is set to be made by approximately December 7, 2012.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5240z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online staff application; and upload a cover letter and CV. Send writing sample and three recommendation letters to:
William Miller, Chair, Search Committee
English Dept-MS 3E4
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030
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