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assistant prof of English (poetry): Salisbury Univ

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  • AllisonJ
    The Department of English at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English Area of Specialization: Creative
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 13, 2012
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      The Department of English at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English

      Area of Specialization: Creative Writing (Poetry)

      Primary Job Duties: Teaching three four-credit courses per semester in beginning and advanced creative writing with an emphasis on poetry and in literature, rhetoric, or film; helping build the creative writing program; and participating in the activities and service of the department and the university. Utilizing effective teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners.

      Minimum Qualifications: Terminal degree in creative writing required. Ph.D. degree desired. Record of successful teaching and of publications with national and/or international distribution.

      Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

      To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1). A letter of application that should outline education history, teaching experience and interests (including possible secondary areas of specialization), publication record and current prospects in literary writing and any scholarly research activities and interests; 2). Curriculum Vitae. Additionally, please have three (3) blind letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references or by an Online Credential Service Provider sent directly to Clacie Hubbard at cdhubbard@....

      If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Ronald Dotterer at rldotterer@.... All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail.

      Candidates attending MLA Convention should indicate such in their letter of application. Furthermore, candidates should indicate in their letter of application for which position they are applying.

      Applications submitted by November 1, 2012 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2013.

      This position is based in Salisbury Maryland. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution with the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplingers magazine. SU has 388 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,600.
      Application Information
      Contact: Human Resources
      Salisbury University
      Phone: 410-543-6035
      Fax: 410-677-5026
      Online App. Form: http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/Jobs/
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