screenwriting and fiction position: Loyola of Maryland
- Assistant Professor of Writing (Screenwriting and Fiction)
The Department of Writing at Loyola University Maryland seeks a tenure-track assistant writing professor with a terminal degree in English or related field to teach six classes per year that will include our core composition course and advanced undergraduate courses in Screenwriting and Fiction writing. Service to the department and university is also expected.
Required qualifications: Terminal degree in hand by August 15, 2013. Record of effective college-level teaching of writing, including introductory composition; graduate course work in writing pedagogy; ability and willingness to teach the first-year core writing course; ability to teach upper-level screenwriting and fiction writing courses; record of national publications, presentations and/or screenings that demonstrates promise in screenwriting and/or fiction; commitment to Loyola's Jesuit educational mission, including the first-year living-learning program.
Desired qualifications: Doctoral degree; successful experience teaching upper-level fiction and screenwriting courses; ability to teach other advanced courses offered by the department; experience with interdisciplinary teaching/collaboration; demonstrated ability to use technology to enhance writing instruction; interest or experience in departmental administration.
Application deadline: November 1, 2012. Electronic submission of a preliminary application is required of all applicants, http://www.loyola.edu/About/prospective-faculty-and-staff.aspx. For more information, contact Peggy O'Neill, Chair of the Writing Department, at <poneill1(at)loyola.edu> (replace (at) with @).
The Writing Department is an established department in the College of Arts and Sciences with a writing major and minor. It offers the first-year core writing course as well as upper-division courses that span creative writing, rhetoric, and professional writing. The department is actively engaged in college-wide initiatives such as the Diversity Course Requirement, Service-Learning, First-year academic programs, and interdisciplinary minors such as Film Studies. Writing faculty are active scholars and writers. For more information about our programs and faculty, visit the department web site http://www.loyola.edu/academic/writing.aspx
Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective, Jesuit Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in a beautiful residential section of Baltimore with Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia, Loyola enrolls over 3,500 students in its undergraduate programs and 2,400 students in its graduate programs.
The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliation. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.
Postal Address: Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD 21210
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