journalism/fiction/nonfiction position: U of Tampa
- Assistant Professor of Journalism and Writing
The Department of English and Writing in the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to begin August, 2013
Teaching load is six four-hour courses per academic year, within the Journalism major (three courses), the First-Year Writing program (two courses), and in the Creative Writing program (one course per year).
A Ph.D. is required; candidates must have that degree in hand by August 15, 2013 at the latest. Ph.D. in journalism, English or Composition/Rhetoric preferred.
High-quality teaching is paramount. Professional experience in journalism is expected, and the ideal candidate will be able to teach multimedia storytelling and digital reporting/writing. Candidate must also have a commitment to teaching first-year writing.
Demonstrated excellence in writing (fiction or nonfiction) and a continuing track record of publishing is expected. Once hired the Assistant Professor will maintain that scholarly/creative work, advise students, and provide service to the department, college, university and broader community, in addition to teaching.
For details and to apply online go to: https://jobs.ut.edu
Applicants should attach a cover letter detailing their teaching, writing and journalism experience and how those and other attributes qualify them for this position. Also required: a current curriculum vitae; one scholarly writing sample (from your journalistic work); and one creative writing sample (fiction or nonfiction).
In addition, applicants will be requested to enter name and email address for three (3) reference providers.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tampa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.