fiction writer sought: U of Rhode Island
- The Department of English at the University of Rhode Island anticipates an opening for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English (Creative Writing, Fiction) starting in September 2013, dependent upon approval of funding. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Fiction Writing and literature; publish in the field; advise students; participate in departmental governance and service. M.F.A. or Ph.D. is required and must be awarded by August 2013, the terminal degree must be in Creative Writing with secondary expertise in one or more other areas of literary or cultural studies. The following are also required: demonstrated evidence of publication in creative writing; demonstrated excellence in teaching. Demonstrated experience working with a culturally-diverse population is preferred. Visit our website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for job posting # (6000953). Applications will close November 20, 2012. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please provide the following attachments (PDF) with the online Faculty Profile application: (1) a letter of application, (2) Curriculum vita, (3) a sample of recent creative writing, and (4) Combine as an "Other Document": two course syllabi, and a sample of recent work in secondary field. Official copies of transcripts must be sent directly to: Ryan Trimm, Search Chair, Associate Professor/Dept Chair, English, Swan Hall, Upper College Road, URI, Kingston, RI 02881, by November 20, 2012. In addition, three current letters of recommendation should be sent to Dawn Cute, Department of English, Swan Hall, URI, Kingston, RI 02881.
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