The Department of English at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Creative Writing) beginning August 2013.
Job responsibilities include teaching courses in first-year writing, third-year writing, and courses in creative writing (fiction) in the undergraduate major and in the graduate program. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.). Preference will be given to a candidate who holds a Ph.D. in English with a specialty in Composition/Rhetoric or Creative Writing and who has demonstrated excellence teaching composition and creative writing. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu
An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and List of References with contact information must be attached in order to complete the online application.
The university seeks a person of Christian faith and commitment to the mission of the university. During the application process, applicants will be asked to respond to Belmont's mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate's knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 7 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the fourth consecutive year as one of the top "Up-and-Comer" universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of approximately 6,700 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university's purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world's needs. With more than 75 areas of study, 20 master's programs and four doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.
Contact: Office of Human Resources
Online App. Form: https://jobs.belmont.edu