creative writing and lit position: MCLA
- ENGLISH/COMMUNICATIONS - CREATIVE WRITING AND LITERATURE
The successful candidate will teach a wide range of creative writing and literature courses, develop upper level courses in her or his areas of expertise, and offer courses in the general education program, including composition. The position requires a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching and to working effectively with students in creative writing workshops.
Additional responsibilities will include recruiting, advising and mentoring students; engaging students in undergraduate research, study away/study abroad, and related opportunities; participating in departmental and committee work; and maintaining a professional scholarly agenda.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D., or the M.F.A. with at least sixty (60) hours of graduate credit, with strong preparation in creative writing and literature. Candidates who are ABD with a firm date of completion for the degree will be considered.
Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years of successful teaching experience at the college level; interest in ongoing professional development; and experience with instructional technology.
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of reference with application, electronically, to: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=35875
Confidential letters of reference from references should be sent to: <hr(at)mcla.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending email).
Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLA Conference in Boston in January 2013. For best consideration please submit all materials by December 15, 2012.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
For additional information on the position, the Department goals and aspirations, and the College, please go to http://www.mcla.edu/Undergraduate/majors/englishcommunications/