creative writing (fiction plus) position: GCSU
- Georgia College and State University
JOB SUMMARY/BASIC FUNCTION
Teaching (4/4 or equivalent), creative writing/scholarship, service
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to facilitate learning for undergraduate and graduate students in liberal arts context; knowledge and skill to create writing for publication and production; skill in identifying, critiquing, and editing such work; ability to work collaboratively with department and community. In keeping with the university's liberal arts mission, we will require the successful candidate to help further our goal of inclusive excellence and the promotion of cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender diversity.
MFA in creative writing
Experience in teaching at the college level
Permission to work in the United States
We seek a writer who has published at least one book of literary fiction and has additional publications in at least one other genre.
Successful experience with one or more of the following: journal editing, script writing, play production, teaching the pedagogy of writing/creative writing, and/or supervising programs for writing in schools
Evidence of success in teaching creative writing to both graduate and undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment
PhD in writing/creative writing
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application (account), and apply for the position.
Other document is a statement of teaching philosophy. Cover letter must establish fit between advertised position and candidate's credentials, and this must be confirmed by resume/vita. Send book or equivalent publication to Creative Writing Search Chair, Georgia College CBX 044, 231 West Hancock St, Milledgeville, GA 31061-0490. Successful candidate will be asked to have official transcripts sent directly to Department Chair and to give permission for a background check.
Georgia is an Open Records state. The selected applicant will be required to submit to a background investigation. Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment.
Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-445-5596.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code:
English Language And Literature, General
Friday, December 7, 2012
Position Starting Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Dept. Web Site URL: