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creative writing (fiction plus) position: GCSU

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  • AllisonJ
    Georgia College and State University https://apps.itos.uga.edu/ach/position/20313 Job Class: Assistant Professor Job Description: JOB SUMMARY/BASIC FUNCTION
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 28, 2012
      Georgia College and State University
      https://apps.itos.uga.edu/ach/position/20313

      Job Class:
      Assistant Professor
      Job Description:
      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.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

      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.
      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

      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.

      IMPORTANT NOTICES

      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:
      https://www.gcsujobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp
      Contract Period:
      10 months
      CIP Discipline Code:
      English Language And Literature, General
      Creative Writing
      Degree Levels:
      Doctorate
      Masters
      Position Type:
      Faculty

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      Application Deadline:
      Friday, December 7, 2012
      Position Starting Date:
      Thursday, August 1, 2013

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      Search Chair:
      Laura Newbern
      Dept. Web Site URL:
      http://www.gcsujobs.com
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