composition and creative writing position: Maryville College
- ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY
Visiting Instructor in English
Non Tenure-Track Position
Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a non tenure-track visiting-instructor position in English beginning in August, 2013. Highly qualified candidates will possess a M.A.in English or M.F.A. in Creative Writing with a concentration in poetry; college teaching experience required.
Candidates will have experience in teaching composition and research methodology and be broadly trained and committed to strong teaching in the liberal arts tradition. Teaching duties include creative writing courses and senior study supervision in the major; courses in the Colleges nationally recognized general education (core) curriculum, including some combination of first-year composition, first-year seminars, and western world literature.
Maryville College is a baccalaureate-granting institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA. In 2012 the College was ranked in the top tier of National Liberal Arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report, named a College of Distinction for its excellence in student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of college community, and success of graduates, and recognized as a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city, as well as within minutes of the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (MC holds associate membership) and the University of Tennessee.
Applications received by December 17, 2012 will be guaranteed full consideration. Complete applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (two of which fully address teaching experience and potential). Applications should be submitted electronically to <compsearch(at)maryvillecollege.edu> (replace (at) with @) (put Comp Search in subject line). Cover letters may be addressed to Dr. Susan Schneibel, Chair, Division of Languages & Literature, Maryville College.