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one-year teaching fellowships: Millsaps College

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    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 5, 2013
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      > The Department of English at Millsaps College invites applications for a
      > one-year teaching fellowship in creative writing to begin in August 2013.
      > The fellow will teach two courses per semester, including an advanced course
      > in the writer's genre, and will assist with departmental activities. The
      > ideal candidate plans a career that involves college-level teaching and can
      > demonstrate a commitment to the goals and principles of a liberal arts
      > education. Preference will be given to candidates who work in multiple
      > genres, including but not limited to narrative nonfiction, journalism,
      > playwriting, screenwriting, environmental writing, or the graphic novel;
      > experience teaching courses involving digital technology is a plus. A Ph.D.
      > or M.F.A. in English or Creative Writing is required; evidence of teaching
      > excellence and significant publication is essential. The fellow will also
      > be expected to serve as an informal mentor to students in the three majors
      > (literature, creative writing, and communication studies) housed in the
      > English department.
      > To apply, submit the following materials by email at
      writers@...: a
      > cover letter addressed to Dr. Eric Griffin, Chair, Department of English,
      > which discusses teaching philosophy and provides specific examples of
      > effective teaching practices; a curriculum vitae; an unofficial graduate
      > transcript; three confidential letters of reference; and a writing sample of
      > no more than 25 pages (more than one genre preferred). All applications
      > should be complete by Friday, March 8, 2013.
      > Millsaps College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in the capital
      > city of Jackson, Mississippi. We offer a competitive salary including health
      > and other benefits, a travel and research stipend of $2000, and
      > reimbursement for moving expenses. Employment will be contingent on complete
      > background verification. Included in Colleges that Change Lives, Millsaps
      > is committed to academic excellence and pedagogical innovation. Millsaps is
      > an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities.
      > For more information about the college and the English department see
      > www.millsaps.edu.
      > --
      > Steve Kistulentz
      > www.kistulentz.com

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