one-year teaching fellowships: Millsaps College
> The Department of English at Millsaps College invites applications for awritesATmillsapsDOTedu
> 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
> cover letter addressed to Dr. Eric Griffin, Chair, Department of English,[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> 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
> Steve Kistulentz