writer in residence sought: Columbia College Chicago
- Stuckey LAS Emerging Writer-In-Residence Lectureship
Department of English
Columbia College Chicago
Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.
The Department of English contributes significantly to Columbia College Chicago's Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum, serving every student in every major throughout the college with coursework in First-Year Writing, Oral Expression, Literature, and the Humanities. The Department offers a B.A. and M.F.A. in Creative Writing, as well as minors in Professional Writing, Creative Writing, and Literature.
The Department of English is seeking candidates for the position of the Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts and Sciences Emerging Writer-in-Residence in the genre of Creative Nonfiction. Two-year position starts August 2013.
Writers from underrepresented communities and/or those who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national perspectives to their writing and teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.
Successful candidate will teach, give a public reading, advise a student-curated reading series, and possibly supervise a small number of graduate theses.
Qualified candidates will have received an MFA or PhD in English or other relevant terminal degree in past five years, demonstrate experience and excellence in college-level teaching, and have strong record of publication in national literary magazines. Preference given to those who have published a book of nonfiction or who currently have a book of nonfiction under contract.
How to Apply
To view the complete application and apply, please visit: employment.colum.edu (Job ID 100540).
Review of applications begins March 15, 2013.
At the start of the online application please upload ONE .pdf document that combines your cover letter, CV, 20-page sample of creative nonfiction, sample syllabus for undergraduate or graduate-level workshop or literature course, and statement of teaching philosophy; do not upload each document separately. The title of your document should be less than 60 characters. Zip files should not exceed 10MB. IN ADDITION, three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching), should be sent separately via email attachment to "mfacnfATcolumDOTedu".
Once you have successfully submitted your application, an e-mail notification will be sent to the e-mail provided in your application.
Visit www.colum.edu/EmploymentServices for application guidelines. With technical difficulties please email careersATcolumDOTedu. No phone calls or hard copy materials.
Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.
For more information, please visit us at: www.COLUM.edu