visiting asst prof in poetry: UC Riverside Low-Res MFA
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The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry in the Low Residency MFA. (Note: position is contingent upon funding.) Position is a 50% appointment and is renewable.
Candidates need to be available to teach in person in Palm Desert, CA, from December 6-15th, in addition to a regular schedule of online instruction beginning September 27, 2013 through March 31st, 2014. In addition to teaching, candidates will be involved in mentoring graduate students, and taking part in events during the residency period, including seminars, lectures and panel discussions.
$ 8,000.00 per quarter
Candidates should have an MFA and extensive professional experience, including an exemplary record in teaching at the graduate level, preferably in the low residency model, and significant publications in nationally recognized magazines/journals and at least two books/chapbooks.
Applications should include Curriculum Vitae, a letter of interest emphasizing teaching philosophy and creative history, three letters of reference and a sample of recent teaching evaluations. An electronic submission of these materials is preferred. Review of applications will begin May 1st, 2013.