asst prof of creative writing: Lesley Univ
About Lesley University:
Lesley University is committed to active learning, scholarly research, critical inquiry, and diverse forms of artistic practice through close mentoring relationships among students, faculty, and practitioners in the field. Lesley prepares graduates with the knowledge, skill, understanding, and ethical judgment to be catalysts who shape a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.
This faculty member will teach the introductory creative writing course, introductory and upper-level creative writing courses in their genre, introductory and upper-level literature courses and the Humanities Internship Seminars; will oversee the publication of the student literary magazine; will actively promote programs in recruitment and retention events; and will consult with his/her supervisor regarding expenditures, actions, and unique situations.
An MFA in poetry or fiction is required.
At least two years of successful teaching experience in an undergraduate setting.
Experience successfully teaching introductory and upper-level creative writing courses in an undergraduate setting.
Experience successfully teaching introductory and upper-level literature courses in an undergraduate setting.
A record of publication, either a book published with a recognized national publisher and/or significant periodical publications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A record of curriculum development and advising undergraduate students is a plus.
BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL POSITIONS.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, applicant screening will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the position is filled.
Please include a cover letter, CV/ resume, and contact information for three references.
Please apply online
Contact: Human Resources
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