Creative Writing Faculty Jobs
dedicated part-time, in-the-practice visiting writers have always been a key strength of our programs and an important presence on our faculty.
Over the years, our writing and literature faculty has included many of America’s most acclaimed poets, novelists, and nonfiction writers.
The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher who has published creative work and who is committed to the mission of a liberal arts college.
We offer an MFA program in Creative Writing with concentrations in Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, and Writing for Children and Young Adults.
Instructional assignments will be in creative writing as well as in other courses at introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate levels.
Qualifications Candidates for the position must have an MFA or PhD in creative Writing or have a plan in place to complete their degree by June 2022.
In our MA program, which is primarily online, students may select a CW emphasis, for which they may write a thesis in their preferred genre.
Candidates who do not have a permanent appointment at another institution will be eligible for the rank of Assistant Professor, General Faculty.
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They are assigned a set number of students that are theirs and all submissions from those students are graded by their assessment faculty member.
We are an interdisciplinary faculty, and we seek a colleague to help us expand and diversify our programs and course offerings in Creative Writing and English.
The search committee will look for an established publication record or the promise of excellent publication as well as evidence of effective teaching.
The department has established Creative Writing concentrations in our B.A. and M.A. programs, in both of which the successful applicant will teach.
For Associative Professor level consideration, candidate should have some experience at a tenure track position.
Applicants are asked to comment in their application letters on how their work contributes to one or more of these areas.
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Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Previous teaching experience at the college or university level is required.
The Creative Writing Program presents a reading series, at which best-selling and emerging writers read from their works.
Preference given to individuals with experience in these areas and in Digital Humanities, and with a record of and agenda for research and publication.