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One-Year Creative Writing-Poetry Position

Position Deleted on 6/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Shippensburg, PA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The Department of English at Shippensburg University invites applications for a full-time one-year position in Creative Writing-Poetry beginning August 2013. The 4/4 course load will include two sections each semester of first-year college writing, as well as courses in poetry writing and general education literature.

An MFA or PhD from an accredited institution is required by the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching and professional activity including published poetry (preferably a book).

To apply, submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (3-5 pages of published poetry), and a dossier including letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts as PDF attachments to Kim van Alkemade, Search Committee Chair, at Review of complete applications will being on May 31, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. A successful on-campus interview is required and will include a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of a commitment to understanding diverse populations. If selected for an on-campus interview, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be submitted prior to the interview.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, proof of eligibility to work in the U.S., as well as sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations. For more information about the Department of English and Shippensburg University, see Shippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Shippensburg University is an equal opportunity employer.
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