During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2023-2024 academic year, the Humanities Collegiate Division may have part-time teaching opportunities in the Creative Writing program in the genres of poetry, nonfiction, or fiction.
Minimum qualifications are a bachelor's degree or equivalent (MFA or PhD in Creative Writing preferred), a minimum of two years of experience teaching creative writing at the university or post-secondary level, and a record of publication in print and/or online publications. We seek experienced and diverse applicants whose intellectual and creative interests are proven by a comprehensive teaching and publishing profile.
Responsibilities will include preparing and teaching craft seminars or workshop-style classes, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparation and grading of assignments, inclusive of providing written feedback on student work. Responsibilities may also include reviewing student course applications depending on the course.
Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2023-24, the minimum per-course salary is $7,538. This position is not benefits eligible.
Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience; a sample course description for a beginning workshop; a sample syllabus from any creative writing course you have taught in the past; and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.
In the event that a teaching position becomes available, we will contact applicants with the academic training and experience most appropriate for our available classes. This posting will expire on March 31, 2024.
This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.
This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete
applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Michael Fischer, Program in Creative Writing, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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