English Department (Creative Writing)

DePaul University in Illinois

Date Posted July 22, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

English: The English Department at DePaul University invites applications for two full-time non-tenure-track positions in Creative Writing for the 2014-2015 academic year. These are one-year positions and carry a teaching load of three courses per quarter. Candidates should be prepared to teach creative writing workshops, particularly fiction, for the undergraduate Creative Writing program and Master's in Writing and Publishing Program, along with general education literature courses. Secondary expertise in other genres and areas (poetry, nonfiction, publishing, editing) is also desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position carries full benefits. We seek candidates with strong records of publication and creative work, demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a terminal degree (MFA and/or PhD) in hand. The DePaul Department of English offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in literature and creative writing to more than 400 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students in two master's programs. The successful candidate will have experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students of diverse backgrounds and sensitivity to the educational goals of an urban multicultural student population. We particularly seek candidates who mirror the diversity of the university and its surrounding community, and we encourage applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other historically under-represented groups. To apply, please electronically submit a letter of application, CV, names and email contacts for three references, writing sample (approx. 25 pages), and unofficial or official graduate transcripts. All application materials must be submitted online. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue through July 24, 2014. Please visit the following URL: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51149 As an Equal Employment opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws.

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