The School of English & Philosophy at the University of
Central Missouri seeks to hire a poet at the rank of
Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to begin August 2019.
The successful candidate will have a terminal degree by
appointment date (MFA or PhD), at least one book of
poetry published or under contract, and outstanding promise as
a writer and teacher. Past editorial experience is essential.
Duties will include teaching composition, literature surveys, and
all levels of creative writing, as well as editorial
responsibilities at Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and Pleiades
Press. Teaching load is 4-4 with the possibility of a load
reduction for work on Pleiades.
Applicants must complete an online faculty profile
at https://jobs.ucmo.edu. Apply to
position #998406 and attach to the profile a cover letter, a
current vitae, a 10-page writing sample, and unofficial
transcripts. Send three letters of recommendation to Dr. Daniel
Schierenbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applicants who have completed
online faculty profiles with attached documents will be
Questions regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Daniel
Schierenbeck, Chair of English and Philosophy at
Screening will begin on December 1, 2018, and will continue
until the position is filled.
AA/EEOADA. Women and minorities are encouraged to