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Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Posted date
Oct 10, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 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 Only applicants who have completed online faculty profiles with attached documents will be considered.

Questions regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck, Chair of English and Philosophy at 543-8696.

Screening will begin on December 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

AA/EEOADA.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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