Monmouth University invites applications for the part-time position of Adjunct/Writer-in-Residence (Creative Non-Fiction) in the M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, which is part of the English department.
The Writer-in-Residence will teach one course in Fall 2021 at the graduate level in our dual-degree M.A./M.F.A. program. Additionally, the Writer-in-Residence will be asked to give two public readings/lectures: the first will be given virtually (via Zoom) at the end of this semester's Spring 2021 term, and the second during the Fall 2021 semester. Preceding each reading/lecture, the Writer-in-Residence will take part in an informal craft talk, such as visiting a Creative Writing class.
This one-semester adjunct appointment will formally begin in Fall 2021, with the exception of the first reading/lecture to be scheduled for the end of the Spring 2021 semester, sometime in late April.
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience:
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Creative Writing. Have at least one book-length work of creative non-fiction published by a reputable press.
Teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate level.
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.
Posting Date: 03/18/2021
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