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Assistant/Associate Professor of English, Creative Writing Poetry

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted date
Jun 29, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

The Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver has eighteen full-time faculty members, offering courses in British, American, and World literatures. Our undergraduate major includes concentrations in English, Creative Writing, and English Education. We also offer an M.A. and a Ph.D. with concentrations in Literary Studies and Creative Writing.

 

Position Summary

The Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing--Poetry. We are seeking a widely published poet with excellent teaching credentials to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in our BA and PhD programs. The University of Denver and our department are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service. Applicants are encouraged to read the University of Denver’s Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence to this end.

 

Essential Functions

  • Teach five (5) courses per academic year.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Demonstrated potential for very good to excellent teaching.
  • Ability to meet the department teaching requirements for tenure and promotion

  

Required Qualifications

  • MFA in Creative Writing; or ABD with the expectation that the dissertation will be finished by December 1, 2018 and Ph.D. completed by September 1, 2019.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with diverse communities or evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive teaching methods and/or pedagogies to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in English or related discipline with a specialization in creative writing (poetry).

Work Schedule

  • Varied 

 

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. 

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 1, 2018

 

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. 

 

Please include the following documents with your application:

1. C.V.

2. Cover Letter - Our department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service.

3. Three letters of recommendation and any additional support materials which should be sent to Maik Nwosu, Chair, Department of English and Literary Arts, 2000 East Asbury Ave., University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208 or Maik.Nwosu@du.edu by October 1, 2018.

 

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

 

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

 

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

 

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