October 10, 2018 - 10:09am -- jlaskey

Assistant Professor of English (Tenure-Track) - College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of English at Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English (with emphasis in creative writing). This position reports directly to the Department Chair of English within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to undergraduate education, significant publications, and an active creative writing agenda in more than one genre (preferably fiction and nonfiction), and be expected to contribute to the life of Ashland University. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in first-year composition, undergraduate creative writing workshops, graduate creative writing workshops as needed, and other courses as needed.

Position Requirements:

MFA in Creative Writing and/or PhD in English, Creative Writing, or Rhetoric and Composition required. Evidence of excellence in teaching both creative writing and first-year composition is required.

In lieu of clicking "Apply Now" below, please send a letter of application, current CV, three (3) letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a sample of teaching evaluations, and transcripts to au-english@ashland.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Title: 
Assistant Professor of English (Tenure-Track) - College of Arts and Sciences
Request From: 
Dr. Hilary Donatini, Department Chair
Official Posting Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 9:45am
Operational Department: 
Department of English - College of Arts and Sciences
Shift Required: 
Varied
Employment Type: 
Full-Time