Visiting Assistant Professor, Creative Writing
The Department of English at Kansas State University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor serving as a one-year replacement in poetry beginning August 18, 2013. Secondary interest in another genre preferred. Teaching load is 3-3 and includes introductory classes in poetry writing and literature as well as mentoring graduate students on M.A. committees. Successful candidates will have a M.F.A. or Ph.D. by August 2013 in Creative Writing, a strong publication record, and evidence of excellence in the classroom. Service opportunities will include active participation in program-sponsored events. Commitment to diversity through pedagogy and course content required. Information about the department and university can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/english.
Send letter of application, c.v., evidence of teaching effectiveness (sample syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy), and a list of graduate courses completed to Karin Westman, Head, English Dept., ECS Building, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. (Letters of reference and writing samples will be requested later.) Review of applications begins April 8, 2013 and continues until the position is filled. Background check required. Kansas State is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.