Quinnipiac University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2010. This is a full-time, non-tenure track renewable term appointment. Applicants must have an MFA or appropriate terminal degree in hand by August 2010, with a specialization in creative writing, fiction writing preferred. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and an established publishing history.
We have a growing interest in creative arts at Quinnipiac University, and the successful candidate will take a leadership role in developing this interest, including contributing to curriculum development within the department, advising our undergraduate literary magazine, organizing readings on campus, and advising departmental and college arts and creativity organizations. Expected teaching load is the equivalent of 3/3.
The English Department at Quinnipiac University serves nearly 150 majors and many minors across the University campus. It has been at the forefront of the University's WAC initiative and plays a key role in the development of the liberal arts as a center of excellence on campus. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Qualified applicants should apply online at https://careers.quinnipiac.edu. Online application materials should include a letter of application and a current curriculum vita. In addition, three letters of recommendation, at least one of which directly addresses the candidate's teaching, should be sent to Creative Writing Search, c/o Danielle Pomponi, English Department Secretary, CL-AC1, Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518. Applications must be received by February 28, 2010.