Job: Assistant Professor (Poetry) - Gettysburg College, PA

Position: English (Poetry), Department of English
Institution: Gettysburg College
Location: Pennsylvania
Date posted: 9/28/2007
Application deadline: 11/9/2007

Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2008, for a poet to teach five courses over two semesters (3/2) in introduction to creative writing and advanced poetry writing. M.A., with a concentration in creative writing, M.F.A. or Ph.D. with creative dissertation, required. Exemplary teaching record and significant publication record a must. The successful candidate will assist with departmental writing activities and serve as a member of the English Department's creative writing committee.
Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and especially invites applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, and disability.
Competitive salary. To apply, send letter of application, c.v., the names of three references, and a 5-10 page writing sample to: Prof. Jack Ryan, Chair, Department of English, Box 397, Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, postmarked by November 9, 2007.

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