Job Opportunity in Creative Writing--Eastern Michigan University
The English Department of invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing. The includes undergraduate and MA studies emphasizing interdisciplinarity . We are seeking literary writers who work in more than one medium and / or take new approaches to genre: documentary poetics, text and image, performance, collaborative and community arts projects, digital arts & electronic media. Candidates must hold a graduate degree and demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, a significant publication record, and promise of continuing excellence in publication.
The department is searching for an individual who demonstrates collegiality among faculty, support staff, and students and works well within a climate of shared governance. The successful candidate will facilitate and value student development; demonstrate a commitment to teaching; generate scholarly work and/or grant development; work in partnership with community agencies; and participate in professional and community organizations.
Known for its congenial and collaborative English Department, EMU is located in the Ann Arbor-Detroit area. The school is a culturally diverse learning and teaching community set in a small city environment, amidst a major metropolitan area, which attracts students from Metro Detroit, across the state, nationally, and internationally. Internal grant opportunities are available.
Send and dossier (CV, , representative 30 page work sample or equivalent) to the address below by . Screening of candidates will begin at that time and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Christine Hume at chume@emich. edu.
Dr. Christine Hume
Department of English
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197