Assistant Professor-Creative Writing (Poetry or Fiction)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
Clemson University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, pending funding, in Creative Writing (Poetry or Fiction). Ideal candidates will have a book published by a national press; publications in a secondary genre; an MFA in Creative Writing or PhD in English/Creative Writing; and experience teaching workshop courses. The English Department offers BAs in Literature and in Writing and Publication Studies, MAs in English and in Professional Communication, and participates in the interdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design doctoral program. The English Department also hosts minors in Writing and in Film Studies. The Department is home to the Clemson Literary Festival, The South Carolina Review, Clemson University Digital Press, and is affiliated with Parlor Press and Free Verse Editions. The successful candidate will provide leadership and vision while collaborating with current faculty to develop emergent initiatives and programs.
Applicants should have interests or background in one or more of the following areas: writing across the curriculum, writing program administration, digital or visual rhetorics, public rhetorics, digital media and film, professional writing, or related areas that enhance current strengths of the faculty.
Must have Ph.D in hand by August 1, 2014.
Candidates must have the MFA or PhD in-hand by August 1, 2014. For full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2013.
Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.