Department:Creative Writing Program Rank:Instructor Annual Basis:9 Month
Review of Applications Begins September 6, 2018; Open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Apply online with a CV and cover letter.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until June 15, 2019.
Department Summary The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon offers both a minor in creative writing and a Master of Fine Arts. The Program emphasizes the workshop and integrating concentrated time for writing with craft seminars.
Undergraduate offerings within the Creative Writing Program also include the Kidd Tutorial Program (a unique studio experience that emphasizes literary analysis in both poetry and prose fiction, craft-related topics of concern to the college-level creative writer, and an engagement with the rigorous critical discourse).
Position Summary The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open instruction pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding and performance. Potential courses are typically at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Minimum Requirements • MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing; and • Evidence of strong teaching at the university level and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students.
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