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Half-Time One-year Contractual Lecturer – Creative Writing

School of Communications Design, College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 2013-008

Position Type: Faculty position with prorated benefits package
Opens: 10/18/12     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Open Until Filled; Application Review Begins December, 2012
Start Date: August 2013
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

The University of Baltimore’s School of Communications Design seeks a published fiction or literary non-fiction writer for a half-time contractual position.  Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as being an active and contributing M.F.A. faculty member .  Ideal candidate will have an appropriate graduate degree, a substantive record of publications, and college-level teaching experience.  Ability to teach multiple genres a plus.  Teaching responsibilities will focus on helping students develop and improve their writing, and understand and seek publication opportunities.

QUALFICATIONS

Requires an M.A. or M.F.A. in creative writing or a significant publication record; college-level teaching experience; demonstrated effectiveness in the classroom; publications in creative writing.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the publishing arts and current technologies that support writers, be able to work effectively as part of a team; have strong communication and interpersonal skills; and have experience working with a diverse, non-traditional student population.

TO APPLY

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita and names and contact information of three references.  Review of materials will begin in December 2012 and will continue until the search is completed.  For best consideration, submit by November 30, 2012.  Please submit all materials directly to JCrooks@ubalt.edu or to Jaye Crooks, Academic Program Specialist, School of Communications Design, University of Baltimore, 1420 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201-5779.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  All positions at the University of Baltimore are subject to budgetary approval.  The University of Baltimore is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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