Posting Number PG191272EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Assistant Professor in Creative Writing
Anticipated Hiring Range $70,000 - $75,000; dependent upon credentials
Work Schedule Varies according to class schedule
Job Location Raleigh, NC
About the Department
NC State English is one of eleven departments in the College of Humanities and
Social Sciences. We offer undergraduate majors, minors, as well as three
masters programs (MA, MFA, and MSTC) and one joint PhD in Communication,
Rhetoric, and Digital Media (CRDM). Located in the Research Triangle Area in
Raleigh, North Carolina, the English department consists of a large, diverse
faculty, staff, and student body that prepares graduates for a larger variety
Essential Job Duties
The English department at North Carolina State University is seeking
applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing
(Poetry). We are looking for a candidate with a strong publication record
and literary reputation, including at least one published book, and successful
university teaching experience. An MFA in creative writing is preferred.
Additional publications or teaching expertise in one or more of the following
areas would be a plus: creative nonfiction, African American literature,
Latinx literature, Native American literature, Asian American literature,
environmental writing, and/or hybrid literature and writing.
This hire will enable us to maintain the high quality of our competitive MFA
program and our popular, growing creative writing concentration in the English
major. The new Assistant Professor will develop and maintain relationships
with writers who contribute to our visiting writers program; will attract and
recruit candidates into our MFA program; will direct poetry theses and serve
on thesis committees; will mentor MFA students in writing and teaching; and
will teach classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Likely courses
include Intermediate and Advanced Poetry Writing, Studies in Poetry, the
graduate Workshop in Poetry, and ENG 590, a craft seminar offered to graduate
MFA and MA students.
More information about the creative writing program at NC State can be found
at the English Department website (https: // english.chass.ncsu.edu/).
Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.
Minimum Education and Experience
A MFA with a concentration in poetry or a PhD with a creative dissertation in
poetry and demonstrated expertise in teaching at the university level.
Other Required Qualifications
The candidate should have an established reputation in poetry writing,
with the potential for future growth.
Strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected, as is a
willingness to build and support the creative writing program at NC State.
The candidate should have teaching experience at the university level,
preferably in poetry writing, and demonstrated evidence of teaching
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 10/06/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application please submit a letter of application, a
curriculum vitae or resume, four writing samples (uploaded to “Other
Documents (1)”) , and the contact information for three (3)
Position Number 00108841
Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0
Appointment 9 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 160201 - English
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact
Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or email@example.com. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the
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Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must
be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive
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employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.
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