Half-Time Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing

Roosevelt University

United States

September 30, 2022


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Track Non-Tenure Track Position Title Half-Time Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing Category Full-Time Faculty Position Number TBD Posting Number F0000170 Location Chicago Open Date 07/28/2022 Close Date 09/30/2022 Open Until Filled? No Job Type Full-Time Working Hours Position Summary

Half-time visiting lecturer to teach graduate-level Creative Writing courses for the MFA program with a particular emphasis on Fiction and Creative Non- Fiction preferred. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience leading writing workshops and the ability to teach advanced literature topics courses with a focus on craft.

This position will have immediate responsibility for oversight and further curricular development of the program. Candidates for this position must be willing and able to teach two courses per semester in Creative Writing and/or English; advise graduate students and recruit for the incoming cohort; develop the course schedule for upcoming semesters in collaboration with the Chair of Humanities; and direct thesis projects in collaboration with other full- and part-time faculty.

The Visiting Lecturer will be a full participant in the Literature and Languages Program and the Department of Humanities, with a contributing role at the program and departmental levels.

Applications will close September 30, 2022; the successful candidate will begin their duties on January 3, 2023.

Special Instructions Summary

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, and statement of teaching philosophy when completing the application.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required Years of Experience Required Certification/Licensure Required Minimum Qualifications

Graduate degree (Masters of Fine Art or higher) and record of publication in creative writing required.

Previous university-level teaching experience required and previous administrative experience is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications Equipment Operated Working Conditions

Standard office and classroom environment.

Priority Application Instructions Departmental Contact Information

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have a record of publication in creative writing?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have experience teaching at the university level?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have administrative experience?
  • yes
  • no
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Teaching interests and philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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