Dec 30, 2013

Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics Hiring a Professor of Creative Writing

Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics invites applications for a full-time core candidate advanced Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with excellent abilities in creative writing, literary scholarship, and program administration: appointment to begin fall 2014. Duties include teaching (on campus and online) undergraduate and graduate creative writing workshops, literary studies, and professional development courses; advising BA and MFA thesis students; service to the School and University; as well as program coordination of the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics. We seek a candidate who can teach across genres, with an emphasis in innovative prose writing (fiction and creative nonfiction) and an interest in queer literature and theory. Teaching load: 3/3 plus MFA thesis advising; course release for program coordination.

Start Date: July 1, 2014

Assistant Professor: $46,000
Associate Professor: $50,000, dependent upon experience

Qualified applicants should apply online by January 31, 2014 and include:

  • A letter of interest, including primary professional qualifications and pedagogical statement.
  • Curriculum vitae, highlighting teaching experience, administrative experience, publications, and community engagement.
  • One published book of innovative prose. Upload PDF or mail to Naropa University, JKS Faculty Search, 2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Three recent course syllabi of your own design.
  • Three letters of recommendation from writers or colleagues in equal or higher academic positions, highlighting teaching, publications, and collegiality.

Apply online.

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