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Title:
Assistant Professor (Creative Writing (Fiction))
Position Number:
0084397
Hiring Unit:
English Department
Location:
Manoa
Date Posted:
October 30, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 03, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General

Other Conditions:
Beginning Fall 2019. Position contingent upon clearance and availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach M.A.- and Ph.D-level courses in creative writing area(s) of specialization; teach introductory and upper division courses in literature, composition, and creative writing; student advising; publish in area(s) of specialization; participate in departmental and university service; other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in English or Creative Writing from a college or university of recognized standing (ABD will be considered, but all requirements for degree must be completed by August 2019); dissertation, thesis, and/or substantial publications in fiction; strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching and service; and demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience in teaching multiple genres; event (festivals, conferences, reading series, etc.) programming experience across communities.

To Apply:
Applications should be sent through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/57398. Applicants should submit an initial letter of application, a CV, three letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts through the link above (copies acceptable at time of application with original transcripts required upon hire). Additional materials such as a writing sample and teaching portfolio may be requested at a later stage in the search.
Address:
  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dept. of English
  2. 1733 Donaghho Road
  3. Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. S. Shankar; engchair@hawaii.edu

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