The Division of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in English/Creative Writing. The division seeks a dynamic full-time faculty member with a passion for undergraduate education to help advance and grow the creative writing program. Teaching load is three courses per semester – introductory course, advanced courses in specific genres and the production of the college's literary magazine. The position will start in late August 2014. Candidates should have an earned M.F.A. Teaching excellence is the first priority at Bloomfield College. Candidates should have a strong record of teaching in higher education and ability to teach various genres. Connections to writing communities beyond academia a plus. Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing samples, and three letters of recommendation by Dec. 1, 2013, to CreativeWriting@bloomfield.edu . Fully electronic submission preferred; if something must be sent in hard copy, send to Creative Writing Search Committee, Bloomfield College, Division of Humanities, 467 Franklin Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003.
Bloomfield College, founded in 1868, is an independent, four-year institution with a diverse student body. It is located 10 miles west of NYC in Essex County, NJ, and easily accessible by auto (Garden State Parkway, Exit 148/149) or public transportation from New Jersey or NYC (De Camp buses # 33 and 88; NJ Transit, Montclair Line).