The Department of English & Rhetoric at Georgia College invites applications for a distinguished poet to teach in the Creative Writing Program. This is a tenure track position, requiring: an MFA or Ph.D. by time of employment; at least one book of poetry and critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation; demonstrated knowledge of African American or Latin American literary traditions; and evidence of outstanding teaching. Teaching opportunities include courses in creative writing and literature. Teaching duties will vary but include graduate level poetry workshops and undergraduate creative writing and literature classes, serving as faculty poetry editor for the university’s journal, Arts & Letters, and advising graduate theses. Additionally, there will be the expectation of developing a new course in the faculty member’s area of expertise.
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment that understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.
Information about the creative writing program at Georgia College can be found at: http://www.gcsu.edu/creativewriting
Review of applications will begin January 24, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please visit the Georgia College employment website at: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5369