28 Nov 2017

Full-Time Job Darold D. Braida Endowed Chair in Creative Writing (Fall 2018)

Grand View University (Job Poster)Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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Job Description

Grand View is currently searching for a creative writing specialist at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to fill the Darold D. Braida Endowed Chair in Creative Writing within our English department.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have a minimum of an MFA with significant teaching experience; PhD preferred. The ideal candidate will bring prior experience in order to teach a variety of courses, with expertise in playwriting and a secondary emphasis in nonfiction or fiction.

DUTIES: In addition to courses within the candidate’s area of specialty, the person will also be expected to teach in our institutional inter-disciplinary core and work in collaboration with our theater program. A component of this position will be to lead the department in the development of several creative writing initiatives focused on the candidate’s specialty in partnership with the Des Moines community. To that end, we seek applicants with sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, identity, and ethnic backgrounds of students. Candidates should specifically address how they will promote a culturally diverse and inclusive educational environment.

APPLICATION: Interested applicants should apply via our online application process and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial satisfactory at this time), statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Review of applicants will begin January 15. Position will remain open until filled.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Pre-employment background check required.

Grand View University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities.

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• Job Title: Darold D. Braida Endowed Chair in Creative Writing (Fall 2018)
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Grand View University
• website: www.grandview.edu
• Location: Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, Creative, professor, teaching, and writing. Location: Iowa. Job listing expires in 11 days.