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The School of Arts and Humanities

Open Rank Professor of Creative Writing (pah151007)

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The School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of Literary Studies: Creative Writing. Specialization in the following areas is desired: prose fiction, poetry. MFA or PhD in appropriate field required, PhD is highly desirable; significant publications (at least one published book with reputable press) required; university teaching experience on both graduate and undergraduate level is highly desirable. A secondary field in Contemporary Literature and Contemporary Literary Theory is also highly desirable.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to publishing, undergraduate and graduate teaching, interdisciplinary education and research, and professional academic service. An interest in student publication and similar activities would be a plus. The School offers an interdisciplinary program built on three interrelated areas: Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and Aesthetic Studies. The academic philosophy of the School emphasizes the fusion of critical with creative thinking as well as linkages among various modes of artistic expression and communication. The School has an internationally renowned program in Translation Studies. UTD is a dynamic, growing research institution with a diverse student body and a strong research faculty. Salary competitive.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015. Appointment begins August 1, 2016. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. For more information on the School, see http://ah.utdallas.edu.

Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation for Assistant Professor and five letters of recommendation for Associate Professor via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.

Posted on: Oct 08, 2015

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications. This page is still available for reference.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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