FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTQueens College is an urban school with a faculty and student body that reflects the diversity of New York City. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. With a commitment to an increasingly global society, Queens College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. The College's liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs have earned it high rankings in college guides such as "The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges;" the College's graduates have won prominence in nearly every field.The Queens College English Department teaches a wide range of undergraduate courses to over four thousand students, including five hundred and fifty English majors. Its MA program serves over two hundred MS Ed and literature students, and its MFA program in Creative Writing and Translation attracts a select group of students from across the US. The forty-five full-time faculty teach and publish in both traditional and emerging areas within the profession; recent hires include specialists in composition studies, nineteenth-century American, Asian American, African American, Caribbean, Victorian, Science Fiction, transnational, and Children's literature. Eight English Department faculty also teach in the consortia! PhD program in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, more than from any other CUNY college.ln support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values the English Department seeks to fill one tenure-track Assistant Professor Vacancy in Creative Nonfiction Writing beginning Fall 2018. The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in creative writing and participate in the MFA program. The candidate is also expected to engage in writing and publication, and perform advising duties in the English department. The selected candidate will also share departmental committee responsibilities and take on other administrative duties if needed.QUALIFICATIONSMFA, or PhD in Creative Writing, English or a related field. Also required are a record or clear promise of publication, a record of strong teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to departmental and institutional service.All candidates with publication and teaching expertise in creative nonfiction writing will be considered, but we are especially interested in applications from scholars with experience teaching in an MFA program and with a broad range of publication across the genres of nonfiction writing.COMPENSATIONCUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.HOW TO APPLYIf you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below: * Go to ww w.cuny.eduand click on "Employment" * Click "Search job listings" * Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs" * Search by Job Opening ID number (17394) * Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructionsPlease note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, CV, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example: JoeResume . Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.It is essential that candidates submit the requested items to CUNYFirst for a valid application. In addition candidates must also submit a full dossier including cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to Professor Glenn Burger, Chair , by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include Asst. Prof . Nonfiction Position in the subject line.CLOSING DATENovember 14, 2017JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: FacultyEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.*Location: * Queens College*Job Title: * Assistant Professor of Creative Nonfiction Writing*Job ID: * 17394*Full/Part Time: * Full-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
Queens College opened its doors in 1937 with the goal of offering a first-rate education to talented people of all backgrounds and financial means. Queens College is one of CUNY’s largest senior colleges. It enjoys a national reputation for its liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs. Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large an...d diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides and our graduates have won prominence in nearly every field.