Artist-in-Residence - English, Full Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track

Location
Edmond, OK
Posted
Apr 07, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 2018-4866
Posted Date 2018-04-04
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010077
Department English
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with experience and credentials.
Targeted Job Start Date 8/1/2018
Hours Per Week Varies
Weeks Per Year 32
Regular Workdays/Hours Varies
Preference Date 5/15/2018


Special Instructions to Applicants

Online faculty application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, creative writing sample, and degree transcripts for all degrees are required. Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.

College/Department Overview

The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.

Position Overview

Temporary Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. Teaching and departmental responsibilities expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The teaching load is 6 credit-hours per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in introductory creative writing and upper-division and master's-level courses in playwriting or screenwriting. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students, serving on master's thesis committees, participating in Creative Writing Program events, and helping to build an active community of writers.

Qualifications/Experience Required

An earned degree Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

A Ph.D. or MFA in Creative Writing with specialization in playwriting or screenwriting. Special consideration will be given to writers with experience in an additional genre. The University actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

An active publication record, and a commitment to high-quality teaching are required.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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