English, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Artist-in-Residence (24642)

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Job DetailsJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type FacultyEducation Level Graduate DegreeDescription Preference Date for Applications:
June 15, 2021

Required Documents:
Online faculty application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, creative writing sample (10 pp. maximum), degree transcripts for all degrees, and a teaching statement that demonstrates commitment to racial justice in the classroom. Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.

Contact Information:
Please contact Dr. J. David Macey ([email protected]) with questions.

Position Announcement:
The Department of English invites applications for a One-Year, Full-Time Temporary Artist in Residence (2021-2022). We seek to appoint a poet. The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty and to creating a welcoming environment for all.

Position Overview:
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. This position is full-time, non tenure-track position and is temporary.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The teaching load is 6 credit-hours (two courses) per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate introduction to creative writing and senior- and/or graduate-level poetry workshops. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students, serving on master’s thesis committees, and organizing creative writing readings, workshops, and other events on campus and in the wider community.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. or M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry), an active publication record, and a commitment to high-quality teaching are required.

Physical Demands:
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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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time