Job Location: Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH
Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of English
The School of Arts & Humanities and Department of Liberal Arts at Mount St. Joseph University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English. The position will begin in August of 2023.
Mount St. Joseph University is a Catholic academic community founded by the Sisters of Charity. Celebrating over 100 years, Mount St. Joseph University is committed to delivering high-quality academics, hands-on experiential learning, and personalized attention from faculty and staff that are dedicated to student success. The Mount offers interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curricula emphasizing values, integrity, and social responsibility. Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, on the banks of the Ohio River, the Mount offers both urban and rural opportunities for recreation and living.
We seek candidates who embody our University’s mission, including a commitment to service, inclusion, and social justice. Applicants must have the ability to work collegially and effectively with faculty, students, staff, administrative colleagues, alumni, and professional communities served by the university.
Qualifications This position is designed for a fiction writer. Candidates should have a strong background in Creative Writing: Fiction and an appropriate terminal degree such as an MFA in Creative Writing, or a Ph.D. in Creative Writing or Literature. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate core courses in writing and literature and upper-level seminars for our Major in Liberal Arts in addition to teaching courses in the craft of writing fiction. The successful candidate will also lead a co-curricular writing group. In addition, the successful candidate will receive release time to actively recruit students from area high schools to join the writing group and Liberal Arts major. A strong commitment to teaching, advising, departmental citizenship, student recruitment, and a demonstrated program of creative/scholarly activity are required. Other duties as assigned. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion. Application reviews will begin on 11/14/2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.
A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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