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Half-Time One-year Contractual Lecturer -- Creative Writing

School of Communications Design, College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 2012-031

Position Type: Half-Time Faculty Position with Prorated Benefits Package
Opens: 06/01/12     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Position is open until filled; application review begins immediately;  position begins in August 2012

The University of Baltimore’s School of Communications Design seeks a published creative writer for a half-time contractual position beginning in August 2012 (contingent on final budgetary approval).  Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as participating in curriculum development.  Applicants should possess an appropriate graduate degree, a substantive record of publications, and college-level teaching experience.  The ability to teach literature, as well as writing, will be a plus.  Teaching responsibilities will focus on helping students develop and improve their writing, and understand and seek publication opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS
Requires an M.A. or M.F.A. in creative writing or a significant publication record; college-level teaching experience; demonstrated effectiveness in the classroom; publications in creative writing.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the publishing arts and current technologies that support writers, be able to work effectively as part of a team, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have experience working with a diverse, non-traditional student population.

TO APPLY
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita and names and contact information of three references.  Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the search is completed.  Please submit all materials directly to msavige@ubalt.edu or to Marian Savige, Academic Program Specialist, School of Communications Design, University of Baltimore, 1420 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201-5779.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The University of Baltimore is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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