The Department of English at Ashland University ( www.ashland.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with emphasis in creative writing. This position reports directly to the Department Chair of English within the College of Arts and Sciences.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to undergraduate education, significant publications, and an active creative writing agenda in more than one genre–preferably fiction and nonfiction, and be expected to contribute to the life of Ashland University. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in first-year composition, undergraduate creative writing workshops, graduate creative writing workshops as needed, and other courses as needed.
MFA in Creative Writing and/or PhD in English, Creative Writing, or Rhetoric and Composition required. Evidence of excellence in teaching both creative writing and first-year composition is required.