Department: English, Creative Writing
Time Status: Full Time
Reports To: Chair, Department of English and Modern Languages
The Department of English and Modern Languages at Olivet Nazarene University seeks applicants for a full-time position as Assistant or Associate Professor of English with an emphasis in Creative Writing.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching responsibilities include creative writing courses, first and second year composition courses, and basic writing. Faculty will also advise writing minors on their senior creative writing portfolios. Additional responsibilities include advising students, serving on department and university committees, and pursuing a scholarly agenda.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:
Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in creative writing or a related field, though consideration will be given to applicants in progress toward a doctoral degree. Desirable secondary areas of expertise include ESL (including a teaching license), English education (teaching license preferred), and basic writing.
1. cover letter,
2. curriculum vita,
3. unofficial transcript,
4. statement of teaching philosophy,
5. statement of Christian faith, and
6. three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching ability) to:
Dr. Kashama Mulamba
Chair, Department of English & Modern Languages
Olivet Nazarene University
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914
Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2013. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Olivet Nazarene University is a Christian, evangelical, comprehensive teaching institution affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. Olivet offers both baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in numerous areas of study and annually enrolls approximately 4,500 students. The university is located in the village of Bourbonnais, one hour south of Chicago’s Loop. Applicants are encouraged to visit the university Web site (www.olivet.edu) and the department Web site (http://eml.olivet.edu). Olivet Nazarene University seeks applicants who profess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and hold a strong commitment to the values and lifestyle of evangelical Christianity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Olivet operates under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964).