The salary starts at the base per-section rate in the College of Liberal Arts. In 2013-14 that was $4093.
Requirements • Enrollment in the Creative Writing MFA program at Colorado State University • BA degree • Have excellent skills as a creative writer and potential for excellence in teaching creative writing proven by the successful completion of one semester of E607B (the internship in teaching Beginning Creative Writing)
Responsibilities Teach one section of E210 (Beginning Creative Writing) for one semester.
General Information The Department of English at CSU has a tenure-track faculty of 35, approximately 450 undergraduate majors, and 100 graduate students. We appoint approximately 35 graduate teaching assistants who teach creative and expository writing and English as a second language. Undergraduate concentrations in creative writing, English education, language, literature, and writing lead to a B.A. in English. Master of Arts degrees are offered in creative nonfiction, English education, literature, rhetoric and composition, and TESL/TEFL. A Master of Fine Arts is offered in creative writing. For further information, visit the Department home page at http://english.colostate.edu.
Applicants should write to Dr. Louann Reid, Chair, Department of English, Colorado State University, 1773 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1773. Direct questions to Sue Russell at (970) 491-1898 or Sue.Russell@colostate.edu.
Applicants may submit materials at any time. For full consideration for Fall 2014, please submit applications by February 15, 2014. The 2014-2015 “instructor to teach E210” pool will expire on December 31, 2014. You will need to reapply each year to be added to the following academic year’s pool.
Applications must include the following:
• a letter of application • a detailed résumé or c.v. • three recent letters of reference and • a street address, phone number, and email address where you can be reached during both the school year and the summer.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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