Creative Writing - University of Houston-Main Campus in Houston Texas

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University of Houston-Main Campus

Houston, Texas 77204-3013

United States

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Detailed Job Description

University of Houston
Department of English
University of Houston
The Department of English
Creative Writing

Associate or Full Professor in Creating Writing, expertise in Hispanic literary heritage of contemporary Hispanic writing.  Genre open.  Applicants should have published at least 2 books of creative writing or translation and provide evidence of effective teaching.  Areas of secondary interest:  translation studies , cultural studies.  Teaching load is two courses a semester for two semesters a year.  The Department of English is a large, dynamic department offering the M.F.A. and Ph.D. in Literture and Creative Writing; the M.A. and Ph.D. in English and American Literature; a doctoral concentration in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy; and graduate certificates in Empire Studies and in Translation Studies.  In addition to the Department's strengths, the University of Houston's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers programs in Hispanic Studies, African American Studies, and American Cultures, and it houses the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Center for the Americas.  The University of Houston is the premier tier-one public doctoral institution in the nation's fourth largest city, and has one of the most diverse student bodies among research-one universities.

Send letter and vita to j. Kastely, Director, Creative Writing Program, Dept. of English, University of Houston, Houston, Texas  77204-3013.  On-line applications are acceptable, send to CWP@UH>EDU.  Search will continue until the position is filled.  The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • Creative Writing
  • Hispanic Literary heritage
  • Comtemporary Hispanic writing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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