Gonzaga University, Opening for full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach writing and literature for Fall 2010

Dear Colleagues,

I would be grateful if you would share this position announcement with qualified candidates. Best regards.


John Eliason, Director of Composition, Associate Professor of English, Gonzaga University, eliason@gonzaga.edu

Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach writing and literature, starting August 2010. 3/3 teaching load. Required qualifications: PHD in English with significant creative writing publication or MFA with at least one book and significant experience teaching literature. Evidence of superior teaching is essential. Particular consideration given to fiction and creative non-fiction writers with strong experience teaching literature. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate creative writing and other courses in the English Department. Letter of application should include a description of teaching philosophy, experience in teaching and writing, and professional values. Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Salary range—$42,227-48,495. Please send letter of application, vita, unofficial graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation to: Dr. D. S. Butterworth, Chair, Department of English, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave., Spokane, WA 99258. GU is an AA\EEO employer committed to diversity and encourages applications from under-represented groups. Deadline: postmarked March 29, 2010. We plan to conduct telephone interviews with finalists and have campus visits by late April. To learn more about Gonzaga University, visit www.gonzaga.edu.