Archive for July, 2012

Job Opp: UC Denver lecturer

July 25, 2012

Here’s a great opportunity for MA and MFA grads!

Position Description: Creative Writing Lecturer

The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, seeks a lecturer of Creative Writing with a specialization in Fiction. An MFA or PhD in Creative Writing, and a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching is required (on campus and online). The position is for the fall term, beginning August 1st, 2012, and the lecturer is asked to teach two intermediate fiction courses: one online and one on campus.

The downtown campus is located in the heart of the city’s commercial, cultural and recreational district. Its location in downtown Denver attracts a diverse population, comprising primarily commuters, many of whom are non-traditional students. This diversity is enriched by our commitment to a philosophy of inclusion, embedded in all aspects of campus life from its community members, curriculum, research and community service, allowing for the creation of a learning environment that welcomes, embraces, sustains and celebrates the unique and shared experiences of faculty, staff and students.

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications): As a minimum requirement, the candidate must have an MA in the applicable field (or in a closely related field) and teaching experience.

Desired Qualifications: Preference will be given to those instructors whose qualification most fit the teaching area with attention to experience teaching in a public university.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are available at The posting number is 818343. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Please include 1) a letter of intent that outlines qualifications; 2) CV that includes teaching experience; 3) names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references; and 4) a sample syllabi (creative writing classes preferred).

The successful applicant must pass a background investigation prior to employment.

Any questions about the position should be directed to Brian Barker (brian.barker(at)

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. Some positions may require a motor vehicle records check.

The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Information
Contact: University of Colorado
Online App. Form: