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CRWR Pro Tem Instructor - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: English, Humanities

Department: Creative Writing Program
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV

Department Summary
The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon offers both a minor in creative writing and a Master of Fine Arts. The Program emphasizes the workshop and integrating concentrated time for writing with craft seminars.

Undergraduate offerings within the Creative Writing Program also include the Kidd Tutorial Program (a unique studio experience that emphasizes literary analysis in both poetry and prose fiction, craft-related topics of concern to the college-level creative writer, and an engagement with the rigorous critical discourse).

Position Summary
The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open instruction pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding and performance. Potential courses are typically at the undergraduate level.

Minimum Requirements
MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing required. Qualifications also include evidence of strong teaching at the university level and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students.


The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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