Part-Time Assistant Professor, Creative Writing – Poetry
School of Arts and Sciences
Duration of position: One semester and may be renewed on a semester by semester basis.
The Department of English in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants for a part time position at the Assistant Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants with expertise in professional creative writing with an emphasis in poetry writing.
- M.F.A in creative Writing with a specialty in poetry from a recognized university
- Relevant university teaching experience (minimum 3-5 years)
- Professional experience as a writer preferred, particularly in advertising
- Teaching poetry
- Training for creative writing careers in advertising: concept designs, songs, commercial jingles, marketing quotes and verses, and image captions
The Department of English consists of 32 full-time faculty and a number of part-time faculty. The Department of is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, and is committed to student-centerdness and to serving the community.
The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb.
Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent outlining their teaching and/or professional experience , a CV, and a writing sample. The CV should include the names and emails of three references. The application should be sent by email to Dr. Kristiaan Aercke, Chair of the Department of English, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.