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Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through SLU Worldwide. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three US territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education. The School of Arts and Sciences is currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, nine (9) month, tenure track, Assistant Professor, faculty position to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate courses in creative writing and literature. An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level. A candidate possessing a master’s degree with 18 graduate study hours in the discipline and demonstrated teaching with appropriate years of experience in higher education may be considered at the Instructor level. Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of July or August 2017. In addition to curriculum vitae, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application: Values Statement Teaching Philosophy Cover Letter Transcripts - see special instructions Letter of Recommendation 1 Letter of Recommendation 2 Letter of Recommendation 3 Student Evaluations (six classes minimum) - Three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior) If you do not have those documents at the time of application, please upload a text or word document stating, “Recommendations will be sent independently.” Recommendation letters can be mailed to Academic Affairs at the address stated below. - Values statement (500 words or less) - Teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University - Official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university) - Student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate). This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2017-2018 academic year. Special Instructions: *Official transcripts for Master, Graduate, and Doctorate degrees are required to complete your application packet and are to be issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective education institution.* *Initial interviews will be conducted via telephone or Skype. Transcripts that are “Issued to Student” or issued to another institution are not accepted. Digital and/or electronic transcripts cannot be accepted at this time. A certified evaluation and translation is required for foreign transcripts from World Education Services (WES). Expenses for official transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant. Please have transcripts and certified evaluations mailed to: Saint Leo University Academic Affairs MC 2006 PO Box 6665 Saint Leo, Florida 33574 Responsibilities Saint Leo University HR Suite :: Posting Show :: PeopleAdmin The faculty member will be required to: * Teach a 12-credit hour course load comprised of undergraduate and graduate courses per year; * Advise undergraduate or graduate students as needed; * Engage in curriculum development as needed; * Support recruiting efforts; * Demonstrate professional development (eg, publication); * Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values; * Teach undergraduate courses on-ground and graduate courses online during the academic year, as well as contributing to the graduate summer residency; * Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and * Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs. Qualifications Required Qualifications: *A terminal degree in English, Creative Writing, or a related field (MFA or PhD) by the summer 2017 starting date; *A record of publication consistent with early career success; preference will be given to candidates with one book from a commercial, university, or small press, or significant publication in top-tier journals. *Evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level; *Significant potential for continued successful publication of creative work; *Demonstrated commitment to collaboration in the life and work of a unified department. Preferred Qualifications: This is an open genre search, but preference will be given to applications who demonstrate a record of successful publication, and the ability to work and teach in more than one genre.

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