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Douglas College

Contract Faculty - Creative Writing


Position Details

Position Title Contract Faculty - Creative Writing Posting Number 00241F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/08/2020 End Date 12/22/2020 Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
The Creative Writing ( CRWR ) Department is seeking to hire a contract instructor to teach CRWR 1103: Introduction to Writing Fiction in the Fall 2020 semester and to expand its list of contract instructors qualified to teach CRWR courses in fiction and other genres at the post-secondary level.

There is 1 course available in Fall 2020. CRWR 1103: Introduction to Writing Fiction is scheduled on Wednesdays from 9:00 to 11:50 am in Fall 2020 (September 8, 2020 to December 22, 2020).

Available sections are identified each year.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Creative Writing ( CRWR ) Department offers first- and second-year courses in fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, screenwriting, song lyrics, playwriting, writing for children, and speculative fiction.

We are looking for a qualified instructor to teach CRWR 1103: Introduction to Writing Fiction offered in the Fall 2020 semester. In addition, the successful candidate will need to be qualified to teach in at least one other of the genres listed above.

Applicants are asked to indicate in their cover letter which genres they are qualified to teach.

Responsibilities

As an instructor, you will plan courses, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress. You will provide academic advice to learners and maintain quality, learner-centred instruction.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the College website for further information about the CRWR Department and its courses.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
- a minimum of a Master's degree in Creative Writing, or equivalent
- a minimum of one book publication and recent additional publishing credits (book, recognized literary magazine, or produced script) in Fiction and the other genre(s) that applicants wish to apply for.
- experience teaching CRWR workshops, preferably in a post-secondary setting
- demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Experience with online teaching will be considered an asset.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Open Date 05/07/2020 Close Date 05/21/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
To ensure consideration, application must be received by 4:30 P.M. on May 21, 2020. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. This posting will remain open until filled.

All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume. Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
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