Department of English and Creative Writing
Concert: Ethel quartet plus guitarist Kaki King
Hard-driving guitarist Kaki King combines forces with New York-based string quartet Ethel, which joined King on her latest album, "Glow." $18, including parking ($5 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. http://www.oswego.edu/arts
Location: Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Wednesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse vs St. John Fisher
Location: Oswego, NY- South Athletic Field
Saturday, March 22, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Elmira
Location: Oswego, NY- South Athletic Field
Tuesday, March 25, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, March 20, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Oswego Night at the Crunch
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Location: The War Memorial at Oncenter, Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY, United States
Saturday, March 22, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Department of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Screenwriting.
Posting Date: September 30, 2013
Review Date: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled
Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time UUP faculty, visit: http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 18, 2014
Description of Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced screenwriting courses in a robust Creative Writing program with 130 majors and 75 minors. Additional responsibilities include teaching courses for the Cinema and Screen Studies program of the Department of English and Creative Writing; providing departmental and University service; advising majors; and continuing to produce a nationally competitive portfolio of sustained and distinctive creative activity.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: M.F.A. degree by time of appointment. Candidates must have a significant production history in screenwriting; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and experience as a mentor on individual student screenwriting projects. Candidates must be dedicated to helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed in a multicultural and global community.
Preferred Qualifications: The SUNY Oswego Creative Writing program offers a BA degree that integrates creative and critical studies. We are seeking a proactive colleague who has excellent communication skills and a rich understanding of idea development and creative writing concepts. The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep commitment to mentoring students and an entrepreneurial attitude to helping grow the program.
To Apply: Submit letter of application, full curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, a sample screenplay, contact information for three current references, and copies of unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned electronically to
If you have any questions about the position, please email Leigh Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: Our department of English and Creative Writing is the most comprehensive in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Our full-time and part-time faculty members work together to offer three complete majors, two minors, eight interdisciplinary majors and minors, a range of programs and a master of arts in English. With a choice of in-depth study in Literature, Creative Writing, Cinema and Screen Studies, African and African-American Studies and Women's Studies, our students benefit from our faculty's pursuit of the ongoing transformations that are the new humanities.
The Creative Writing program was founded at SUNY Oswego in 1965, one of the first undergraduate majors in creative writing in the world. The program provides undergraduates with the opportunity to earn a BA degree that integrates specialized writing within genres as well as critical studies of genre. The program has approximately 130 full time majors who are equally distributed among the key focus areas of the program: screenwriting, playwriting, creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry. It is a program with a strong history that seeks new faculty who are being innovative and entrepreneurial in their approach to curriculum and program design.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America's Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing email@example.com.
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