Summer Faculty: Creative Writing

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Summerfuel at UMass-Amherst Faculty - Creative Writing
July 30 - July 25, 2014
Faculty Position
Summerfuel is seeking graduate students, faculty, secondary school teachers and professionals to teach small classes of motivated high school students. Ideal candidates should have extensive teaching experience, a zest for opening young minds to new fields of study, and a talent for teaching in an interactive classroom with a give-and-take pedagogical style.
The Summerfuel program at UMass-Amherst attracts students from all over the world. All Summerfuel students participate in two enrichment courses - one offered in the morning (9:15 am - 11:45 am) and a second in the afternoon (4:00 - 5:30 pm). Teaching a Summerfuel course is an excellent opportunity for professors, high school teachers, graduate students or professionals who enjoy working with young, curious students.
Class Description
Whether you''ve dreamed of publishing a best selling novel or simply want to take a stab at writing short stories, this is the class for you. Explore essential elements of creative writing, including voice, character development, dialogue, setting and narrative arc, using a variety of fictional forms. Workshop your stories, poems and plays with your peers to put together a polished portfolio of creative fiction.
Course Schedule
Session 1 (June 30th - July 11th):Monday - Friday 9:15am - 11:45am
Session 2 (July 14th - July 25th):Monday - Friday 9:15am - 11:45am
Please Note: There will be a mandatory faculty meeting before the program starts. Time: TBD
$50 - $60 per hour, dependent on experience
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume on our job site at:
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Please do not call or email about the status of your application. Once we have reviewed your application, we will notify you whether or not we would like to move forward with your candidacy.
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