Chair, MFA in Creative Writing

Antioch University Santa Barbara is seeking a full-time Chair for the MFA in Creative Writing for Visual Media Program.  The Chair of the MFA Program in Creative Writing for Visual Media is responsible for administering this proposed new program, including hiring and supervision of faculty, leading efforts to recruit and retain faculty and students, and developing a strategy for a low-residency on-line program. As a member of the core faculty, the Chair will have teaching, advising, and mentoring duties in the MFA program as well as the usual responsibilities of all core faculty, and will work with the Chair of the BA Program to advise creative writing students. The Chair is expected to be professionally active in his/her field with a substantial production/publishing record and/or portfolio of creative work that includes writing for visual media (screen, stage, new media). The position reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs.  Position is pending budget approval and new program is pending approval of substantive change by WASC. 


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