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Thursday, November 19, 2009


Gilman School, an independent boys’ school in Baltimore, announces its search to award the fifteenth Tickner Writing Fellowship to a writer in fiction, poetry, playwriting, or creative non-fiction. Responsibilities include teaching one senior elective in creative writing each semester, organizing a series of readings, advising the literary magazine, & working one-to-one with students in the Tickner Writing Center. Salary: $30,000, plus full benefits package. To apply: Send CV, cover letter, three confidential letters of recommendation, & a writing sample consisting of either 10 published poems or up to 30 pages of published prose to: Mr. Patrick Hastings, Director of the Tickner Writing Center, Gilman School, 5407 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210. Firm deadline for receipt of all materials is January 8, 2010.

Saginaw Valley State University. The Department of English at Saginaw Valley State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English, with emphasis in creative writing: poetry, beginning Fall 2010. Required qualifications: PhD in English or closely related field; significant juried poetry publications; ability to teach introductory & upper-division creative writing courses & general education literature courses; commitment to department, university, & community service in the arts, including working with SVSU's visiting writers series. Preferred qualifications: Ability to teach multicultural and/or world literatures. Additional Information: 4-4 load. For further information & to apply for this position please visit AA/EOE.

Cornell University. The Creative Writing Program of the English Department invites applications for a poet (with an MFA degree in Creative Writing & at least one full-length book of poetry published by a reputable press) for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship beginning July 2010. The position involves teaching creative writing at the undergraduate & graduate level, teaching composition, perhaps teaching an occasional literature course, & assisting with program administration. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, dossier of recommendation letters, & a book of your poems to: Creative Writing Search Committee, Department of English, 250 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-3201. Deadline: December 15. AA/EOE

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. Review Date: Review of applications will begin January 4, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience. Date of Appointment: August 2010. Description of Responsibilities: Teach Creative Nonfiction to a diverse population of undergraduate students as part of a vibrant, multi-genre creative writing program. Maintain a significant publication record. Required Qualifications: MFA in creative writing, with significant publication history and an interest in working with students from a variety of cultures. Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience that promotes global perspectives and awareness at the undergraduate level. To Apply: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of transcripts, three current letters of reference, and 10 - 15 pages of published creative nonfiction electronically to:

Stanford University. The Department of English & the Creative Writing Program are conducting a search for a fiction writer at the tenured associate level. The successful candidate will have a record of distinguished publication, including at least one book, & a strong teaching commitment; he or she will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate & undergraduate levels in both the English Department & the Creative Writing Program & to hold a degree of practice (MFA, PhD, MA in Creative Writing) or the equivalent. Applicants should send curriculum vitae with a full list of publications & names & addresses of three references to: Professor Eavan Boland, Director, Program in Creative Writing, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2087. For full consideration, materials must be received by December 4. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2010.

University of North Carolina Greensboro. Assistant Professor, Poetry. Tenure-track appointment in creative writing (poetry) effective August 1, 2010. Applicants must have published a minimum of one book & have appropriate teaching & professional credentials. MFA is the preferred degree. Candidates should possess the ability to teach creative writing & literature at both the undergraduate & graduate levels. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, home to one of the oldest MFA writing programs in the country, is especially proud of the diversity of its student body & we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. Send letter of application & c.v. to: Chair, Poetry Search Committee, 3302 MHRA Building, UNCG, Greensboro, N.C. 27412. Dossiers will be requested after initial screening. Include SASE for acknowledgment. Postmark deadline is November 20. AA/EOE.

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