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Tuesday, December 8, 2009


Missouri State University: Creative Writing/Poetry Instructor (A060)
Creative Writing (Poetry) Instructor--The English Department at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO anticipates an August 16, 2010 opening for a 9-month, non-tenure-track Instructor. For a full description of the position see To apply for this position, please complete the electronic application and submit supplemental materials to: Dr. W.D. Blackmon, English Department, Missouri State University, 901 South National, Springfield, MO 65897. EO/AA. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.' Postal Address: Dr. W.D. Blackmon/English Department/Missouri State University/901 S. National/Springfield, MO 65897. Online App. Form here.

Assistant Professor of English with specialty in Poetry Writing.
Ph.D. required and experience teaching first-year composition highly desired. Candidates must be committed to teaching excellence and serious creative production and/or scholarship. The 3-course load includes responsibilities at the freshman, sophomore, and upper levels with occasional opportunities to teach in the M.A. program. Interviewing at MLA. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2009 Send cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and dossier (with current transcripts and three letters of recommendation), to Dr. Patricia Ward, Department Chair. For more information please visit here.

The University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Writing at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2010. The appointment carries a 3-3 teaching load divided between undergraduate and M.A. courses in Creative Writing and introductory and/or advanced courses in a second field. We seek an individual committed to teaching and curricular development at the undergraduate and Master's level, creative and/or scholarly publication, university and community service. Cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, dissertation abstract, and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to or in hard copy to Thomas C. Foster, Creative Writing Search Chair, Department of English, University of Michigan-Flint, 326 French Hall, Flint, MI 48502-1950. No first-round interviews at MLA. On-campus interviews will likely be conducted in February 2010. Review of applications will begin January 4 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks an energetic and collaborative colleague for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Creative Writing-Poetry. Teaching includes poetry workshops and other upper-level as well as introductory writing courses. Secondary specialty in one or more of the following areas also desirable: children's/adolescent literature, world literature, linguistics. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active publishing agenda, to mentor students on individual and group projects, and to develop significant outreach projects in the community and the region. Online App. Form.

Bennington College seeks two published writers of distinguished literary accomplishment to teach literature and writing to highly motivated undergraduates. In keeping with our commitment to the teacher-practitioner model, we seek writers of poetry, fiction, drama or nonfiction whose own interests and abilities as teachers will shape our future curriculum. We are committed to teaching major works in the history of literature, and likely candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach a broad spectrum of essential works. Please submit a letter of interest and CV to Literature Search Committee, Bennington College, One College Drive, Bennington. VT 05201. Online App. Form.

Assistant Professor of English - Creative Nonfiction Writing, Bemidji State University
Responsibilities: Teach creative nonfiction writing at junior through graduate levels. Teach first-year composition and related academic writing. Contribute to a program of scholarship within the discipline,student advising, service to the University and community, and other associated faculty duties. Contribute to interdisciplinary teaching and distance learning delivery. Involvement in activities that support Bemidji State University's signature themes: Environmental stewardship, Civic engagement, Global/multicultural understanding. Minimum Qualifications: MFA in writing and/or PhD in English with specialization in writing creative nonfiction. Significant and appropriate publications. Teaching experience in university level courses. Ability to teach upper division and graduate level courses. Ability to teach first-year composition. Teaching excellence, student-centered. Knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations. Application Procedure: Apply online here.

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