DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH - EMERGING WRITER LECTURER
One-year appointment, beginning August 2010, for a creative writer who plans a career that involves college-level teaching, to teach three courses per semester, including Introduction to Creative Writing and an advanced course in the writer's genre, as well as to assist with departmental writing activities. Mentorship for teaching and assistance in professional development provided. M.A., with a concentration in creative writing, M.F.A., or Ph.D. with creative dissertation, required. Teaching experience and literary magazine publications are essential. Competitive salary. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a 5-10 page writing sample to: Emerging Writer Lectureship, Department of English, Campus Box 397, Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, postmarked by January 29, 2010. Electronic applications will not be accepted. Do not send entire monographs, books, etc.
Carroll College. The English program at Carroll College is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in creative writing with emphasis in fiction. The position will entail the teaching of multi-genre creative writing courses from the introductory to the advanced undergraduate level, so experience in teaching poetry is also required. The successful applicant will have the MFA or PhD in hand along with a substantial record of publication. Teaching experience in areas such as non-fiction prose, screenwriting, world literature, or first-year seminar is welcomed but not required. All members of our department teach literature courses & one section of freshman composition per year; the course load is 4/3. The search committee will contact selected candidates sometime in January for phone interviews. Please send a letter of application, CV, & writing sample of 20-30 pages by January 10 to: Renee McMahon, Director of Human Resources, Carroll College, Helena,
MT 59625. Carroll College is a Catholic undergraduate college in the liberal arts tradition. AA/EOE.
Quinnipiac University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2010. This is a full-time, non-tenure track renewable term appointment. Applicants must have an MFA or appropriate terminal degree in hand by August 2010, with a specialization in creative writing, fiction writing preferred. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and an established publishing history. We have a growing interest in creative arts at Quinnipiac University, and the successful candidate will take a leadership role in developing this interest, including contributing to curriculum development within the department, advising our undergraduate literary magazine, organizing readings on campus, and advising departmental and college arts and creativity organizations. Expected teaching load is the equivalent of 3/3. Qualified applicants should apply online. Online application materials should include a letter of application and a current curriculum vita. In addition, three letters of recommendation, at least one of which directly addresses the candidate's teaching, should be sent to Creative Writing Search, c/o Danielle Pomponi, English Department Secretary, CL-AC1, Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518. Applications must be received by February 28, 2010.
Kent State University. The Department of English will hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Poetry Writing, beginning August 2010. We seek a published poet, who is qualified to teach in our undergraduate program & in the Consortial Northeast Ohio Universities Master of Fine Arts (NEOMFA) in Creative Writing program. Candidates should have a strong publication record & teaching experience in creative writing. Northeast Ohio supports a flourishing writing community, including Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center which promotes opportunities for emerging & established poets & poetry audiences locally, regionally, & nationally. Competitive salary & benefits & opportunities for full semester & summer research appointments & pre-tenure workload releases. Teaching will include undergraduate poetry-writing courses & portfolio direction for students in our Writing Minor, as well as graduate courses in poetry-writing & thesis direction in the MFA program. An MFA or PhD in Creative Writing is required by time of appointment in August 2010. For a complete description of this position & to apply online, visit our jobsite at: http://jobs.kent.edu for position number 991014 & complete an academic data form. In addition, please submit by January 15 a cover letter, vita, names of three (3) references, & a sample of published work letters of recommendation to: Professor Ron Corthell, Chair, Department of English, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001. Attn: Creative Writing Search Committee. AA/EOE.
English: English, Assistant Professor: Seton Hill University seeks published genre novelist (priority for popular mystery/crime/suspense writer; will also consider fantasy or romance author) for tenure-track position in our low-residency MFA program in Writing Popular Fiction, starting June 2010. Commitment to genre fiction essential. Composition, online and graduate teaching experience highly desirable. MFA required (Ph.D. preferred). 4/4 teaching responsibilities; half of course load will serve undergraduate English and Composition instruction. Seton Hill University is a Catholic, liberal arts University, serving undergraduate, adult and graduate students. Seton Hill is located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh. Visit http://www.setonhill.edu for more information. Immediately send a letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, sample publications, and three letters of reference to Michael Arnzen (arnzen(at)setonhill.edu), Ph.D., Seton Hill Uni
versity, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601. Deadline: February 3rd, 2010. Seton Hill University is committed to a faculty, staff and student body that reflect the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE.