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Lecturer- Creative Writing (Fiction), Department of English & Philosophy, Murray State University. Full-time, non-tenure track position to begin August 2010. Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing (Fiction) by appointment date is required. Evidence of teaching excellence and significant record of publication required. Ability to teach contemporary literature desirable. Responsibilities: Teach four courses per semester in fiction writing, courses covering one or more periods of literature with an emphasis in the short story and the novel, composition, and a sophomore-level Humanities course; engage in appropriate service. Application Deadline: Postmarked by March 5, 2010. To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and placement file with transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation addressing the above qualifications/responsibilities to: Creative Writing-Fiction Search, Department of English and Philosophy, Murray State University, 7C Faculty Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3341. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer. Postal Address: Department of English & Philosophy/ Murray State University/ Chair, Creative Writing—Fiction Search/ 7C Faculty Hall/ Murray, KY 42071.

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. Qualified applicants should apply online at 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.

Assistant Professor, Creative Writing (Fiction) and Literature
JOB DUTIES: Teach 9 credits per semester (3/3 load). Departmental and University service as appropriate. Teaching responsibilities include fiction writing at the graduate and undergraduate level in a growing writing program; undergraduate courses in literature, including lower-level surveys; and composition. Provide academic advising to English majors. 3-credit scholarship course release per semester. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in English or Creative Writing (Fiction) or M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Fiction). At least one book of fiction on a reputable press. Evidence of effective college-level teaching in a broad array of courses from general education literature and composition to graduate level creative writing. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Secondary scholarly interest in an area of Anglophone literary study, including but not limited to non-western literatures. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 02.28.2010 SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Anticipated opening for the 2010-11 academic year. Tenure-track. Transcripts and three letters of recommendation may be sent directly to Hiring Committee, Department of English Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764. Please do not send books or writing samples unless we contact you to request them. We cannot return unsolicited materials. Additional information about the English department can be found at:

Creighton University. Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing. Pending budgetary approval, Creighton University’s English department seeks to fill a tenure-track, entry-level Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing (area open). We welcome applicants with interest & involvement in the international writing community. Three-course load. MFA or PhD in creative writing required by August 2010, with evidence of excellent university-level teaching & significant publications. All faculty teach 100-level courses. Position begins August 2010. Candidates should familiarize themselves with our programs, department, university, & mission at, Review of applications begins February 20 & continues until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews at AWP Conference. Apply online with three letters of recommendation, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, & graduate/undergraduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable initially) to; select "Faculty" & follow directions. Send writing samples to: Dr. Brent Spencer, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68178. Include email address. All applications will be acknowledged. A Jesuit, Catholic institution, Creighton University encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the university’s distinctive educational traditions.

Goddard College Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Creative Writing Program
Part Time, Temporary, Faculty Positions Available. We seek faculty who are published writers committed to excellence in their craft and the development of individual voice. Our students work closely with their faculty advisors during each residency to plan the work of the semester. Our faculty continue this supportive and sustaining mentorship throughout the semester, and the students benefit from the experience, insights, and critical feedback of their advisors. BFA faculty members are cross-listed in the Individualized BA program at Goddard; applicants must, therefore, be prepared to respond to student work in at least two areas of liberal arts study in addition to creative writing. Interested applicants are urged to explore the Goddard BFA-CW and IBA programs on the Goddard web site before applying. Online App. Form:

Viterbo University invites applications for a full-time instructor (renewable, non-tenure track position) in the English Department beginning August 16, 2010. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in freshman composition courses, but may also include lower division creative writing or literature courses. The successful candidate will teach 15 credits per semester. Anticipated salary is in the low to mid $30s. Minimum qualifications: master's degree or MFA in English or related field and prior experience teaching freshman composition. Experience teaching either non-traditional populations or online courses preferred. Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution located in southwest Wisconsin in the scenic upper Mississippi River Valley. To apply, please send your application to Dr. Glena Temple, Dean, School of Letters and Science, Viterbo University, 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601 (or electronically to ggtemple(at) Your application should include: a letter of application indicating qualifications; application form (; teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and three letters of reference. Review begins March 10, 2010 and continues until position is filled.

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