The Department of Literature, Language, Writing, and Philosophy at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham is seeking a well-rounded and flexible Creative Writing/Fiction faculty member to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor line. This individual will teach in an innovative and rapidly growing program in Creative Writing. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education and advising, teaching effectiveness, writing for publication and service. Position subject to budgetary approval. MFA and/or significant publication with leading publishers required for teaching Creative Writing/Fiction. Book publication on a major press required. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card. Interested candidates can learn more about and apply for this position through the University's Web site (www.fdu.edu) by clicking on the Employment link at the bottom of the page. Contact: Professor Peter Benson, Chair Application Information. Contact: Peter Benson/ Literature, Language, Writing and Philosophy/ Fairleigh Dickinson University/ Online App. Form: https://jobs.fdu.edu.
Distinguished Visiting Writer: Bowling Green State University. The English Department seeks applicants for the College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer. The successful candidate will be in residence spring 2011; teach one fiction writing workshop in our BFA program and one workshop in our MFA program; give a reading and a lecture; and advise theses. Qualifications: 1) MA, MFA or Ph.D. by time of employment; 2) at least one book of fiction and critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation; and 3) evidence of outstanding teaching. Salary: competitive. See our website, www.bgsu.edu/departments/creative-writing/visitingwriter.html, for a fuller description of the position. Send cover letter, CV, transcripts, three current letters of reference, writing sample (one book), a list of courses taught with brief descriptions, and 1-2 samples of undergraduate syllabi to Kristine Blair, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0191. The starting date of employment for this position is January 2011. Screening of applicants will begin June 14, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. BGSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Application Information Postal Address: Kristine L. Blair, Chair/ English Department/ Bowling Green State University/ 1001 E. Wooster St./ Bowling Green, OH 43403-0191/ Phone: 419-372-7543.
Writing: Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing, Department of English, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. Tenure-track position available August 20, 2010. Responsibilities: teach and develop a wide range of undergraduate and graduate creative writing courses, particularly in fiction; publish fiction. Minimum qualifications: earned MFA or Ph.D. in creative writing by August 1, 2010; strong record of publication in fiction; record of effective teaching at the college or university level. Preferred qualifications: one published book of fiction; secondary specialization in poetry or screenwriting (with record of publication or production); experience in digital media, creative writing program administration, or community-based education. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and copies of graduate transcripts as pdf or MSWord attachments to