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Tuesday, May 11, 2010


The University of Wisconsin-Marathon County and the University of Wisconsin Colleges English Department invite applications for a position as full-time lecturer. The UW-Marathon County campus is one of 13 campuses that comprise the UW Colleges, a freshman-sophomore transfer institution within the UW System. UW Colleges offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor's degree. APPOINTMENT: Full-time lecturer position for the 2010-2011 academic year. Contract year is August 25, 2010 to May 24, 2011. This position is filling a vacant tenure-track position. We expect to fill this position with a tenure-track faculty hire within the next two years and the person hired at this time may be considered if criteria are met. QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D., MFA, or other terminal degree in English required, with a concentration in Creative Writing. A record of successful teaching in first-year composition is preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES: Normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Scheduled course load includes first-year composition, creative writing, intermediate composition, and the literary magazine course. APPLICATION Applications are due by Sunday, May 16, 2010 for assured reconsideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Electronic submission requested. Submit the following materials in PDF or Microsoft Word to holly.hassel(at)>(replace (at) with @): * Letter of application * Curriculum vita * One-page statement of teaching philosophy * Contact information including email addresses for three current references * Unofficial graduate transcripts. Materials that cannot be sent electronically may be mailed to: Charlene Schmidt / UW-Marathon County / 518 S. 7th Avenue / Wausau, WI 54401. Please call 715-261-6221 if there are questions about submitting application.

Announcement of Position Vacancy, Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer
The English Department of Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for the College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer. Duties: The Creative Writing Program at Bowling Green State University seeks a distinguished visiting fiction writer who can contribute to both its undergraduate and graduate instructional programs as well as enhance its national reputation. 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 public 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. 3) Evidence of outstanding teaching. Salary: Competitive. Effective Date of Employment: The starting date of employment is January 2011. Submit application materials to: 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.

Visiting Professor (Open Rank) - Poetry, Institution: Oklahoma State University
One year appointment or two one-semester appointments, rank open, beginning August 2010. MFA or Ph.D. in Creative Writing with significant poetry publications and teaching experience required. Teaching 2 workshops per semester. Salary competitive. For further information on the department, see our web page at Send letter of application, cv, and writing sample to Carol Moder, Head, Department of English, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-4069. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 3, 2010. However, we will continue to accept and consider applications until the position is filled. Filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding. OSU is an AA/EEO/E-verify Employer committed to Diversity, and OSU Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.

The Liberal Arts Department at D'Youville College is seeking an Assistant Professor of English beginning August 2010. Job Details: Experience in teaching Composition, Creative Writing, and/or Technical Writing required. Experience or interest in teaching third world literature a plus. PHD required. Online applications preferred to humanresources(at) (replace (at) with @). Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2010. How to Apply: Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, along with the names and contact information of three references to the attention of Dr. M. Ruth Kelly, Chair, Department of Liberal Arts. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For more information see Application Information. Postal Address: Linda Moretti / Office of Human Resources / D'Youville College/ 631 Niagara Street/ Buffalo, NY 14201. Phone: 716-829-7811.

Full-Time Temporary English Instructor or Assistant Professor, Framingham State College
The English Department invites applications for a one-year, full-time appointment starting September, 2010, to teach creative writing, first-year writing, and literature. The course load is 3/3 and includes two sections of first-year composition, one literature course, and three creative writing courses. Framingham State College is a wireless, laptop campus and welcomes instructors with experience using computers in the classroom. A terminal degree is required, with preference given to applicants with a Ph.D. in literature. We seek a colleague with demonstrated excellence as a teacher of the writing of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction; first-year composition courses; and literature, preferably modern and contemporary British, European, or American literature. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Application materials received by May 15, 2010 will be guaranteed full consideration. Candidates should demonstrate their writing accomplishments in at least two genres by submitting ten pages of poetry and twenty pages of prose fiction or non-fiction, either published or unpublished. Please send a letter and vita to; and a dossier, including three letters of recommendation and transcript, and a writing sample to Professor Elaine Beilin, Chair, English Department, Framingham State College, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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