University of Nebraska at Kearney – Reynolds Chair in Creative Writing

9 February 2007

University of Nebraska at Kearney. English Special Professorship/Reynolds Chair in Creative Writing, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (Tenure-track)
Special Professorship/ Reynolds Chair in Creative Writing. Duties include the following: Teach 2/2 load of writing classes in area(s) of expertise; present &
perform at the intersessions of the University of Nebraska MFA program; help organize events to support the English department’s undergraduate & graduate emphases in Creative Writing; organize reading series of regionally & nationally recognized writers; hhelp select recipients of Reynolds Chair scholarships; may occasionally publish the Reynolds Review of graduate student writing, as well as chapbooks/special editions of own work; direct & serve on thesis committees; serve on department & campus ccommittees. Candidates are expected to be at the level of associate or full professor. The term of the Reynolds Chair is five years, renewable for five more years upon successful performance review.

Required: Demonstrated expertise in an area or areas of creative writing & in the teaching of creative writing, as reflected in book publications, awards,
invited performances, etc. Preferred : Preference will be given to poets who also have expertise & experience iin a second area such as creative nonfiction,
essay, or fiction. Start Date: August, 2007. Competitive salary & benefits. Applications received by March 1 will receive full consideration. To apply,visit & follow instructions to complete the on-line Faculty Profile. Also attach a letter of application & c.v. to the on-line profile. In addition, arrange to have three professional letters of reference mailed to: Dr. Barbara Emrys, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of English, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849. Questions about the position: (308) 865-8293; Questions about the application process: (308) 865-8655 or

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