Archive for October 28th, 2008

Harvard Lecturship

28 October 2008

Harvard University. The Department of English at Harvard University invites applications for an appointment, to begin July 1, 2009, as Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on Fiction. The appointee to this five-year untenured position will have responsibility for teaching two undergraduate writing workshops per term. At least one book (or the equivalent) plus significant teaching experience is expected. Send a letter of application, resume, & writing sample, plus two letters of recommendation regarding teaching, postmarked no later than January 5, 2009, to: “Creative Writing Search” c/o James Engell, Chair, Department of English, Harvard University, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Interviews will be held in late February. Complete applications will be acknowledged by postcard once all materials have been received. AA/EOE.

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UNC-Greensboro Professorship

28 October 2008

University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Assistant Professor, Fiction. Tenure-track appointment in creative writing (fiction) effective August 1, 2009. Applicants must have published a minimum of one book & have appropriate teaching & professional credentials. MFA is the preferred degree. Candidates should possess the ability to teach creative writing & literature at both the undergraduate & graduate levels. Send letter of application & c.v. to: Michael Parker, Chair, Fiction Search Committee, 3302 MHRA, UNCG, Greensboro, N.C. 27402. Dossiers will be requested after initial screening. Include SASE for acknowledgment. Postmark deadline is November 15.

Montclair University Professorship

28 October 2008

Montclair State University. Assistant Professor in Creative Writing. Full-time, tenure-track position in creative writing with primary expertise in the writing of poetry. The candidate should have significant publications, including a book of poems, as well as a record of successful teaching in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment. Candidates should be prepared to teach creative writing courses ranging from Intro to Creative Writing to Advanced Poetry, as well as first year writing courses & courses in literary study (such as Contemporary Poetry). Candidates should be willing to participate in a review of our existing creative writing concentration & to play a vital role in the development of our curriculum. Our search committee will be attending the MLA convention (Dec 2008) in San Francisco. Candidates are required to have an MFA or a PhD. Willingness to provide service within the department, university, & larger professional community expected. Send only a letter, c,v., & 3 poems (or no more than 10 pages). Applications postmarked no later than November 3. Send to: English Department, Attn. Poetry search, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043.