The English Department at Western Kentucky University seeks applicants for the following position:
Distinguished Visiting Professor in Creative Writing—Poetry, Summer 2012
Past Visiting Professors: Lee Martin (2008—fiction), Denise Duhamel (2009—poetry), Debra Marquart (2010—creative non-fiction), and Robert Olmstead (2011 – fiction)
Duties: Teach a four-week intensive three-credit advanced undergraduate/graduate fiction workshop sometime during the summer of 2011. Give a public reading.
Salary: $10,000 + housing.
Requirements: Significant teaching experience and at least one published book of poetry.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until November 21. Each applicant must submit a letter of interest, a vita, a copy of one of his/her books, and two letters of reference addressing his/her teaching expertise. Submit to:
Dr. Tom C. Hunley
Department of English
Chair, Visiting Creative Writing Search Committee
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11086
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086
270-745-5769 e-mail: <tom.hunley(at)wku.edu> (replace (at) with @)
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