The English Department at Missouri State University, located in Springfield, Missouri, anticipates an August 2012 opening for an Assistant Professor-Creative Writing (fiction), tenure-track. For a full position description and to apply online go to
A letter of application, curriculum vitae and names and addresses for 3-5 references can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their research teaching, and/or service. For additional information contact Dr. W.D. Blackmon, Department Head of English, at <WDBlackmon(at)missouristate.edu> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail) or 417-836-6565. Missouri State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. Employment will require a background check at University expense.
Deadline: Screening of applications to begin on 10/24/2011 and will continue until position is filled.