visiting writer in fiction sought: UNC Chapel Hill
- View SourceThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Department of English & the Creative Writing Program seek to bring an emerging talent to campus for a one-year teaching appointment as the Kenan Visiting Writer, a position that alternates between poetry & prose. For the 2010-2011 academic year, beginning August 2010, the Program requests applicants in prose Fiction. Requirements of Applicants: Significant publication in major literary magazines; Applicants should have published onerecent book or have one book under contract, no more; Previous college teaching experience; Willingness to relocate to Chapel Hill for one year; MFA degree preferred but not required. Conditions of Appointment: 1-Year appointment; Salary: $28,000; will teach ONE undergraduate creative writing course per semester, probably on an introductory level; Must give one major public reading & otherwise participate fully in the life of the Creative Writing Program. Materials Needed: Curriculum vita; Three letter of reference, two of which should be written by people familiar with the applicant’s teaching abilities & who can evaluate applicant’s suitability; Up to 10 pp. of published work; 1-page personal statement indicating how an appointment of this sort would serve the applicant’s needs & endeavors. Deadline for Submissions: February 1, 2010. Mail applications & all supporting materials to:Michael McFee, Director, Creative Writing Program, Kenan Visiting Writer Search Committee, Greenlaw Hall, CB# 3520, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520.
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