Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for the position of Writer-In-Residence. The Writer-In-Residence will teach a nine hour instructional load in creative writing, three hours of which may be negotiated for another assignment and will co-direct LMU’s annual Appalachian Literary Festival. The ideal candidate will show evidence of a significant body of creative and/or scholarly publications and possess relevant teaching experience and effective communication skills. Qualifications; Required: Master of Fine Arts or other advanced degree in an appropriate discipline, evidence of a sufficient body of creative and/or scholarly publications. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants should submit an LMU Application for Employment, a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, a resume, official transcripts and contact information for three references to Pamela Lester, Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752. Electronic submissions are encouraged to <pamela.lester(at)lmunet.edu> (replace (at) with @). LMU's hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Internal Posting period expires Friday, March 26, 2010.
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