fiction writer-american lit scholar: U Toledo
- Pending budgetary approval, The University of Toledo Department of English Language and Literature seeks a fiction writer and scholar of contemporary American fiction for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2011. The candidate should demonstrate commitment to excellence in research and teaching and have earned the Ph.D. with a specialty in contemporary fiction by the time of the appointment. Also required is an MFA or a record of publication in fiction. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in literature and creative writing. Most research-active faculty in the department currently teach five courses per academic year. To ensure full consideration, candidates should send a letter of application containing a brief description of their research and fiction-writing interests and achievements, a curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation to Dr. Andrew Mattison, Search Committee Chair, Department of English Language and Literature, MS 126, University of Toledo, Toledo Ohio 43606. Applications should be received by November 1st; writing samples will be requested at a later date. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in Los Angeles in January, 2011. Additional information about the University of Toledo is available on the internet at http://www.utoledo.edu and information about the Department of English at http://www.utoledo.edu/as/english/. The University of Toledo is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator.
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