Assistant/Associate Professor of English
Assistant or Associate Professor, Fiction Writing, tenure-track, to begin Fall 2011. The successful candidate will be a core contributor to the MFA Creative Writing Program, teaching graduate workshops and seminars, as well as undergraduate fiction writing, directing MFA theses, and contributing to MFA administrative responsibilities. Minimum of one book and demonstrated ability to teach fiction writing required. Preference for experience teaching graduate craft and related seminars. MFA or Ph.D. in creative writing required. 2/2/2 course-load. (6 per year). Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits.
Please send CV, cover letter, writing samples, and three letters of recommendation to: Chair, Fiction Search Committee, Department of English, Portland State University, Box 751, Portland, OR 97207. Postmark deadline: December 10, 2010. Reviewing will begin immediately and continue until finalists have been identified. Interviews at the AWP conference in February 2011. See complete position description and application instructions at www.pdx.edu/hr. Portland State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. [R]