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  • AllisonJ
    The Department of English invites applications for the position of entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing - Fiction to begin in
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 31, 2011
      The Department of English invites applications for the position of entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing - Fiction to begin in August 2012.

      Candidates must have M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing - Fiction in hand by August 15, 2012. Experience teaching college-level fiction workshop is required as is experience teaching college-level composition. The ideal candidate would also possess college-level teaching experience in Creative Nonfiction. In addition, candidates must demonstrate ability to teach general education literature courses within the Department's standard 3-course load. Significant journal publication of fiction is required. Fiction book publication is preferred. Creative nonfiction publication is also preferred. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

      Successful teaching and significant publications are required for tenure and promotion.

      Candidates should submit letter of application addressing their qualifications for the position, current vita (including list of courses taught and numbers of sections for each course), and dossier (including at least three letters of recommendation that attest to successful teaching and publication potential, official graduate transcript, and 10 pp. fiction sample) to:

      Professor Kevin Stein
      Coordinator of Creative Writing
      Department of English
      Bradley University
      1501 W. Bradley Avenue
      Peoria, IL 61625

      Sample syllabi and additional writing samples may be requested prior to interviews. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be postmarked by November 4, 2011. Initial interviews will be conducted by video conference. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.
      Application Information
      Postal Address: Professor Kevin Stein, Coordinator of Creative Writing
      Department of English
      Bradley University
      1501 West Bradley Avenue
      Peoria, IL 61625
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