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    McNeese State University s Department of English and the Foreign Languages and the M.F.A Program in Creative Writing seek an Assistant Professor of English and
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 7, 2011
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      McNeese State University's Department of English and the Foreign
      Languages and the M.F.A Program in Creative Writing seek an Assistant
      Professor of English and Creative Writing, Fiction. McNeese State
      University's M.F.A. program is a small, sixty-hour, studio/academic
      program, established in 1981, located in Southwest Louisiana's Cajun
      country. Our alumni have been the recipients of the Whiting Award, NEA
      Fellowships, and Ruth Lilly fellowships, among a host of other honors.
      This is a full-time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. The
      appointment begins in Fall 2012.

      Position Description and Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of
      English, a fiction writer, will conduct and coordinate the graduate
      fiction workshop and teach form and theory of fiction, graduate
      genre-based literature courses, and some undergraduate courses which
      may include composition and literature survey courses. Additional
      responsibilities include directing M.F.A. theses and serving on
      graduate thesis committees, assisting in the coordination of visiting
      writers, advising and recruiting graduate students, editing The
      McNeese Review, continuing creative activity, serving on departmental
      and university committees, and contributing to program development and
      assessment. Standard teaching load is 4/4; however, reassigned time is
      currently given for editing The McNeese Review.

      Qualifications: Required: Terminal degree in Creative Writing.
      College-level teaching experience. At least one book of fiction or
      equivalent in journal publications. Experience writing creative
      non-fiction a plus.

      Salary: $50,000 per year, non-negotiable

      Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and the
      position will remain open until filled.

      Application Materials and Contact: Initial applications, including a
      letter of interest of application and current CV, should be sent by
      mail to:

      Department of English and Foreign Languages
      C/O Fiction Search
      McNeese State University
      Box 92655
      Lake Charles, LA 70609-2655

      Additional materials will be requested of finalists at a later date.Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Keagan LeJeune, <clejeune(at)mcneese.edu> (replace (at) with @)





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