fiction wriitng job: Coastal Carolina University
- Assistant Professor of English (Fiction Writing specialization)
The Department of English at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track position in fiction at the Assistant Professor level. Our growing department seeks an experienced instructor with a fiction writing background to teach graduate-level classes in the M.A. in Writing program, undergraduate fiction workshops, introductory creative writing, and first-year composition. The new hire will also have the opportunity to work on Waccamaw, the department's award-winning literary journal.
Competitive candidates will have a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in creative writing, as well as training and teaching experience in creative writing, literature, and first-year composition. The successful candidate will have significant publications in literary journals and/or at least one published book. Preference will be given to candidates with a published novel and/or experience teaching long-form fiction writing. Additional specialties desired include: literary editing and publishing, a secondary genre (screenwriting, poetry, or creative nonfiction), and women's and gender studies.
Coastal Carolina University, a public liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, enrolls more than 9,000 students from 48 states and 39 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and master's degrees.
Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching) and a current CV at http://jobs.coastal.edu
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 15, 2012.
Coastal Carolina University
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