fiction position: University of Arkansas
- Job Number: Y13928
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction Writing
Department: English ~ Creative Writing
Closing Date: 12/01/2012 4:30 p.m.
The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville is a comprehensive doctoral research institution. A member of the University of Arkansas System, the University enrolls over 24,000 students. The University is located in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, one of the nation's most scenic areas with a thriving economy.
The Programs in Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas welcomes applicants from published fiction writers to fill a tenure-track position starting in the Fall of 2013. Secondary interests in non-fiction writing and screenwriting are welcome, but not required.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Teach a 2/2 load (four courses per year on a two-semester system). Two of these courses will be at the undergraduate level; two will be MFA courses.
2. Publish regularly.
3. Direct MFA and undergraduate theses, help select incoming MFA applicants, serve on departmental and/or college committees.
1. Two published books of fiction (one may be under contract)
2. An MFA or PhD in Creative Writing
3. Prior university teaching experience at the MFA level
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range will be based upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.
Where To Apply?
Submit a letter, a copy of a published book, a resume, and two or more letters of recommendation by December 1, 2012 to
Director, Programs in Creative Writing
333 Kimpel Hall
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Initial interviews will be held via Skype; on-campus visits will be conducted in February 2013.
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving a culturally diverse faculty. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to diversity of our academic community. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Contact: University of Arkansas
Online App. Form: http://hr.uark.edu/jobdetails.asp?ListingID=6933