visiting nonfiction position: Murray State University
- Writing/English: Visiting Professor in Residence, Nancy and Rayburn Watkins Endowed Professorship in Creative Writing. Department of English and Philosophy, Murray State University. Nine-month, non-tenure-track position (renewable for two additional years) to begin August 2013. M.F.A. in Creative Writing or equivalent. Distinguished record of publication in nonfiction (minimum of one book) required, with specialization in another genre preferable. Evidence of excellence in teaching creative writing required. Will teach two courses each semester in the undergraduate creative writing program and the low-residency M.F.A. program, be available for January or July residencies, participate in the reading series, and serve on the editorial staff of New Madrid. Application Deadline: January 15, 2013. To Apply: Please submit a letter of application, a current CV, and copies of transcripts electronically via the MSU online employment system at
Mail three recent letters of recommendation and a writing sample to: Watkins Search, Department of English and Philosophy, Murray State University, 7C Faculty Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3341. Screening interviews will be conducted at the AWP Conference. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.