SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (Dallas, Texas)
Professor of Practice in English. Position No. 00052655.
Southern Methodist University seeks a fiction writer to fill a two-year Professor of Practice position in the English Department's undergraduate creative writing program, with a primary responsibility for teaching creative nonfiction. This position will begin in Fall 2013. Applicants must have a terminal degree in creative writing (M.F.A., Ph.D., or M.A.), teaching experience, and a record of publication.
The individual hired would be expected to teach three genre-specific courses each semester at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Candidates with a proven track record of innovative pedagogy in creative writing and an enthusiasm for teaching are especially encouraged to apply.
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, 20-page writing sample, and contact information for three letters of recommendation to Prof. David Haynes, Department of English, Southern Methodist University, Box 750435, Dallas, TX 75275-0435. Screening of applicants begins on May 28 and will continue until the position is filled.
SMU will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU's commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.