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    Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing Institution: University of Arkansas Location: Fayetteville, AR Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 23, 2013

      Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing

      Institution:University of Arkansas
      Location:Fayetteville, AR
      • Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
      Type:Full Time
      Job Number:Y14917
      Job Title:Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing
      Closing Date:11/15/2013 4:30 p.m. 

      (or until position filled)

      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. 

      Annual Salary: 
      The salary range will be based upon the qualifications of the successful candidate. 

      Minimum Requirements: 
      1. At least one published book of fiction (may be under contract)
      2. An MFA or PhD in creative writing or literature
      3. Proof of legal authority to work in the United States 

      Preferred Qualifications: 
      1. Specialization in writing literary fiction
      2. Publications in creative nonfiction, screenwriting, or literary translation
      3. Prior teaching experience 

      Job Duties: 
      1. Teach a 2/2 load (four courses per year, on a two-semester system). 
      2. Publish regularly.
      3. Direct MFA and undergraduate theses, help select incoming MFA applicants, serve on departmental and/or college committees. 

      Where To Apply? 
      Submit a cover letter, a copy of a published book, a resume, and two or more letters of recommendation to:

      Hiring Committee, 
      Programs in Creative Writing & Translation
      333 Kimpel Hall
      University of Arkansas
      Fayetteville, AR 72701

      by November 15, 2013. Initial interviews may be held via Skype; on-campus visits will be conducted in January 2014.

      Application Information

      Contact:University of Arkansas
      Online App. Form:http://hr.uark.edu/jobdetails.asp?ListingID=7031

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