The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is searching for a Fiction Writer, RANK OPEN. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position available fall 2010. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and participating in screening applications for distinguished MFA program. Significant publication is expected. All applicants must possess a M.F.A. and/or Ph.D. in English from an accredited college or university with significant book publication. A secondary specialty in screenwriting, playwriting, or literary translation is preferred. Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. Online App. Form: https://hrsearch.unlv.edu

The Program in Creative Writing in the Department of English, University of Alabama, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach creative non-fiction writing in our thriving MFA program and undergraduate creative writing minor. We seek a creative non-fiction writer with significant magazine publications and/or one or more published book(s), demonstrated excellence in teaching, and an appropriate graduate degree. The typical teaching load is 2/2, plus thesis supervision. All creative writing faculty members take turns directing the MFA program. In addition to undergraduate and graduate workshop courses, our faculty teach a wide variety of self-designed literature and/or creative writing classes investigating aspects of literary genre, history, and form. To get a sense of our rigorous and innovative curriculum, flexible approach to genre, faculty, graduates' accomplishments, and lively local culture, visit our website at www.as.ua.edu/english/08_cw/. Position begins 8/16/10. Send writing sample, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Michael Martone, Search Committee Chair, Assistant Professor (Creative Non-Fiction) Search, Department of English, The University of Alabama, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244. Review of applications will begin OCTOBER 15, 2009, and continue until the position is filled.

The Program in Creative Writing in the Department of English, University of Alabama, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach fiction writing in our thriving MFA program and undergraduate creative writing minor. We seek a fiction writer with significant magazine publications and/or one or more published book(s), demonstrated excellence in teaching, and an appropriate graduate degree. The typical teaching load is 2/2, plus thesis supervision. All creative writing faculty members take turns directing the MFA program. In addition to undergraduate and graduate workshop courses, our faculty teach a wide variety of self-designed literature and/or creative writing classes investigating aspects of literary genre, history, and form. To get a sense of our rigorous and innovative curriculum, flexible approach to genre, faculty, graduates' accomplishments, and lively local culture, visit our website at www.as.ua.edu/english/08_cw/. Position begins 8/16/10. Send writing sample, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Wendy Rawlings, Search Committee Chair, Assistant Professor (Fiction) Search, Department of English, The University of Alabama, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244. Review of applications will begin OCTOBER 15, 2009, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.

Rhodes College. The English Department at Rhodes College seeks a Fiction Writer to join the Department at the level of Assistant Professor (Tenure Track). We seek a published fiction writer, with specialties in American or other literatures, to teach a 2/3 load in our Creative Writing & Literature track within the English Department. We encourage applicants with an MFA &/or PhD in Creative Writing or Literature in hand or expected by August 2010. The candidate must demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence in both literature & creative writing, with the capacity to develop new courses in his or her areas of expertise. We seek a candidate with a strong record & potential for publication, who will join an academically rigorous department. Class sizes range from 15 to 25 students. Salary & benefits are competitive, with support for research & travel. Hardcopy Letter, c.v., & dossier containing three professional references by November 6 for MLA interviews to: Tina Barr, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112. Applications will be acknowledged electronically by support staff. EOE.

The English Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year, visiting position in poetry. The successful candidate will teach both levels of our coursework in introductory and advanced poetry writing. Ability to offer coursework in early British literature is also desirable. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. Ph.D. preferred. We encourage applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, theoretical, and national perspectives to bear on their writing and teaching. The successful candidate will join a department with a commitment to excellence in teaching, and to a program founded upon the essential relationship between creative expression and the study of literature. Please send a letter of application, a CV, and sample syllabi for two relevant courses to Poetry Search Committee, Department of English, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. Review of Applications begins on November 15, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please visit the St. Lawrence University website at www.stlawu.edu.

The English Department of Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing. The Creative Writing Program includes undergraduate and MA studies emphasizing interdisciplinarity. We are seeking literary writers who work in more than one medium and/or take new approaches to genre: documentary poetics, text and image, performance, collaborative and community arts projects, digital arts and electronic media. Candidates must hold a graduate degree and demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, a significant publication record, and promise of continuing literary engagement. To apply for Posting # FA1027E, go to https://www.emujobs.com and click on the "View/Apply for Faculty and Administrative Positions" button located in the middle of the page. As a part of the application, all successful applicants will provide a dossier (cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, representative 30 page work sample and/or URL). Questions about this position may be sent to Dr. Christine Hume.

Assistant Professor of English-Creative Writing. Institution: Saginaw Valley State University. Location: University Center, MI. Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature. Posted: 10/16/2009. Application Due: Open Until Filled. Type: Full Time. Job Summary: Tenure-track appointment with emphasis in Creative Writing: Poetry. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or closely related field; significant juried poetry publications; ability to teach introductory and upper-division creative writing courses and general education literature courses; commitment to department, university, and community service in the arts, including working with SVSU's visiting writers series. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach multicultural and/or world literatures.

The Writing Program in the School of the Arts announces several full-time positions as Lecturer in Discipline in its undergraduate Creative Writing Program with concentrations in fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction, effective July 1, 2010. The initial appointment will be for 1 year with the possibility of renewal for 2 more years. Salary is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Full posting here.