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Beloit C English, 700 College St, Beloit, WI 53511 http://www.beloit.edu/~english Assistant Professor of English [637] Tenure-Track Position in English. A tenure-track position will begin August, 2007. Ph.D. preferred, M.F.A. considered. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. They should offer evidence of substantial creative and scholarly achievement and show excellence in the publication of poetry. The normal teaching load is 5 courses per year. Primary responsibilities include teaching poetry writing, introductory creative writing (poetry and fiction), and both introductory and advanced courses in literature, with period and area less important than demonstrated high quality of teaching and criticism. Desirable additional areas include such fields as journalism, media studies, ethnic studies, women's studies and /or film studies. The successful candidate will also contribute to all-college programs (e.g., firstyear seminars, interdisciplinary studies, writing program, and international education). For more information on Beloit's English Department, visit http://www.beloit.edu/~english Please send letter of application, transcripts, vita, fifteen-page poetry manuscript, sample of literary criticism and three letters of recommendation by November 15, 2006 to Tom McBride, Chair, Department of English, Beloit College, 700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511-5595. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the December 2006 MLA Convention. Beloit College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity and urges all interested individuals to apply. AA/EOE employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 Bucknell U English, , Lewisburg, PA 17837 http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/english Assistant Professor of English [60] Bucknell University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor of English, entrylevel, specializing in creative writing: poetry with a secondary emphasis in prose (fiction or creative nonfiction); with ability to teach poetry and either fiction or nonfiction at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels, as well as some courses covering multiple genres. Bucknell faculty generally teach five courses per year. However, this position includes directing and teaching in the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, which takes place in June each year, and which will be compensated with one course-

release per year. MFA or Ph.D. and teaching experience required; publications preferred. Application deadline is November 1, 2006. Send letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and writing sample to Professor Harold Schweizer, Chair, Department of English, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837. Bucknell University encourages applications from women and members of minority groups (EEO/AA). Please visit the Bucknell English Department on the web at http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/english [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 C of the Holy Cross English, 1 College St, Worcester, MA 01610 http://www.holycross.edu Assistant Professor in Creative Writing: Fiction [983] We seek a dedicated teacher and fiction writer with significant publication for a tenuretrack appointment to begin in the fall of 2007. MFA or Ph.D. with creative writing emphasis. Preference given to candidates who can also teach non-fiction workshops and/or occasional literature courses. While a small portion of our students go on to MFA programs, our creative writing courses are intended to help students become better English majors. Teaching load includes creative writing courses at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, and opportunities for specialized upper-division courses. 3-2 load, with guaranteed full-salary semester research leave for junior faculty and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for senior faculty. Holy Cross is a highly selective Jesuit and Catholic liberal arts college located 45 miles west of Boston. The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace. Send letter and vita to: James Miracky, Chair, Department of English, College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street, Worcester, 01610, by November 10, 2006. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 California SU, San Marcos Lit & Writing, 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096 http://www.csusm.edu/ltwr Assistant Professor of Creative Writing [257] California State University San Marcos invites applications for a tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, starting fall 2007. We are seeking a creative writer to teach undergraduate and graduate workshops in multiple genres, as well as literature and/or film courses. The successful candidate will help us achieve the multicultural values described in our departmental mission statement. Significant publication in a primary genre (area open) is essential; publication in a secondary genre is helpful. Given our plans for a film and literature concentration and our commitment to innovative technology, an interest in screenwriting, film studies, digital literature, and/or literature in performance would be a plus. We seek candidates committed to teaching excellence in general education and at all levels of the curriculum, including introductory, general education, graduate courses, and master's thesis supervision. Successful candidates will help us teach towards the values articulated in our departmental mission statement available at http://www.csusm.edu/ltwr Interviews will be held at the 2006 MLA

convention. Please send letter of application and vita to Dr. Kenneth Mendoza, LTWR Search Committee, CSU, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001 by November 1, 2006, for best consideration. Letters of recommendation and writing samples by request. CSUSM is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer. The University has a strong commitment to diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities. The position is contingent upon funding. [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 Central Connecticut SU English, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050 http://www.English.ccsu.edu/ Assistant Professor, Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction [1138] Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Creative Nonfiction). Tenure Track. Teaching responsibilities include various courses in Creative Nonfiction within the Creative Writing and Journalism minors: Intro to Creative Non-Fiction, Travel Writing, Essay, and Autobiography, as well as British, American, and/or world literature classes. Four course teaching load per semester with the opportunity for release time for research and writing. Further responsibilities include publication, participation in conferences, committee work, and advising. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Qualifications: Ph.D., M.F.A, or equivalent professional experience in Creative Writing, specializing in a genre of Creative Non-Fiction, preferably with additional experience in Travel Writing. Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, sample publications, and three letters of recommendation to Gilbert L. Gigliotti, Chairman, English Department, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050. For full consideration, files must be received by December 8. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Colby C English, , Waterville, ME 04901 http://www.colby.edu Faculty Fellow in Creative Writing, Poetry [610] Faculty Fellow in Creative Writing, Poetry. One-year sabbatical replacement position for a practicing poet with publications and an MFA or equivalent, beginning September 1, 2007. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of poetry writing, likely including beginning and advanced levels. To apply please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, course syllabi, sample poems, and three letters of recommendation to Jennifer Finney Boylan, Director, Creative Writing, Colby College; 5264 Mayflower Hill; Waterville, ME 04901. Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2006 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will take place at MLA in December. Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and

members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the college, please visit the Colby Web site http://www.colby.edu [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Colorado SU English, 359 Eddy Bldg, Fort Collins, CO 80523 http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/English Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing/Poetry [474] Nine-month, tenure-track appointment to begin August 15, 2007. Requirements: MFA or Ph.D., teaching experience with evidence of excellence, and at least one poetry book and substantial publications. Send letter of interest, vita, writing sample (poetry book or selection of roughly 50 pages), a dossier which includes evidence of strengths in teaching and creative writing, and three letters of reference to Professor Judy Doenges, Chair, Creative Writing/Poetry Search Committee, Department of English, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1773. This is an open search: once the search committee has identified semi-finalists, departmental faculty will have access to those files. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, applications must be postmarked by November 15, 2006. Routine inquiries to Sue.Russell@colostate.edu. For a complete position description, visit the department web site at http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/English CSU is an EEO/AA employer. EO office is 101 Student Services. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Converse C For Langs, 580 E Main, Spartanburg, SC 29302 http://www.converse.edu Assistant Professor of English [764] CONVERSE COLLEGE, a womens liberal arts college, seeks assistant professor of English to teach upper division creative writing and modern poetry courses, composition, introduction to literature, and survey in applicants area of expertise. MFA in creative writing or poetry and teaching experience required. Publication record desirable. A diverse faculty is essential to achieving academic excellence. Applicants from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds strongly encouraged. Send letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Human Resources, Converse College, 580 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006. Start date, August 2007.of applications will begin immediately. Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Drew U English, 36 Madison Av, Madison, NJ 07940 http://www.depts.drew.edu/engl/index-real.htm Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing [1178] Full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Creative Writing with competence in teaching two out of three genres in writing (fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction) and some literature courses (field open). Position includes directing the writing

minor, strengthening a writing community on campus, and planning for a possible master's program. Record of teaching excellence and publications. Ph.D. preferred, MFA considered. Send c.v., writing sample, and letters of reference by Nov. 20 to: Peggy Samuels, English Dept., Sitterly, Drew University, Madison NJ, 07940. Pending funding approval. To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is AA/EOE. [R] Expires from JIL database 17 Nov 2006 Fort Lewis C English, 1000 Rim Dr, Durango, CO 81301 http://www.fortlewis.edu Creative Writing, Tenure Track Assistant Professor [869] The Department of English at Fort Lewis College, the public liberal arts college of the state of Colorado, is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative writing: Emphasis on fiction and poetry, with the interest and ability to teach a variety of other writing courses. PhD in English or MFA in creative writing or in a related field. The position requires college teaching experience and commitment to undergraduate education. Masters degree in a relevant field with significant professional accomplishment and college teaching experience will be considered. To apply: Send or email letter of application (indicate the position you are applying for), resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and three current letters of recommendation to: Department of English, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 813013999. Email: widen_d@fortlewis.edufinalists will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and work samples. For full position descriptions, visit http://www.fortlewis.edu and click employment opportunities./EO employer. Apply by Nov. 17. Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Franklin & Marshall C English, PO Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604 Assistant Professor of English [617] The Franklin & Marshall English Department invites applications from poets for a tenuretrack Assistant Professorship to begin in the fall of 2007. Significant creative publications, including at least one book of poetry published or accepted for publication, a commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a terminal degree in creative writing are required. The 3/2 teaching load will include Introduction to Creative Writing, Writing Poetry, Contemporary Poetry and other literature offerings and participation in the College's general education requirement. The poet we seek will become part of a thriving writing community, which includes a Creative Writing major, a Writers House, and an impressive reading series, including the F&M Emerging Writers Festival. F&M sponsors junior faculty leaves. Please submit a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to: Judith Mueller, Chair, English Department, Franklin & Marshall College, P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003. We will conduct interviews at MLA, not at AWP. F&M is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to cultural pluralism. EOE. Application

deadline: postmark November 17, 2006. We will not accept materials submitted electronically. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Guilford C English, 5800 W Friendly Av, Greensboro, NC 27410 http://www.guilford.edu Assistant Professor of English [418] Small Quaker college seeks an educator with creativity and vision to fill a full-time tenure-track position as assistant professor of English. We seek a writing generalist to teach a range of courses including fiction and professional writing (e.g., new media, technical writing, business writing), starting August 2007. Candidates must also demonstrate commitment to and excellence in teaching first-year writing (one-third of the annual 6-course load). The ideal candidate should be able to design and teach crosslisted courses in Guilfords interdisciplinary programs. The Ph.D. is required. Guilford is a selective coeducational liberal arts college founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) with about 1,350 traditional and Early College students and about 1,300 students enrolled in Continuing Education. The College seeks applications representative of diversity based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, ethnicity, religion, national origin, career and life experiences, socio-economic background, geographic roots; it also seeks them from members of the Society of Friends. EOE/AA. Submit cover letter, current CV, dossier, writing sample, statement of educational philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (sent under separate cover) to Professor James W. Hood, Chair, English Department, c/o Fred Devine, Director of Human Resources, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27410. Deadline for applications: Nov. 15. Applications will be acknowledged by e-mail; interviews at MLA. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Illinois Wesleyan U English, PO Box 2900, Bloomington, IL 61702 http://www.iwu.edu Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing) [458] The English Department at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for an Assistant Professor to begin 2007-08. This tenure-track position entails teaching six courses annually (3-3) in creative writing, literature, and general education. Ph.D. in Creative Writing or Literature (should be completed by August 1, 2007), with a strong record of creative publication. Expertise in multiple genres (poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, screenplay, journalism) a plus; preference given to candidates with teaching experience. Illinois Wesleyan University--a highly selective liberal arts institution that values excellence in both teaching and scholarship--is located in Bloomington, Illinois, approximately two hours southwest of Chicago. Send letter of application and curriculum vitae by December 1, 2006 to Alison Sainsbury, Chair, Department of English, Illinois Wesleyan University, P.O. Box 2900, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900. Phone: 309-

556-3333. Interviewing at MLA. Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer, and invites applications from women and minorities. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Iowa SU English, 203 Ross Hall, Ames, IA 50011 http://www.engl.iastate.edu/ Assistant Professor, Creative Writing [662] Will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in fiction and nonfiction writing in our new interdisciplinary MFA in creative writing and environment. We seek a writer with knowledge of place-based writing, travel writing, nature writing or environmental literature who will bring fresh ideas and new approaches to the teaching of creative writing at Iowa State University. Tenure track; beginning August 2007. MFA or PhD required. Teaching experience and substantial publication (i.e., one book in one of the above genres) required. 2/2 teaching load to begin. Appointment pending budgetary approval. Applicants should send a cover letter and vita to Charles Kostelnick, Chair, c/o Dept. of English, Iowa State University, 203 Ross Hall, Ames, IA 50011-1201. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 1. Iowa State is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 La Salle U English, 1900 W Olney Av, Philadelphia, PA 19141 http://ww.lasalle.edu/academ/english/ Assistant Professor of English [227] Tenure track position at the level of assistant professor for a generalist with a Ph.D. in English, American, or world literature to teach in two areas: (1) first year or lower level courses in composition and literature and (2) advanced courses in desktop publishing or poetry writing. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by September 2007, college-level experience teaching literature and poetry writing or desktop publishing, and scholarly potential. No electronic applications will be accepted. Candidates should submit by regular or airmail only the following materials: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of their teaching philosophy. We will interview for the position at the MLA convention. Please send all application materials no later than October 31, 2006, to: Dr. Kevin J. Harty, Chair, Department of English, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199. For more information about this position and the department, please go to http://www.lasalle.edu/academ/english/ La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. La Salle University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006

Lewis & Clark C English, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd, MSC 58, Portland, OR 97219 http://www.lclark.edu/ Assistant Professorship in Creative Writing/Fiction [517] The Lewis and Clark College Department of English invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in Creative Writing/Fiction beginning fall, 2007. Qualifications include M.F.A. in Creative Writing or Ph.D. in English or Creative Writing and a strong publishing record. Usual teaching load is five courses each academic year and includes regular participation in the Colleges first-year general education course. In addition to introductory and advanced courses in fiction writing, teaching duties will include literature courses (field open). Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLA. Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2006 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application includes: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, overview of teaching experience and description of creative projects; 3) a writing sample; 4) three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover to Chair, English Department, Lewis and Clark College, MSC 58, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR 97219.and Clark College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates. Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Loyola U New Orleans English, 6363 Saint Charles Av, Box 50, New Orleans, LA 70118 Assistant Professor / Poetry [15] Tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach poetry in our creative writing program, August 2007. Applicant must have expertise in teaching at least one other genre as well. Service courses, advising, and support for student publications also required. MFA required with publications, PhD preferred. Send application postmarked no later than November 15, 2006, to: Dr. Mary A. McCay, Chair of English Department, Box 50, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70118. Applications must include resume, transcript of highest degree, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Publications may be requested. Salary Range: $43-45,000.00. Loyola is an equal opportunity employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Mt St Mary's U English, 16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 http://www.msmary.edu/ Assistant Professor of American literature and creative writing [622] Mount St. Mary's University will hire a tenure-track assistant professor of creative writing and American literature to begin in 2007-08. The successful candidate will teach a yearlong core course that combines the study of American literature and history, will offer upper-level courses in creative writing and contemporary American literature, and will join a departmental rotation teaching freshman seminar. Strong teaching skills, artistic and scholarly promise, a willingness to serve the campus community, and a terminal

degree (Ph.D. preferred) by 8/07 are required. Please identify additional areas of expertise, especially in minority literatures. The successful applicant will teach a 3/3 load and will oversee the campus literary magazine. Applications acknowledged by email, and interviews conducted at MLA Convention. The search chair is Carol Hinds. Please send vita, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a short story or six poems, and e-mail address by Nov. 1 to Department of Human Resources, Search #0659, 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-7799. Applicants must be supportive of the mission of a Catholic, residential, liberal-arts institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Murray SU English & Philos, 7C Faculty Hall, Murray, KY 42071 Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction) [97] Assistant Professor Creative Writing (Fiction), Department of English and Philosophy, Murray State University. Full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 2007. Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing (fiction) by August 2007 is required. Evidence of teaching excellence and significant record of publication. Ability to teach contemporary literature desirable, especially from an international perspective. Responsibilities: Teaching will include introductory courses in fiction writing, courses covering one or more periods of literature with an emphasis in the short story and the novel, and a sophomore Humanities course. Application Deadline: December 1, 2006. To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, placement file with transcripts and three current letters of recommendation addressing the above qualifications/responsibilities to: Creative Writing (Fiction) Search, Department of English and Philosophy, 7C Faculty Hall, Murray State University, Murray, KY 420713341. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Oberlin C Creative Writing Program, Rice Hall 13, Oberlin, OH 44074 http://www.oberlin.edu Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing [382] Oberlin College, Creative Writing Program invites applications for a half-time, continuing faculty position for term of 4 years, beginning first semester academic year 2007-08. Teach courses in poetry with assignments in multi-genre (poetry, fiction, playwriting) beginning workshop, poetry workshop for advanced undergraduates, and supervision of advanced writing projects. Requirements: MFA degree or equivalent (in hand or by first semester 2007-08); extensive poetry publication; demonstrated interest and potential

excellence in undergraduate teaching. Particular interest given to candidates able to teach a workshop in translation or non-fiction and with administrative skills to eventually act as program director. http://www.oberlin.edu/crwrite/ Send letter of application, c.v., graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference to: Sylvia Watanabe, Director, Creative Writing Program, Rice Hall 13, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by 10/1/06. Late applications may be considered until position is filled. AA/EOE Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Ohio U English, 360 Ellis Hall, Athens, OH 45701 http://www.english.ohiou.edu/ Creative Writing: Non-Fiction [559] The Department of English at Ohio University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing: Non-Fiction. We seek candidates of established achievement who have published at least one book. Ph.D. preferred, but those candidates with an MFA will be considered. The successful candidate is expected to teach; publish and direct creative work; and participate in departmental/university governance. Expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels. We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Position available September 2007. Submit cover letter, C.V., three current letters of recommendation, and 20 page writing sample to Joseph McLaughlin, Chair, Department of English, ATTN: Creative Non-fiction Search, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701. Review of applications will begin Monday, November 6 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviewing at MLA. Women and other minorities are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is an EEO/AA employer. Further information about Ohio University can be found at the University's web site: http://www.ohio.edu [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Pacific Lutheran U English, , Tacoma, WA 98447 http://www.plu.edu/~english Assistant Professor, Rhetoric-Composition and Non-Fiction Prose [1050] Pacific Lutheran University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level with a specialization in Rhetoric-Composition and Non-fiction Prose. Teaching duties will include some combination of the following expository writing and creative non-fiction courses: Advanced Composition for Teachers; The English Language; Topics in Rhetoric, Writing and Culture; Research and Writing; Free-Lance Writing; Writing in Professional Settings; Autobiographical Writing; and the Personal Essay. Experience in writing program administration (running faculty-development workshops, training writing center tutors) highly desirable. Candidates must be prepared to take a leadership role in departmental efforts to develop the writing-related programs in P.L.U.s curriculum, including our popular B.A. in writing, student writing communities, and P.L.U.s First-Year Experience Program. All English faculty teach first-year writing seminars. Terminal degree in rhetoric/composition (Ph.D.) strongly preferred, but candidates who combine a terminal degree in creative writing (non-fiction prose) with a

strong background in rhetoric and composition will also be considered. We seek candidates who are excellent teachers with a promising record of publication. Additional teaching opportunities include other writing and literature courses in our English curriculum and courses in P.L.U.s interdisciplinary programs (e.g., Womens Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, and our alternative International Core). P.L.U. has approximately 3600 students and is located in the Puget Sound area of the Pacific Northwest, 15 minutes from downtown Tacoma and 50 minutes from Seattle. P.L.U. advocates rigorous and free intellectual inquiry in a diverse university community. P.L.U. is an E.E.O./Affirmative Action employer and welcomes applications from diverse populations. Please send letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and brief sample of published writingby Nov. 1 to Jim Albrecht, English Department Chair, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 98447. We will interview candidates at the M.L.A. convention. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Pepperdine U Humanities, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263 http://www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/employment Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Director of Creative Writing Program
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Assistant Professor, tenure track. Responsibilities include Directing the Creative Writing Program, teaching all levels of Creative Writing; engaging in productive scholarship and / or publication of creative work; advising students; and overseeing student literary magazine. Course load: 3-3. Qualifications include: Ph.D or M.F.A, university teaching experience, evidence of publication, and a commitment to fostering quality teaching in a liberal arts environment. Ability to teach literature courses desirable. Send letter of application, vita, statement of teaching and publication interests, and a statement of perceived fit with the university's Christian and liberal arts mission. Additional materials will be requested as needed. Send materials by Nov. 10th to Dr. Maire Mullins, Chair, Humanities and Teacher Education Division, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 902634225. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Saint Joseph's U English, 5600 City Av, Philadelphia, PA 19131 http://www/sju.edu/cas/english Assistant Professor of English, Composition/Rhetoric or Creative Writing [447] Pending approval by the Board of Trustees, a tenure-track position in Composition/Rhetoric or Creative Writing. Applicant should have dedication to teaching and demonstrated potential for scholarly activity. The departmental load is 3/3. The position is designed to support curricular initiatives with courses in writing and communication for an undergraduate English major and a masters program in Writing Studies. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching the Writing Studies core courses, courses in writing at both undergraduate and graduate levels, writing workshops, and introductory writing and literature courses. English programs are offered on both day and evening schedules. All English faculty members advise majors. Ph.D. in

Composition/Rhetoric or Creative Writing, or M.F.A. in Creative Writing with publications. Ph.D. or M.F.A. in hand by August 2007. In order to be considered for the position, all candidates must apply online by November 3, 2006. Log on to the Saint Joseph's University Human Resource website using the following link http://www.sju.edu/human_resources/, click on the employment tab and follow the instructions. On this website you should submit your (1) curriculum vitae, including the names of 3 references with complete contact information (e.g., address, phone, and email), (2) letter outlining academic achievements, area of specialization or genre specialty, research plan or creative writing projects , and teaching philosophy. In addition, by the postmarked date of November 3, 2006, please send a hard copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dr. Jo Alyson Parker, Chair, Department of English, Saint Josephs University, 5600 City Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131. Dossiers and writing samples will be requested after initial screening. Interviews at MLA. A Jesuit, Catholic institution, Saint Joseph's University encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds; it expects its community to be knowledgeable about its mission in order to make a positive contribution to that mission. AA/EOE M/F/D/V [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Saint Lawrence U English, Romoda Dr, Canton, NY 13617 http://www.stlawu.edu/ St. Lawrence University: Tenure Track Position in Creative Non-Fiction [847] Tenure-track opening at the assistant professor level for a specialist in creative nonfiction writing starting fall 2007. Applicant should be a published writer with experience teaching creative nonfiction writing at the undergraduate level. MFA or PhD with emphasis on creative writing required. A secondary competence in teaching poetry, journalism, fiction, or screenwriting strongly preferred. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. 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 strong ties between the practice of creative expression and the study of literature. Candidates should demonstrate a potential for excellence in the teaching of creative writing with the capacity to teach literature classes in their genres; application letters should also speak to secondary interests, especially those linking creative writing to other arts or literatures. The individual in this position will also be encouraged eventually to teach in the university's interdisciplinary, team-taught general education course required of first-year students. Please send a letter of application, a vita, and sample syllabi for two relevant courses to Creative Non-Fiction Search Committee, Department of English, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. Completed applications should be received by November 1, 2006. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as needed. We will be interviewing candidates at the MLA Convention. St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. See http://www.stlawu.edu for more information. [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006

Southern Illinois U Edwardsville English, PO Box 1431, Peck Hall 3206, Edwardsville, IL 62026 http://www.siue.edu/ENGLISH Assistant Professor of English: Creative Writing (Poetry) [516] Tenure-track specialist in Poetry Writing. One published book or significant publications required. Evidence of successful teaching preferred. M.F.A. or Ph.D. required and must be in hand at time of application. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses. 3/3 course load includes other English department courses in literature and composition. Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a diverse, master's/comprehensive university located in the St. Louis metro east area. Candidates must submit by postal mail a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and poetry sample of no more than ten pages to: Search Committee Poetry Writer, English Dept., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Campus Box 1431, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1431. Candidates who advance to the next round will be asked for transcripts and letters of recommendation. As an Affirmative Action Employer, SIUE offers equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability. SIUE is a state university--benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Preference given to candidates who apply by November 13, 2006. Interviews will be held at the MLA convention in December. Position open until filled. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Susquehanna U English, PO Box 1857, 514 Univrsty Av, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 http://www.susqu.edu Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing [1153] Creative Writing: Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, concentration in creative nonfiction, ability to teach fiction writing an asset. Tenure-track appointment in a thriving, ambitious, undergraduate creative writing major, to begin in fall 2007 at Susquehanna University. Significant publications expected. PhD preferred. Submit application letter and CV to Gary Fincke, Director, Writers Institute, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA 17870. Review of applications will begin November 6 and continue until the position is filled. Susquehanna is a selective, residential, liberal arts institution of approximately 1900 students. Its 220 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, PA, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information about the University please consult: http://www.susqu.edu Susquehanna University is committed to creating a more diverse community; as part of that process, the university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an EO/AA employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006

Towson U English, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252 http://wwwnew.towson.edu/english/ Assistant Professor of English [255] Tenure-track appointment starting August 2007. Fiction writing specialist; preferable secondary experience in Creative Non-Fiction. Ph.D. or MFA in appropriate discipline must be conferred by time of appointment. Send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Professor Edwin Duncan, Chair, English Department, Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson, MD 21252-0001. Deadline 10 November 2006. Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Trinity C English, 300 Summit St, Hartford, CT 06106 http://www.trincoll.edu Allan K. Smith Assistant Professor in Creative Writing [640] The English Department at Trinity College seeks to hire the Allan K. Smith Assistant Professor in Creative Writing for a 3-year contract, possibly renewable once. Applicants for this position should be published fiction writers with terminal degree and teaching experience, to teach 3/2 load, including multi-genre Introduction to Creative Writing, in an active undergraduate creative writing program. Ability to teach literature and to help administer the program also strongly preferred. We particularly welcome applications from affirmative action and minority candidates. Please send a letter of application, c.v., 3 letters of reference, copy of graduate transcript, sample of work, and 2 workshop syllabi by 1 December 2006 to Lucy Ferriss, Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 Trinity U English, 1 Trinity Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212 http://www.trinity.edu Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English [23] Trinity University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in creative writing, with a specialization in poetry writing and related interests in fiction writing or creative-nonfiction. Appropriate terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) and/or nationally-recognized publications; relevant teaching experience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three undergraduate classes each semester, including courses in Poetry Writing, Writing Workshop, and participation in the forthcoming Arts in America Interdisciplinary Program. Teaching competencies required: ability to teach introductory courses in poetry writing, advanced poetry writing, courses in fiction writing and/or creative non-fiction, and introductory courses in composition. Application letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, three letters of

recommendation, and writing sample (no more than 20 pages), to be sent (surface mail only) by November 20, 2006 to: Professor Victoria Aarons, Chairof EnglishUniversity Trinity PlaceAntonio, Texas 78212-7200 [Email: vaarons@trinity.edu] Trinity University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 U of Alabama English, PO Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 http://www.ua.edu/english Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry) [877] 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 poetry writing in our thriving MFA program and undergraduate creative writing minor. We seek a poet with at least one published book, significant teaching experience and an appropriate graduate degree. The typical teaching load is 2/2 plus thesis direction. 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 selfdesigned 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 http://www.bama.ua.edu/~writing Position begins 8/16/07. Send letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Search Committee Chair, Assistant Professor (Poetry) Search, Department of English, The University of Alabama, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244. Review of applications begins OCTOBER 15, 2006, and continues until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 U of Alberta English & Film Studies, 3-5 Humanities Centre, Edmonton, AB Canada T6G 2E5 http://www.humanities.ualberta.ca/english/ Assistant Professor, Creative Writing: Poetry [1125] The Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Creative Writing: Poetry. We would especially welcome applicants with secondary interests and expertise in other forms of Creative Writing (including fiction, non-fiction, playwriting, and/or screenwriting), and/or English language studies, new media, First Nations literatures, or literary and cultural theory and practice within or across any national and period boundaries. Preference will be given to applicants holding a PhD, although consideration may be given to applicants with a relevant Masters degree and ample teaching experience and publications. The successful candidate will be expected to

teach at all levels of the curriculum, from first-year to graduate level courses. The appointment will commence 1 July 2007. Candidates should send the Chair a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae (with full contact information, including phone numbers and e-mail address), a writing sample (20-page maximum), the names of three referees, and, if available, a teaching dossier and evaluations of teaching performance. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and letters of reference from the three named referees, are sent directly to the Department. The closing date for applications is 15 November 2006. All application materials should be sent directly to: Garrett PJ Epp, Chair, Department of English and Film Studies, Humanities Centre 3-5, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2E5. Established in 1908, and located in the city of Edmonton, the University of Alberta (http://www.ualberta.ca) serves over 35,000 students in more than 200 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate programs; the Faculty of Arts (http://www.arts.ualberta.ca) is the oldest and most diverse faculty on campus. The Department of English and Film Studies (http://www.humanities.ualberta.ca/English) is a large, vibrant, and collegial unit with a superlative record for teaching, research, and service. For further information about the position, or the Department, please contact the Chair by email at garrett.epp@ualberta.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 U of California, Santa Cruz Literature, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 http://www.ucsc.edu Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry) and Literature [725] The Department of Literature at University of California, Santa Cruz, invites applications for a tenure-track position in creative writing. We seek a poet with a broad range of interests. Teaching assignments include creative writing workshops and courses in literature. Will be expected to teach large undergraduate lecture courses as well as small advanced seminars, participate in running the reading series, and work actively with undergraduates, graduate students and faculty to invigorate the poetry program. This position carries a five-course-equivalency workload, which normally means teaching four courses over three quarters and carrying out other academic and service responsibilities. Must be able to work with students and faculty from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their writing, research, teaching and/or service. RANK: Assistant Professor I-III SALARY: $47,200 $52,700, commensurate with qualifications and experience QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. in poetry or a significant record of publication in poetry required; creative talent of a high order as testified to in letters of recommendation and as manifest in published and/or unpublished writing required; demonstrated record of

successful college level teaching required; Ph.D. desirable; work in other genres desirable; ability to work in a language other than English desirable (e.g., translation, knowledge of and ability to teach a non-anglophone literature, etc.). EFFECTIVE: Fall 2007 APPLY TO: Send informative letter of application (clearly outlining educational background, teaching experience, and publication record), vitae, and three current letters of recommendation (2004 or later, all letters will be treated as confidential documents; direct your references to UCSCs confidentiality statement at http://ucsc.edu/ahr/policies/confstm.htm) to: Creative Writing Search Committeeof Literatureof CaliforniaCruz, CA 95064 Please refer to Position #509 in your reply. CLOSING DATE: November 15, 2006 UC Santa Cruz is nestled within 2,000 acres of redwood forest and meadows, overlooking the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary of California's Central Coast, about 70 miles from San Francisco and 30 miles from Silicon Valley. Information about UC Santa Cruz is available on our Website at http://www.ucsc.eduis an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 U of Hawaii at Manoa English, 1733 Donaghho Rd, Kuy 402, Honolulu, HI 96822 http://www.english.hawaii.edu ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH [599] full-time, tenure-track in Creative Writing, preferably multi-genres (Fiction & one of the following: Creative Nonfiction, Screenwriting, Poetry), beginning August 1, 2007 (position number 84559); position dependent upon funding. Duties: teach courses in introductory, upper-division, and graduate-level creative writing and literature; and in introductory composition. Five courses over two semesters. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. with Creative Writing emphasis and significant publication; or M.A. in English/M.F.A. in Creative Writing with at least one book; or equivalent in publications; teaching experience at college or university level. Desirable Qualifications: writing and pedagogical focus on gender; writing and pedagogical focus on queer studies; ability to teach courses in these areas; demonstrated commitment to teaching. Salary: commensurate with credentials and experience. Send letter of application and CV to Professor Cristina Bacchilega, Chair, English Department, University of Hawaii at Mānoa, 1733 Donaghho Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. The University of Hawaii at Mānoa is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Closing Date: November 15, 2006. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006

U of Louisiana at Lafayette English, PO Box 44691, Lafayette, LA 70504 http://english.louisiana.edu Assistant Professor of English [476] Tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2007. Creative Writing-Fiction; secondary field desirable. Duties: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, serving on M.A. and Ph.D. committees, directing theses and dissertations, departmental service (e.g., advising, departmental and university committees). Continued publishing in field. Other duties commonly associated with holding a university position. Qualifications: Ph.D. in English required, record of professional activities and publications, teaching experience. Salary competitive. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Send application letter, current CV, and names and addresses of three references to Professor Marcia Gaudet, Department Head, Department of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P. O. Box 44691, Lafayette, LA 70504-4691. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. UL Lafayette is a selective-admissions, state-supported university of 17,000 students located in the heart of the Acadian-Creole region. The department offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in English, as well as graduate concentrations in Rhetoric, Creative Writing, Folklore, and Linguistics. AA/EEO compliant. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 U of Missouri-Kansas City English, 5100 Rockhill Rd, 106 Cockefair Hall, Kansas City, MO 64110 http://cas.umkc.edu/english Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Poetry [354] The Department of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking an assistant professor for a tenure-track position in creative writing, poetry. The successful applicant will teach two courses per semester, including undergraduate and graduate courses in creative writing and in literature. The position requires committee and creative writing service. PhD or MFA is required, PhD preferred. Applicants must have a strong record of publication, including a book. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recent writing sample, complete unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Creative Writing-Poetry Search Committee, 106 Cockefair Hall, Department of English, University of Missouri Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO 64110-2499. Applications must be post-marked by November 10, 2006 [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 U of Nevada, Reno English, /098, Reno, NV 89557 http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl/ Assistant Professor--Literature and Environment [821] The University of Nevada, Reno Department of English announces an entry-level, tenure-track position in literature and environment. Desired areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, British environmental literature, comparative literature, ecocriticism and theory, and creative writing. The faculty member will teach a range of intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses, graduate seminars, and Core Curriculum classes. Our tenure-track faculty who teach and mentor in the graduate

program and engage in scholarly and/or creative activities typically teach a 2/2 load. A strong record of research and/or creative work is expected as well as experience and promise as an excellent teacher. Ph.D. or M.F.A. must be completed by July 1, 2007. Competitive starting salary. The University of Nevada requires that job applicants submit materials electronically at http://jobs.unr.edu/professional, where formal position announcements may be located by keyword or under College of Liberal Arts, Department of English. To apply, complete the brief form and submit your letter of application and CV in .doc or .pdf format. All applications must be submitted electronically no later than November 1, 2006. The search committee will interview at MLA. For additional information about the University of Nevada Department of English, see http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl or view http://jobs.unr.edu for complete position announcement and requirements. The university is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 U of Pittsburgh English, 526 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 http://www.english.pitt.edu Assistant Professor, Poetry Writing [979] The Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh anticipates a position as an Assistant Professor in Poetry, beginning September, 2007, pending budgetary approval. Required: MFA or PhD by September 1, 2007, teaching experience, and substantial publications. A book in print is preferred but we invite applications from all interested applicants with a completed manuscript that is being circulated and/or under serious consideration at a reputable publisher. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as well as participate in a lively, nationally recognized Master of Fine Arts program that runs several reading and collaborative arts series on campus and in the community. Teaching load is normally 4 courses per year. Salaries competitive. Tenure is awarded for excellence in research, teaching and service. Applicants should send a letter and curriculum vita by November 1st to David Bartholomae, Chair, Department of English, 526 CL, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. We plan to interview at the MLA in Philadelphia (December 27-30) or on campus in the first two weeks in January. E-mail is available for additional information only: barth@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 U of Saint Thomas English, 2115 Summit Av, Mail #JRC 333, St Paul, MN 55105 http://www.stthomas.edu/english

Assistant Professor in Creative / Literary Nonfiction Writing [85] The successful candidate for this position, which begins in Fall 2007, will have preparation and a substantial publication record appropriate to the teaching of introductory through upper-level courses in the writing of creative / literary nonfiction. Ability to teach an introductory creative writing course in poetry and fiction is highly desirable. All full-time members of the English Department teach six courses per year, including our general requirement sequence in writing and literature. Holders of the MFA in Creative Writing are encouraged to apply; Ph.D. preferred. Interviews will be held at the MLA Convention in December. Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesotas largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission. The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit the University strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities. Please submit a cover letter (refer to position #200487) along with a curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and documentation of successful classroom teaching. Electronic applications should be submitted to: http://www.stthomas.edu/hr Applications sent via mail should be addressed to: UST, Mail AQU217, 2115 Summit Avenue., St. Paul, MN 55105. Application deadline: November 8, 2006. AA/EOE [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 U of San Diego English, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110 http://www.sandiego.edu/english/ Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing [806] University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park San Diego CA 92110 Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing http://www.sandiego.edu The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in creative writing, effective Fall 2007. We welcome applicants specializing in the writing of poetry and / or fiction.

Teaching load is three courses per semester and will include both literature and writing courses. Candidates should have publications, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and an M.F.A. or Ph.D. in creative writing or a Ph.D. in literature. USD, an independent Catholic university, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send letter of application, dossier, and a representative sample (maximum 15 pages) of your work by November 1 to Fred Miller Robinson, Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee, Department of English, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492. We will conduct interviews at MLA 2006 in Philadelphia. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 U of South Alabama English, 307 University Blvd, HUMB 240, Mobile, AL 36688 http://www.southalabama.edu/ Director of Creative Writing [770] Director of creative writing, rank open. Starting date: August 15, 2007. Applicants must have terminal degree in hand by starting date, administrative experience, and an ability to teach upper-division and graduate courses in fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts to Dr. Cristopher Hollingsworth, Dept. of English, University of South Alabama, Humanities 240, Mobile, AL 36688. Review of applications will begin November 7, 2006, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries (251) 460-6146 or chollingsworth@usouthal.edu. AA/EEO/M/F/D [R] Expires from JIL database 08 Dec 2006 U of South Carolina at Columbia English, 1620 College St, Columbia, SC 29208 http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/ Assistant Professor in Creative Writing Non-Fiction [496] We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing Non-Fiction. MA, MFA, or PhD in Creative Writing or English required, as well as at least one published book and teaching experience. The successful applicant can expect to teach two courses per semester, including undergraduate classes and graduate seminars in our expanding M.F.A. program, which is establishing a record of literary prizes for publications by both faculty and recent MFA graduates. The University of South Carolina's main campus in the state capital, close to mountains and coast, is ranked #54 in the nation among public universities, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, and is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an institution of "very high research activity." The Department of English offers eight graduate degree tracks, including Ph.D. programs in literature and composition-rhetoric. The M.F.A. curriculum emphasizes literary studies as well as intensive workshop training in fiction and poetry. Applications should include a c.v., three confidential letters of recommendation, and examples of published work. Review of applications will begin on November 1st. Please direct applications to Janette Turner Hospital, Carolina Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Search Committee, Department of English, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208. The

University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 U of Southern California English, THH 420, Los Angeles, CA 90089 http://www.usc.edu Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing [1210] The English Department of the University of Southern California is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor in creative writing (open genre, including non-fiction) with particular focus upon issues of race and culture. The candidate should have a PhD or MFA with demonstrated teaching experience and a substantial publishing record. Letter of application, vita, writing sample and dossier with three letters of recommendation should be sent by November 6, 2006 to: Search Committee, Department of English, THH-404 MC0354, 3501 S. Trousdale Parkway, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354, USA. USC is an AA/EOE employer Expires from JIL database 17 Nov 2006 U of Southern Mississippi English, 118 College Dr, #5037, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 http://www.usm.edu/english Assistant Professor, Contemporary Literature [654] The Center for Writers in the Department of English at The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a tenure track, nine-month appointment in modern and contemporary literatures at the assistant professor level beginning August 2007. We seek an individual with quality publications, a primary interest in craft- and aestheticsbased study of literature, and teaching experience. This position in the creative writing program is intended to help student writers develop a sophisticated sense of the history and craft of contemporary literature. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in modern and/or contemporary literature; demonstrated evidence of ability to teach effectively and to publish research and creative work. Other virtues: creative publications and expertise in nonfiction and in the history of criticism by writers. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is contingent upon funding. Duties involve graduate and undergraduate teaching; possible editorial work on the literary magazine Mississippi Review; thesis and dissertation committee work; and participation in the life of the English department and of the Center for Writers, an autonomous program within the department. The Center for Writers web site address is http://www.centerforwriters.com Departmental web site is http://www.usm.edu/english Completed applications received by February 1, 2007, will receive full consideration. A complete application will contain a vita, three letters of reference, academic transcripts, samples of published work, and a 1000-1500 word statement regarding your scholarship in contemporary literature. Send applications to Director, Center for Writers, 118 College Drive # 5144, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001.

The University of Southern Mississippi is an AA/EOE/ADAI employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 U of Utah English, 255 S. Central Campus Dr, Rm. 3500, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 http://www.utah.edu Asst., Assoc., or Full Professor of English [604] The Department of English at the University of Utah intends to make one appointment, tenured or tenure track, in creative writing, prose. The position is open rank, with competitive salary, and the normal teaching load is 4 courses per year. Send letter and CV only by Nov. 1 to Vincent P. Pecora, Chair, Department of English, 255 S. Central Campus Drive, Rm. 3500, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0494. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees. [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 U of Wisconsin-Eau Claire English, PO Box 4004, Eau Claire, WI 54702 http://www.uwec.edu Assistant Professor of Creative Writing [1031] One tenure-track position teaching courses in creative writing; appointment begins 20 August 2007. Required qualifications: earned MFA, Ph.D., or DA in creative writing at time of appointment; at least one book (or substantial publications) of poetry; experience teaching writing at the college level. Strong assets: demonstrated expertise in prose writing (fiction and/or non-fiction); evidence of preparation and interest in teaching American literature; evidence of excellent teaching at the college level. To ensure priority consideration, submit vita and application letter postmarked by 6 November 2006 to Bruce Taylor, Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee. Electronic submissions preferred if available; email lazarvr@uwec.edu for procedure. Screening may continue beyond November 6 as necessary until position is filled. Applications will be acknowledged by letter. We will hold preliminary interviews for this position at the MLA convention in Philadelphia or by telephone. Reference letters will be requested of semifinalist candidates, and we may check additional references at our discretion. According to state law, names of finalists will be released on request. Members of this department teach composition every semester in addition to general and specialized courses; typical semester load is three courses, equivalent to 12 credits. Complete position description will be available by October 1 at http://www.uwec.edu/acadaff/jobs/faculty/ Additional information about the department is available at http://www.uwec.edu/english UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EO employer; candidates able to enhance the diversity of the department and serve as role models and mentors for women and/or minorities are especially encouraged to apply. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006

Valdosta SU English, 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698 http://www.valdosta.edu Assistant Professor of English [560] Valdosta State University, a regional university in the University System of Georgia, announces one ten-month, tenure track faculty position beginning August 1, 2007. Normal teaching load is four courses (12 hours) per semester. All candidates will be expected to teach at the core, upper-division, and graduate levels. Service to the department, university, and community are expected. Research leading to scholarly publication expected. ABD with MA in hand considered; PhD in hand by August 1, 2007, required. Preference given to those with a specialty in creative non-fiction. Experience in composition and/or world literature preferred. To apply submit a letter of application, faculty application form (http://www.valdosta.edu/academic/forms/fac_employment_app.pdf), and CV to Dr. Mark Smith, Head, English Department, VSU, Valdosta, GA 31698-0025. Reveiw of applications begins November 1, 2006, and continues until position is filled. VSU is an equal opportunity educational institution. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Virginia Polytechnic Inst & SU English, 323 Shanks Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061 http://www.english.vt.edu Assistant Professor of Creative Writing--Poetry [997] The English Department at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Writing--Poetry; secondary interest in playwriting desired. The position depends on final budget approval. Required: MFA in poetry and/or significant publication in poetry, evidence of potential for ongoing creative publication, and teaching experience. Produced and/or written plays highly desired. Teaching load 2/2. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate introductory courses in creative writing and seminars in the MFA program; continuing publication; and serving on departmental, college, and university committees. Program service includes advising and mentoring students, including students from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. For more information, see http://www.english.vt.edu/poetjobsearch Application Procedure: Candidates must complete an application online at http://www.jobs.vt.edu Attach to the online application a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications stated above, a curriculum vitae, a collection of 1012 poems, and, if available, a play. Also send a dossier, including a candidate statement, to Fred D'Aguiar, Search Committee Chair, Department of English (0112), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, fredd@vt.edu. Review of applications will begin October 25 and continue until the position is filled; interviews will be held at the MLA Convention in Philadelphia. Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates. Individuals with disabilities who desire accommodation in the application

process should contact Tammy Shepherd: tammys@vt.edu, 540.231.8466; Fax: 540.231.5692; TTY/PC: 800.828.1120. [R] Expires from JIL database 10 Nov 2006 Wake Forest U English, PO Box 7387, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 http://wfu.edu Tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing (Poetry) [553] The Department of English at Wake Forest University has an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor in Creative Writing to teach poetry workshops at introductory and advanced levels, to teach other courses appropriate to experience, and to co-direct a campus reading series. Minimum of M.F.A. expected, with significant publications. Salary competitive. Position begins August 2007. Send letter and vita only to Eric G. Wilson, Chair, Wake Forest University, Department of English, P.O. Box 7387, WinstonSalem, NC 27109, postmarked by October 31. Initial interviews will be conducted at MLA convention. AA/EOE [R] Expires from JIL database 27 Oct 2006 Wesleyan U English, 294 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459 http://www.wesleyan.edu Assistant Professor of English [1223] Nonfiction Writing The English Department at Wesleyan University seeks a published nonfiction writer for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2007. MFA, PhD, or the equivalent in publications (at least one book or a substantial body of other published work) as well as teaching experience expected. The successful candidate will be fully engaged in writing and publishing and prepared to teach undergraduates at all levels. The teaching load is two courses per semester; three of the four classes taught annually will be writing courses, including at least two in creative nonfiction, along with one literature course. Interest in teaching fiction writing is welcome but not required. Send letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, writing sample (25 pp. maximum), and self-addressed postcard to Professor Gayle Pemberton, Chair Search Committee, Department of English, Attn: Nonfiction Search, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459. Applications postmarked by November 22, 2006 will receive full consideration. No faxes, please. Wesleyan University values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. [R] Expires from JIL database 17 Nov 2006

Note: An [R] at the end of a listing indicates that the department offering this position reimburses candidates for expenses and returns sample materials in accordance with MLA policy.