Monday Markets/Jobs/Opportunities for Writers
Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee competitions/contests, paying submission calls, and jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).
Once again, there are plenty of other college-level teaching job announcements this week. Please keep reading to discover them.
- “Muhlenberg College [Penn.] invites applications for a two-year [Visiting Lecturer] position in creative writing beginning Fall 2013….Requirements for the position include an MFA in creative writing or equivalent degree, publications, and commitment to teaching. Candidates must be qualified to teach courses in poetry, other genres, and online publishing.”
- From Colby College [Maine]: “Applications are invited for a one-year sabbatical replacement, for the 2013-2014 academic year, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, from candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence and publications in the field of creative writing, poetry.”
- “California University of Pennsylvania invites applications for this tenure-track faculty position. Published poet to teach upper and lower division creative writing, lower division literature and first year composition….Desired candidates with professional experience as editors of print or online newspapers, magazines or books.”
- Job posting from the University of South Florida: “Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Poetry/Creative Nonfiction Writing. Tenure-line….Senior candidates should have significant book publications. Teaching will include a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in both Poetry and Creative Nonfiction. 2/2 teaching assignment.”
- “Weber State University’s [Utah] Department of English Language and Literature invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in poetry writing. The position will begin in August 2013.” Req. #08078, if you need it.
- “Westminster College [Utah] invites applications for an assistant professor in Fiction Writing. Teaching responsibilities (24 credits a year) will include multi-genre introductions to creative writing, intermediate workshops in fiction, senior thesis seminars, and courses in composition and introduction to literature. Other courses, for example workshops in creative non-fiction, playwriting, screenwriting, and environmental writing, are possible.”
- “The Department of English at Stephen F. Austin State University [Texas] seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of creative writing. The successful candidate must have an M.F.A. or Ph.D. by time of appointment, a record of substantial publications, and demonstrated teaching excellence. We are primarily looking for a fiction writer with a secondary interest in nonfiction. Experience teaching multicultural literature, technical writing, or courses involving digital technology is a plus.”
- “The Department of English and Writing, in the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa [Fla.] seeks a candidate for a one-year, renewable term as Assistant Professor of English in first-year writing and creative writing (fiction) to begin August 2013.”
- “The Department of English at Macalester College [Minn.] invites applications for an assistant, associate, or full professorship in prose Creative Writing, starting Fall 2013. We are especially interested in candidates committed to working with students of diverse backgrounds. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue major writing projects as well as to help sustain, as appropriate, the College’s emphases on multiculturalism, internationalism, and service. Requirements for the position include: a terminal degree in creative writing, at least one published book, and successful teaching experience.”
- Bowling Green State University (Ohio) is looking for an Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer. “The successful candidate will be in residence spring 2014; teach one workshop in our BFA program and one workshop in our MFA program; give a reading and a lecture; and advise theses. Qualifications: 1) MA, MFA or Ph.D. by time of employment; 2) at least one book of fiction and critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation; and 3) evidence of outstanding teaching.”
- “The Scripps College Writing Program (Calif.) seeks two distinguished visiting writers for the Mary Routt Endowed Chair of Writing, one during the spring semester of 2014 and the other during the spring semester of 2015. The successful candidates will serve as Mary Routt Chair of Writing throughout the spring semester (from mid-January to mid-May). Teaching responsibilities include one writing workshop in the area of his or her choice as well as a presentation of his or her work at two public events. We are looking for candidates with critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation; we prefer candidates who can show evidence of outstanding teaching ability.”
- “The MFA program at Rutgers-Camden [N.J.] is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in creative nonfiction (CNF), at least one book of CNF from a nationally recognized press and either a second book or an outstanding record of journal publication in a secondary genre. The candidate will be a member of a research-based English department with teaching responsibilities in the MFA, MA, and undergraduate programs. In addition to supervision of graduate theses and participation in our Writers in Camden program of visiting writers, the candidate will serve on the editorial board of our award-winning literary magazine StoryQuarterly.”