*HUSTLE ALERT UPDATE! University Teaching Job!*

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The DEADLINE  for this is OCTOBER 15, 2009!

(When they say, “Review of applications begins October 15, 2009,”  they mean, get your stuff in by that day.  You are not famous and they are not going to wait on you. So, you need to overnight your materials, alright?)

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction)

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 after tenure. 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 letter of application, vita, writing sample, 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.

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Nonfiction)

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 nonfiction writing in our thriving MFA program and undergraduate creative writing minor. We seek a nonfiction 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 after tenure. 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 letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Michael Martone, Search Committee Chair, Assistant Professor (Nonfiction) 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.

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