University of Louisiana at Lafayette accepting applications for Writer-in-Residence and Professor/Associate Professor of English. Tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2009. Creative Writing-Fiction.
Duties: teaching one Creative Writing workshop per academic year, directing dissertations and theses, working with graduate and undergraduate students in creative writing, presenting at least one public reading or lecture each year, and participating in the department and university community. Continued publishing in field and other duties associated with holding a university position.
Qualifications: International reputation as a creative writer as evidenced by awards and publications in prestigious international venues, extensive publications in creative genres (fiction, poetry, drama, creative non-fiction), professional experience in teaching advanced Creative Writing workshops.
Send application letter, current CV, and names and addresses of three references to Professor James McDonald, Department Head, Department of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P. O. Box 44691, Lafayette, LA 70504.