Friday, July 22, 2011

low-res job opening: Spalding University

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Spalding University’s brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program is seeking qualified applicants for part-time adjunct teaching in all areas: poetry, creative nonfiction, writing for children & young adults, screenwriting, playwriting, & fiction. Applicants should hold an MFA or PhD in the area of concentration, have published at least one book in that area or have one fully produced play or screenplay, & have had teaching experience. Applicants of diverse backgrounds, particularly African American & Hispanic, are strongly encouraged to apply. An application should consist of a packet including (1) a cover letter, (2) professional vita, (3) a writing sample of at least twenty pages from a book, & (4) two letters of recommendation concerning suitability for teaching in a low-residency program. These materials will not be returned, but a stamped, self-addressed postcard if included in the packet will be returned to acknowledge receipt of the applications. Materials should be sent to: Sena Jeter Naslund, Program Director, MFA in Writing, Spalding University, 845 South Third Street, Louisville, KY 40203-2188, & marked "Faculty Application in (Area of Interest, poetry, etc.) Applications for the MFA adjunct positions will be received during the month of September 2011 only. For information on the program, see Spalding provides transportation for faculty to & from the residency, as well as housing. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check & pre-employment drug screen.

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