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Lecturer for Creative Writing (Fiction): University of Chicago

27 March 2010
Lecturer for Creative Writing (Fiction): University of Chicago
The Committee on Creative Writing at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a 3 year, renewable, lectureship. The effective date for this teaching appointment will be July 1, 2010. Candidates should hold, at minimum, a Bachelor's degree (MFA is desirable), and have published at least one book with a press of distinction or equivalent short-story publications in magazines of national standing. The teaching schedule of five courses over three quarters will include creative writing workshops within the candidate's genre of expertise and the advising of undergraduate and MA creative theses. The candidate should demonstrate both talent and commitment as a teacher and have a strong interest in building a young and exciting creative writing program through administrative service and participation in cultural events on campus. Please upload a letter of interest, a CV, a 15-page writing sample, and sample syllabi directly to this job requisition .

Under separate cover, please have three letters of recommendation sent to Kate Soto, Creative Writing Search Committee, Committee on Creative Writing, University of Chicago, 1115 E. 58th Street, Chicago IL 60637.

If you wish to provide supplementary materials in support of your application, please send them to Kate Soto at the address listed above.

This position is contingent upon final budgetary approval. To be assured of full consideration, your application and requested materials must be completed by May 1, 2010.

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