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Position Deleted on 1/05/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Full Time
Job ID:  26445
Location:  English
Full/Part Time:  Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:  Regular

Position Description
Creative Nonfiction writers who have received their terminal degree within the last five years in Creative Writing are invited to apply for the Visiting Scholar in Creative Nonfiction. The purpose of this visiting scholarship is to provide a recent graduate with time to further his or her work, to associate with a distinguished faculty, and to allow him or her to contribute to an active creative writing program. One scholar will be appointed for the academic year 2011-2012. The scholar will give one reading in the Axton reading series and will teach one course each semester. Of the two courses, one will be of the scholar's design, the other will be an undergraduate creative nonfiction workshop. The scholar will be expected to be in residence in Louisville during this period. This appointment will provide a stipend of $25,000 a year, housing support, and benefits. Candidates should submit a letter of application; a current CV; a one-page proposal for an undergraduate course; a writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and at least three letters of recommendation. Applications must be postmarked by January 2, 2011. Mail applications to: Dr. Paul Griner, Director of Creative Writing, Department of English, Bingham Humanities 315, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 40292. Candidates who have already published a book of creative nonfiction are not eligible.

All applicants must also apply online by Jan 2, 2011. If you have trouble with the online application, please e-mail or phone 502 852-6801.

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below, then click on the "Apply Now" button on that page. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. You must submit your application by midnight of the application deadline. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human

Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville,

Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel - or by phone 502-852-5301

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.
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