Creative Writing - Fiction

Department: 
English
Job Type: 
Faculty
Campus: 
Wilmore, Kentucky
Deadline: 
Until Filled

Full-time tenure track faculty position

Creative Writing-Fiction position in Department of English beginning Fall 2014.

Ph.D. in Creative Writing with an emphasis in fiction or an MFA in fiction with substantial publication record. Preparation and experience teaching freshman composition and general education core literature courses also needed.

Candidate will teach a broad range of creative writing courses, as well as freshman composition and general core literature courses. May be asked to help current faculty develop and teach in an MFA program. Teaching load is 12 hours each semester, with optional summer teaching available. Compensation is competitive and dependent upon education and experience. Benefits include retirement (TIAA/CREF) and insurance plans.

Candidates must give evidence of an evangelical Christian commitment, and be in harmony with the University’s Statement of Faith, Mission and Community Lifestyle Standards. Asbury University welcomes applicants with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Asbury University is located in Kentucky’s scenic Bluegrass region, fifteen minutes south of Lexington. The English Department takes pleasure in its friendly and supportive atmosphere and supports strong and active programs in literary studies, creative writing, and ESL. A yearly budget for professional travel is included. With a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality, Asbury University is ranked fourth among regional colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report.

Letters expressing interest, personal curriculum vita, and a statement describing the current vitality of your personal Christian faith and the theological framework that informs your work should be emailed to: provost@asbury.edu or mailed to:

Dr. Jon S. Kulaga, Provost

Asbury University

One Macklem Drive

Wilmore, KY 40390