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Monday, November 01, 2010

you got two books out? you want a job?

The Department of English and the Rutgers Newark MFA Program at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in Newark, invite applications from distinguished Poets and from distinguished Fiction writers for an (MFA) Assistant, Associate, or Professor position (dependent upon qualifications) to begin July 1, 2011. MFA or Ph.D required. Candidates should have a strong national reputation as a novelist and/or short story writer, at least two well–received books and substantial publication record, and extensive teaching experience. Additional expertise in areas such as nonfiction or memoir preferred. We seek an excellent, committed teacher who has made and will continue to make important contributions to contemporary literature, and who shows interest in our diverse, uniquely structured program & extensive community outreach (see www.mfa.newark.rutgers.edu.) Duties include teaching fiction or poetry workshops & graduate or undergraduate lit courses, directing graduate theses, & advising graduate students in fiction, poetry and related topics. Candidates should send letter of application, writing sample (published books with SASE acceptable), C.V., and three letters of recommendation to: Jayne Anne Phillips, Co-Chair, Search Committee, Rutgers Newark MFA Program, c/o English Dept. 501 Hill Hall, Rutgers Newark University, 360 Dr. MLK. Jr. Blvd, Newark, NJ, 07102. Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2010. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA

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