Writer Wanted: Open Faculty Position in Writing Popular Fiction

Public Service ALERT:

The following search on my campus — for a published mystery author qualified to teach creative writing — has been RELAUNCHED, and will continue until filled — is closed and the search committee is deliberating over candidates has hired urban fantasy author Dr. Nicole Peeler for the position.

Here is the job description for posterity….

Assistant Professor of English
Application Due: Feb 3rd, 2010
Type: Full Time
Tenure-track, starting June 2010.
Seton Hill University seeks published genre novelist (priority for popular mystery/crime/suspense writer; will also consider fantasy or romance author) for tenure-track position in our low-residency MFA program in Writing Popular Fiction, starting June 2010. Commitment to genre fiction essential. Composition, online and graduate teaching experience highly desirable. MFA required (Ph.D. preferred). 4/4 teaching responsibilities; half of course load will serve undergraduate English and Composition instruction.
Seton Hill University is a Catholic, liberal arts University, serving undergraduate, adult and graduate students. Seton Hill is located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh. Visit setonhill.edu for more information.
Immediately send a letter, C.V., official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, sample publications, and three letters of reference to Michael Arnzen, Ph.D., Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA 15601. Deadline: February 3rd, 2010. The review process will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Seton Hill University is committed to a faculty, staff and student body that reflect the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE.

Feel free to e-mail me with questions.

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Michael Arnzen

Professor of English, Seton Hill University.