Creative Writing (Fiction), Open Rank

Job description

Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date October 10, 2018

Position Title Creative Writing (Fiction), Open Rank

Vacancy # TEMP#101018

Department English

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Young adult/children's book author of national reputation to teach two fiction workshops per semester for a two year appointment. Open Rank. This is a visiting, half-time, non-renewable appointment.

Qualifications & Requirements

M.F.A. or Ph.D. to be completed before fall 2019. Must have published at least one YA book of fiction and achieved prominence in the field. Secondary specialty in any field of literature preferred. Workshop teaching experience at the university level required. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach well in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2019

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Creative Writing Search Committee, Department of English
[email protected]

Apply By Review will begin immediately and continues until position is filled.

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at






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Posted: 10/11/2018
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