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Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities)

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Illinois, United States
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Sep 11, 2018

Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities), tenure track, continuing, 9-month appointment, Department of English, SIU Carbondale.

 Qualifications: Completed MFA in fiction, and/or PhD in Creative Writing (fiction). Candidates must have at least one published or accepted book of fiction, and must have experience teaching fiction writing classes, preferably at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must also show preparation to contribute, via teaching and/or creative activity, to an emerging program in digital humanities, broadly-defined: podcasts, VR narratives, game scripting, blogging, and/or other forms of online/digital publication.

 Duties: Teach undergraduate fiction classes, graduate workshops and seminars in fiction and/or creative activities related to digital humanities. Applicants will be responsible for maintaining an active independent research/creative activity agenda relevant to the discipline and service activities to assist the Department.

 Appointment Start Date: August 16, 2019.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018, or until filled.

 Application Procedure: Send letter of application, current CV, and names of three references by mail to Professor David Anthony, Chair, Department of English, 1000 Faner Dr., Mailcode 4503, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901 or by email to

 SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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