Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Ursinus College seeks a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing for a one-year appointment for 2013-2014 (two 14-week semesters).  Required proficiencies:  multi-genre Intro to Creative Writing, courses in one or more creative specialties, and literature courses in one or more post-colonial Anglophone world literatures.  3/3 teaching load.  MFA or PhD required. Previous teaching experience in a liberal arts college desirable. Send application letter, c.v., and two confidential letters of recommendation to Jon Volkmer, Director of Creative Writing, Ursinus College, P.O. Box 1000, Collegeville PA 19426.  Please wait to send writing samples until requested.  Review of applications begins February 1, 2013 and continues until the position is filled. Video conference interviews will be arranged for finalists.  Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of 1650 students  located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus is an EEO/AA employer.  In keeping with the college's historic commitment to equality, women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.