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English Department
Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer

Details: Fiction Writing.  Distinguished Visiting Writer.  The English Department seeks applicants for the Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer. The successful candidate will be in residence spring 2016; teach one workshop in our BFA program and one workshop in our MFA program; give a reading and a lecture; and advise theses.  Salary: competitive. See our website for a fuller description of the position.   

Qualifications: MA, MFA or Ph.D. by time of employment;  at least one book of fiction and critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation and evidence of outstanding teaching.

Application: Send cover letter, CV, transcripts, three current letters of reference, writing sample (one book), a list of courses taught with brief descriptions of each, and 1-2 sample undergraduate and graduate syllabi to Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0191. Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. The starting date of employment for this position is January 2016. Application deadline: Postmarked by March 16, 2015.


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