Professor of English and Creative Writing, and Director of Creative Writing

Boston University

Jobs For Writers

Posted 11.18.13

Professor of English and Creative Writing, and Director of Creative Writing

The Creative Writing Program at Boston University seeks a person of national distinction, preferably a poet or poet-critic, to direct its MFA program and teach graduate-level poetry workshops. The credentials of the ideal candidate should include an advanced degree in creative writing and/or literature; a publication record suitable for appointment as Professor of the Practice of Poetry or Professor of English and Creative Writing at a research university; and demonstrated leadership ability and experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and vita by December 20, 2013, preferably as email attachments to ensearch@bu.edu, c/o Professor Bonnie Costello, Search Committee Chair. You can also send the material to Department of English, 236 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215. Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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