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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: English

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Fiction

Posting Date: September 27, 2013

Classification: TBD

Duties: The English Department at SUNY New Paltz invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in Fiction position beginning in Fall 2014.
Duties include teaching undergraduate creative writing workshops and genre craft courses; publishing and directing creative work; and helping to establish graduate program in writing.

Qualifications: Candidates must have M.F.A. or Ph.D. and minimum of one book (novel or short story collection) with national or university press. Secondary genre is desirable (creative nonfiction, experimental forms, new media).

Contact Information: Electronic submissions required. Please send letters of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, two chapters from the novel or two stories from the collection to
Please note Search F13-21 on all materials submitted.

Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled. Priority given to applications received by 11/1/13.

Other important information about this vacancy: Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

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