Position Announcement

Assistant Professor (Digital Humanities)
Department of English
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position: Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities), tenure track, continuing, 9-month appointment, Department of English, Southern Illinois University 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
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Mail Code 4503
1000 Faner Dr.
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or by email to: davidant@siu.edu

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.