Assistant Professor

Tuscaloosa, AL

Teach graduate courses in the M.F.A. in Creative Writing Program and undergraduate courses within the creative writing minor. Writing and publishing of creative nonfiction and/or fiction. Appropriate service to the department. Directing the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing on a rotating basis after achieving tenure.

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