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Page for Academic Positions in Creative Writing that begin in 2019.

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See also: English Literature 2018-2019

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Bowling Green State University (OH) - Assistant Professor - English - Creative Writing (Fiction) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department of Bowling Green State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English specializing in Creative Writing – Fiction. The department offers both an MFA and a BFA in Creative Writing and is also home to the literary journal Mid-American Review.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an MFA or PhD in Creative Writing, or requirements for the degree completed by time of employment and demonstrated creative productivity through publication in top tier venues. Teaching experience at the college level and experience engaging with diverse populations in teaching and research are preferred.

Application: For an application to be considered complete, submit a cover letter; CV; transcript showing highest degree earned; statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion in higher education; three current (dated within the past year) letters of reference; writing sample of creative work (no more than thirty pages). For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. Background check and official transcripts required for employment. BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm EDT on October 30, 2018.

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Colorado State University (CO) - TT Assistant Professor of English spec. in Fiction WritingEdit

The Department of English at Colorado State University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Fiction Writing. We are seeking a writer with energy, vision, and a commitment to building excellence in our MFA and undergraduate creative writing programs. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured and at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2019.

Responsibilities: 2/2 course load, including workshops, craft, literature seminars, surveys. Successful candidate is also expected to advise and mentor students, direct theses, provide service to the program, department, university, and community.

Conditions of Employment: Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires).

Required Job Qualifications: MFA or PhD in English or related field at time of appointment. Experience teaching at the college level. A promising record of creative activity and contributions to the writing community. At least one novel or collection of stories published by, or under contract with, a national press.

Preferred Job Qualifications: We are especially interested in candidates with experience in African American, Latinx, Native American, Asian American, Environmental, and/or hybrid literature and writing. Applicants are encouraged to describe any additional teaching or scholarly interests and experiences.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages of published work. Candidates who can advance the department's commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship, creative activity, and teaching are encouraged to address these goals in their application. Address cover letter to Sasha Steensen, Search Chair. References will be contacted immediately upon submission of application and will receive an email with a link to submit their letter. For an application to be considered complete, all three letters of recommendation must be submitted by 12/7/18. No mail in applications or letters will be accepted.

Semifinalists will be invited in January to send a teaching portfolio and to schedule a video interview.

Materials of semifinalists, including letters of recommendation, will be available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of English.

Routine inquiries: MaryEllen.Sanger@colostate.edu

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 11/30/2018.

Online App. Form: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/60709

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College of Wooster (OH) - TT Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing - Fiction Writing and post-1945 American Literature)Edit

The Department of English at The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in fiction writing and an ability to teach post-1945 American literatures, beginning August 2019. We are especially interested in candidates who might contribute to one or more of the college’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Film Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American Studies and Environmental Studies. A two-semester teach load consists of 5.5 courses and includes advising projects in the College’s signature Senior Independent Study program. Ph.D. or M.F.A. required along with a significant publication record.

The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three reference letters, unofficial transcripts, diversity statement, teaching statement, research statement, and a writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/54869. The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community. Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply”. Deadline for applications is November 2.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.

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Duke University (NC) - Professor of Creative Writing (Senior Fiction Writer)Edit

The Duke University English Department welcomes nominations and applications for a distinguished fiction writer with a national or international reputation for a position as Full Professor or Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing. We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate teaching of fiction writing. Candidates should be committed to engage fully with the literary and intellectual life of the university and the Durham area. We welcome applications from writers working in any national, transnational, or diasporic Anglophone tradition. This position begins July 1, 2019 and may be either a tenure or non-tenure line, depending on qualifications.

To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of your top five publications ranked in order of importance. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply.

The committee also invites letters of nomination for potential candidates. We ask that all nominations be sent to english@duke.edu, using “Senior Fiction Writer Search” as the subject line.

The committee will begin its deliberations on January 2nd 2019. Applications received by that date will be guaranteed full consideration.

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Emerson College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Fiction WritingEdit

The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Fiction Writing. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through teaching, other forms of engagement with students outside of the classroom, creative work and service activities. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing is a vibrant and engaged community of writers, scholars, publishers, and designers. The department has over 100 full- and part-time faculty members, 550 undergraduate majors, and 250 graduate students in the Creative Writing MFA program, online MFA program in Popular Writing and Publishing, and the Publishing MA program.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in Boston’s Literary Cultural District in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 3,662 undergraduate students and 830 graduate students from 75 countries and all 50 states.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a fiction writer with a published or forthcoming book and experience teaching creative writing at the college level. Candidates should have an MFA in creative writing, a terminal degree in a related field, or substantial publications equivalent to a terminal degree. Candidates who can teach in multiple genres, such as literary fiction and popular fiction, are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students,

and staff from diverse backgrounds. A strong commitment to undergraduate education beyond the classroom is essential.

Primary teaching duties include fiction writing courses at both the BFA and MFA level, and in both the residential and online programs. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentorship, assisting in the graduate admission process, and serving on other department and college committees.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references through the applicant tracking portal @https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/18224.

Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2018 but the position will remain open until filled.

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Franklin College (IN) - TT Position in English and Creative Writing (Fiction) - Skype Interview StageEdit

Franklin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the English and Creative Writing Department to begin August 2019. Located about 20 miles from downtown Indianapolis, Franklin College provides a strong, active, and tailored liberal arts education through small class sizes and intentional relationships between students and their faculty mentors. The new hire will join the department and the college at a time of exciting change. The English and Creative Writing Department will be undertaking changes to its curriculum in order to help lead a new campus curricular initiative focused on immersive hands-on teaching and learning. Please see http://www.FranklinCollege.edu for more details.

The ideal candidate has primary interests in fiction and composition. Preferred secondary interests are global literature, American literature, and creative non-fiction. The candidate will teach in the English and Creative Writing Department and in the college’s Liberal Arts curriculum. Faculty are encouraged to develop new courses fueled by their interests. The teaching load is 24 credit hours a year, which typically includes three courses a semester. The candidate will also teach an immersive winter term course once every three years. Broad service to the college such as advising and committee work is required. Candidates with an interest in the co-management of a reading series and the publication of Apogee, our literary journal, are particularly welcome.

Candidates who can demonstrate a dedication to teaching and a genuine interest in working with undergraduates in a small, collegial liberal arts setting that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction will be given preference. We seek applications from individuals with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to diversity, especially those with demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Intercultural experience would be an asset. Candidates must have at least two years of college teaching experience. Ph.D. preferred; M.F.A. with significant record of publishing and teaching considered.

Review of applications will begin Friday, November 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, and statement of teaching philosophy by going to Franklin College Faculty Application. Please do not send any additional materials at this time.

Franklin College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications. Consistent with these principles and applicable laws, it is therefore the College’s policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status as consistent with the Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct. No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.

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Jacksonville State University (AL) - Asst. Professor of English (Creative Writing - Fiction)Edit

Requested Start Date: August 20, 2019

Pay Range: Commensurate on experience

Normal Work Schedule: Varies due to day, evening, online teaching.

Job Summary: The Assistant Professor of English is responsible for teaching creative writing, speech, composition, and literature, according to department practice and policy; conduct scholarly/creative research sufficient for tenure and advancement; engage in appropriate service.

Essential Functions: Responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in English/Creative Writing along with scholarly and creative accomplishment to advance to tenure and promotion. Responsible for curriculum and program development, advisement, professional development activities. Develop and implement a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides. Assess student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement. Serve as advisor and mentor for students. Manage the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process.

Plan and employ a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students. Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress. Responsible for recoding students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy. Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum. Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.

Required Minimum Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing (fiction) by appointment date is required. Ability to teach composition required. Evidence of good teaching and scholarly potential required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to candidates with a subspecialty in film studies, applied linguistics, or comparative literature.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript.

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Supplemental Questions: None

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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advertised: Aug 13 2018 Central Daylight Time. Applications close: Nov 15 2018 Central Standard Time.

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Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Area of Specialty-Discipline: Creative Writing

Position Status: Regular Faculty

Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track

Terms of Employment: 9-Month

Contract Type: Full-time

Date Position Available: 08/12/2019

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities: The position carries with it a 3/3 teaching load as well as the expectation that the faculty member will serve on capstone (thesis) committees. All tenured and tenure track faculty members at Kennesaw State must publish in their field and participate in departmental, college, and university service.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications): Ph.D. or Master of Fine Arts in English, Creative Writing (Fiction), or related field, or its foreign equivalent is required. Some teaching experience is expected.

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Application Deadline Date: 10/15/2018.

Questions About Position Opening: Dr. H. Willam Rice, EB 169. (470) 578-6297

Additional Information for Applicants: Kennesaw State University seeks an Assistant Professor of English specializing in Creative Writing/Fiction for its Master of Arts Program in Professional Writing and its Bachelor of Arts degree in English. In addition to a focus upon traditional fiction writing, sub-specialties of interest include but are not limited to digital narrative, game narrative, children’s literature, young adult, horror, fantasy, detective, popular, and science fiction. Located on the northwest corner of the Atlanta metropolitan area, Kennesaw State is one of the 50 largest universities in the United States. Recognized for innovative programs and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, Kennesaw State University offers both students and faculty unique opportunities for growth and development. Applicants for the position must possess a terminal degree in creative writing or a related field (MFA, PhD). Candidates should have a record of publication with a minimum of one book from an established press. KSU recognizes and values traditional research and creative writing as well as scholarship of teaching and learning. Teaching experience in the field of creative writing is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include teaching a 3/3 load consisting of both graduate and undergraduate courses, participating in the development of the curriculum, advising and mentoring students, advertising and promoting the program and its activities, and representing the program on committees within the Department, the College, and across the University. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Faculty in the English Department at Kennesaw State teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

Application Instructions: Applicants must submit an application letter, a current C.V, unofficial transcripts (officials due upon hire), and a list of three references familiar with the applicant’s work.

Apply at: https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/5337

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Lafayette College (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction/Screenwriting) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The English Department of Lafayette College invites applications for a full time tenure-track position in fiction writing and screenwriting at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in candidates who also could teach literature, rhetoric, and/or interdisciplinary courses. The appointment will begin July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced fiction and screenwriting courses; lower division courses in writing and literature; and courses that fulfill the requirements of the Common Course of Study. The teaching load is 2/2 in the first year, 3/2 thereafter. Research support is generous. MFA or Ph.D. by start date and teaching experience required. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher who has published creative work and who is committed to the mission of a liberal arts college. As part of your letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring and/or community service support Lafayette's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the college's diversity statement ( https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/).

Application materials (letter and C.V.) should be submitted through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/54061) by November 1, 2018. Questions may be directed to Professor Paul Cefalu, English Department Head, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via video conferencing.

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts and engineering institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.

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Longwood University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor of English, Fiction WritingEdit

Department of English & Modern Languages. Full-time, Tenure-track faculty, Position #F0201

The Department of English and Modern Languages at Longwood University seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in Creative Writing - Fiction, to begin August 2019.

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville, at a historic crossroads near where the Civil War drew to a close and powerful strides in the civil rights movement began. Today, Longwood has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, one of just a few dozen nationally accredited university art museums. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level. Longwood's 26th President, W. Taylor Reveley IV, took office in June 2013.

Candidates must have a terminal degree and be a strong generalist with the ability to teach introductory and advanced fiction workshops, as well as workshops in various areas of creative writing. We welcome secondary interests in digital writing and new media, creative writing program administration, as well as the ability to teach literature outside the British and American traditions. The successful candidate will also be able to teach classes in the new Civitae Core Curriculum, particularly freshman writing courses devoted to research and rhetoric. The normal teaching load is four courses per semester. Opportunities for department service include the Dos Passos Prize for Literature, awarded yearly by the department, and a yearly speaker series funded by our Arts Council.

Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a single PDF attachment including a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendation (indicating position #F0201) to:

Department of English and Modern Languages, Lisa Seamster, Longwood University, Farmville VA, 23909. Email: seamsterlh@longwood.edu

Please submit a "Release of Information Form" (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and "EEO Data Collection Form" (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf). The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #F0201 and submit documents to:

Human Resources, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909. Phone: 434-395-2074. Fax: 434-395-2666. Email: humres@longwood.edu

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Louisiana State University (LA) - Assistant Professor - Fiction/Creative Writing - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The LSU Department of English invites applications from fiction writers for the position of Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, to begin August 2019. Teaching will include a 2/2 load, consisting of graduate and undergraduate fiction workshops, and the direction of graduate theses.

Required Qualifications: MFA or PhD in Creative Writing

Preferred Qualifications: At least one collection of short stories or a novel published or under contract; an excellent record of teaching at the college level. Secondary expertise in another genre or in publishing is welcomed but not required.

Application deadline is November 15, 2018 or until candidate is selected.

Additional Job Description: Special Instructions: Please provide a letter of application, current CV, letters of reference, and a writing sample. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application. Posting Date: October 1, 2018

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New Mexico State University (NM) - TT Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at New Mexico State University, a Hispanic Serving institution on the Mexico/US borderlands, invites applications for a tenure track 9-month Assistant Professor of Fiction in our vibrant creative writing program. Our English department includes undergraduate and graduate programs in Creative Writing, Literature, and Rhetoric and Professional Communication. The successful applicant will have a commitment to undergraduate teaching, the ability to teach in an MA and MFA program and advise graduate theses, and a readiness to engage in a lively program of writers, which includes magazine production, outreach, and community engagement. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and other marginalized communities. New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Deadline: 10/30/2018

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  • MFA or Ph.D. in Creative Writing/Fiction by August 2019.
  • A record of publication, with at least one fiction book, novel preferred, published or in contract at the time of application with nationally recognized press.
  • Experience teaching.

Applications should include the following:

  • Cover letter.
  • CV.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy—including approaches to workshops and our form and technique classes, and the ways the candidate encourages aesthetic variety and support for writers of all formal choices and innovations.
  • A diversity statement—including how the candidate will advance our department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.
  • 3 letters of reference.
  • A digital submission of full book as evidence of publication.

Please submit all materials online: http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/32744

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  • candidates who bring the potential to teach workshops, and form and technique courses that include a diversity of cultural and ethnic perspectives, including African American, Asian American, Indigenous, Latinx, or global perspectives as they intersect with local perspectives.
  • candidates who show experience working with students whose narratives are underrepresented in academia and the publishing world.
  • candidates who foster engagements within and across genre.
  • candidates who publish across genres and/or aesthetics.

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state's NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Connie Voisine, cvoisine@nmsu.edu. 

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Old Dominion University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction), with an expected start date of July 25, 2019.

The successful candidate will teach creative writing courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise graduate-student thesis projects, participate actively in the life of Old Dominion's nationally recognized MFA program, and have a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Minimum qualifications: MFA or PhD in Creative Writing or English; a book-length work of fiction published by a nationally recognized press; a strong teaching record; excellent interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of successful teaching in multiple or hybrid genres, particularly nonfiction prose.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a writing sample (up to 25 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to http://jobs.odu.edu/ The application system will solicit letters of references from the individuals listed. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Saint Mary's College (IN) - TT Assistant Professor, Fiction WritingEdit

The Saint Mary's College Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in creative writing with a primary specialization in fiction and secondary expertise in creative nonfiction. Teaching load is 3/3.  Primary teaching responsibilities are creative writing courses at all levels of the curriculum, including a multi-genre introduction to creative writing; intermediate and advanced courses in fiction and creative nonfiction; and a multi-genre senior capstone writing seminar. Regular contributions to the College’s first-year writing program are also expected. Creative writing faculty also organize a Visiting Writers series, and advise the College’s undergraduate literary journals.

A Ph.D. in Creative Writing is preferred; an M.F.A. in Creative Writing will be considered. Experience teaching creative writing is required; full-time teaching experience, including first-year writing, is strongly preferred. Publications in fiction are required; additional publications in creative nonfiction are preferred. Ability and willingness to collaborate in developing a publishing arts course is highly desired. We seek a colleague who shares our commitment to social justice, and who is eager to join us in cultivating an inclusive and diverse intellectual community for undergraduate women.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement on diversity and inclusivity, statement of teaching philosophy, and transcripts to Laura Haigwood, Chair, English Department, via Interfolio   apply.interfolio.com/54411. (NOTE: If you have difficulty connecting directly to Interfolio by clicking this link, then copy and paste the link into your browser.)

Please upload all materials to Interfolio by Monday, November 26, 2018.  If you are invited to progress to the next round of consideration, then we will request 25-30 pages containing examples of both your fiction and creative nonfiction; and, in addition to this writing sample, documentation of excellence in teaching, such as sample syllabi and writing assignments, course evaluations, peer/chair assessments; and three current, confidential letters of recommendation. We will interview via Skype in January, and invite three candidates for campus visits soon afterward.

Established in 1844, Saint Mary’s College was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.  As a Catholic institution of higher learning, Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable. The College encourages candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Saint Mary’s College is a liberal arts college for women, with a strong commitment to the education of undergraduate women, and graduate women and men.  All faith traditions are welcome among our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

Online App. Form:  apply.interfolio.com/54411

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  • FROM A MEMBER OF THE SEARCH COMMITTEE: We are delighted that this position has been converted from a VAP position to a TT Assistant Professorship. We've extended our deadline, and all applicants for the VAP position should have been contacted with the opportunity to update their materials as necessary. This position replaces the previously advertised VAP position. Please contact the Department Chair, info above, with any questions!

Skidmore College (NY) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction - ZOOM INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in creative writing/fiction. We are particularly interested in candidates who can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Normal teaching load is 4-5 courses per year depending on credit hours. All professors are expected to participate fully in the life of the college, including advising, faculty governance, department activities, and periodic teaching in the college’s First Year Experience program.

Ph.D., M.F.A., or equivalent required. Desired qualifications include a significant record of publication with major independent, university, or commercial presses and a range of reputable journals. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching fiction workshops at the college level as well as a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

To ensure full consideration, application should be received by October 15, 2018.

All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held via video conferencing in early January. Individuals from underrepresented groups and who have experience teaching students from a diverse range of backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduates from some 47 states and 46 countries.

You can apply for this position online at https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/2133

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  • In the required docs section, the application lists both a portfolio and a writing sample, as well as both a teaching statement and teaching philosophy. Any idea what they're looking for? I've always heard that teaching statement and statement of teaching philosophy are interchangeable.
  • Has there been any movement on this search?

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL) - TT Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

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

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Deadline: Nov. 1

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Southern Utah University (UT) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Writing - FictionEdit

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure track position in creative writing, with an emphasis in fiction. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and excellence through teaching, research, and service.

General Duties & Responsibilities Responsibilities include teaching intermediate and advanced fiction courses, as well as courses in rhetoric and composition and/or possibly literature. The annual course teaching load is 4/4. The candidate will also work with visiting writers and serve on the creative writing committee. English faculty members are expected to attend and present at academic conferences and continue to publish in their fields of expertise. SUU requires service to the department, university, and community, as well as participation in related academic and professional organizations. Faculty members must represent the highly collegial English Department with integrity and in a professional and pleasant manner.

Required Qualifications 1. Ph.D. in Creative Writing, with a concentration in fiction 2. Demonstrable familiarity with innovative pedagogical approaches, outcome-based learning, and current assessment methods 3. Demonstrated potential for academic research and publication. 4. Demonstrated success in teaching General Education composition courses at the university level

Preferred Qualifications 1. The successful candidate will have significant publications in nationally recognized journals.

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time. Months/year: 9 month position. Tenure/Non-Tenure Track: Tenure-Track.

Salary or Salary Range: 51,000-52,000

Posting Number: F1600161

Open Date: 10/15/2018

First Consideration Date: 11/15/2018. Close Date: 12/15/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: In addition to the required application materials, please also submit a writing sample of less than 20 pages, and one sample syllabi for a fiction course

EEO Statement: Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

Online App. Form: https://jobs.suu.edu/postings/2158

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St. Mary's College of Maryland (MD) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Fiction WritingEdit

The Department of English at St. Mary's College of Maryland is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Fiction Writing, to begin August 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load and should expect to teach courses at all levels of the curriculum. Candidates' expertise must include the teaching and writing of fiction, including avid engagement with the professional aspects of the discipline, including publication; secondary expertise in Environmental Studies, oral storytelling and ethnography, science or technical writing, and/or literary journal production are welcome. The successful candidate will have experience incorporating new media into undergraduate coursework, and will have published at least one novel or short-story collection with a peer-reviewed press. We are particularly looking for candidates whose interests complement our geographic location and proximity to Historic St. Mary's City. An interest in attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups is desirable.

St. Mary's College Maryland ( http://www.smcm.edu ) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences, and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's is a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. Designated Maryland's public honors college, St. Mary's has highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum; we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. St. Mary's faculty benefit from a comprehensive program of support for scholarship, research, travel, and curriculum development, including course releases for pre-tenure faculty and leaves for tenured faculty. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a MFA in Fiction at time of appointment and have published a novel or short-story collection with a peer-reviewed press; excellence in undergraduate teaching, including integration of new media, is expected.

Application materials should include a cover speaking to the candidate's teaching, research, and creative work, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of how the applicant's teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, writing sample (20 page maximum), evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/55264. Send e-mail inquiries to Dr. Jennifer Cognard-Black, Department Chair at jcognard@smcm.edu.

Review of applications will begin after December 1st and will continue until the position is filled. First interviews will be held over Skype before finalists are invited to campus. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Online App. Form: http://apply.interfolio.com/55264

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Stanford University (CA) - TT Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - FictionEdit

Stanford University

Job Number: 55912

Search in Creative Writing, Fiction

The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program are conducting a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor fiction writer. Candidates are expected to have a record of distinguished publication, including two completed books of fiction. Of these, both may be published, or one may be published and the second not yet published but under contract.

Candidates should also have a strong commitment to teaching and be prepared to take an active part in Stanford's vibrant academic and creative writing communities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within both the English Department and the Creative Writing Program. A particular emphasis of the position is also mentoring and advising students at all levels. Candidates should hold a degree of practice (MFA, PhD, or MA in Creative Writing) or its equivalent.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae with a full list of publications and three letters of reference (junior candidates only) or names and addresses of three references (senior candidates only). You may apply at:https://apply.interfolio.com/55912 or mail applications to Professor Eavan Boland, Director, Creative Writing Program, Department of English, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall Bldg 460, Stanford CA 94305-2087.

For full consideration, materials must be received by 12/01/2018. The term of appointment would begin 9/01/2019.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

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  • I think this is the first job posting I've ever seen that asks for a CV and references but no actual letter. Weird.

Susquehanna University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Fiction - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English & Creative Writing at Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, specialty in Fiction, beginning in August 2019. A literary fiction writer will be given preference; additional interest in areas such as young adult, speculative writing, and/or screenwriting is also desirable. Teaching responsibilities include several levels of creative writing workshops as well as first-year composition and introductory literature or genre surveys. The successful candidate will have published a book or have publications in nationally reputable literary journals, excel as a teacher, and also show exemplary interest in building and maintaining Susquehanna University’s nationally-distinguished undergraduate creative writing major. The standard teaching load is 3/3.

Candidates must possess either an MFA with a substantive publishing record or a Ph.D. in creative writing. All candidates must present evidence of creative, literary, and teaching potential. Our highly-engaged creative writing program is regularly ranked as one of the top tier undergraduate majors in North America, hosts the Seavey Reading Series, and offers a supportive collegial environment. www.susqu.edu/writers

Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement on how the applicant will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, including applicant’s knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring, and three letters of recommendation online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to the department co-chair, Dr. Glen Retief, retief@susqu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 17.

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Deadline: Oct. 17

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Request for additional materials: 1x (10/22)

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Temple University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing (Fiction Writer) - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Temple University’s Department of English is seeking a fiction writer to join the MFA Program in Creative Writing as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2019. Candidates should have an MFA or PhD in creative writing, at least one book of fiction published by a prominent house, and teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate level. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate workshops and seminars, undergraduate workshops and courses on contemporary fiction; directing and reading master’s projects (theses) and grading comprehensive exams; and serving on departmental, college, or university committees. We are especially interested in applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs, and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success, and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a CV via Interfolio. The position will remain open until filled, but applications received by October 15, 2018, are assured full consideration. Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/54774

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Deadline: Oct. 15

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Texas Tech University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas Tech University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing with a specialization in fiction and a primary emphasis on novel writing beginning in Fall 2019. Preference will be given to candidates with a significant record of quality publications, including at least one novel in print or under contract, and a secondary specialization in translation and/or in any of the following areas: Latinx American Literature, Native American Literature, Asian American Literature, African American Literature, Disability Studies, or Graphic Literature.

The successful candidate will teach a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses on a 2/2 load (two courses per semester), some portion of which is expected to be taught online. Digital Humanities expertise is desirable, as is experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students. Given Texas Tech's recent designation as a Hispanic Serving University, we are especially interested in candidates whose expertise might serve the goals of that program, as well as in those who demonstrate an interest in and ability to develop and teach courses that include works comprising a diversity of distinctive cultures and subcultures.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.  Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.

The candidate will provide service to the department, the college, and the university. Service duties include program-building as well as commitment to extracurricular professional activities.

An advanced, terminal degree in creative writing, or with a creative dissertation, is required (MFA or PhD), as well as demonstrable excellence in teaching, with preference given to applicants with experience teaching fiction writing.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. Candidates should apply online at http://jobs.texastech.edu/hr, referencing requisition #14576BR and attaching a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a sample of fiction up to 15 pages. Additional materials will be solicited later from exceptionally qualified candidates.

Our thriving creative writing program publishes Iron Horse Literary Review, hosts an active reading series with at least four visiting writers each year, operates the Letterpress Studio, provides opportunities to work in Lubbock hospitals, juvenile detention centers, schools, and veterans centers via the Arts in the Community program, and frequently collaborates with faculty from across the humanities. We offer emphasis for BA, MA, and PhD degrees. Please see http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english/ for information about the Department of English and the Creative Writing program. Direct inquiries to katie.cortese@ttu.edu.

TTU is designated as a Carnegie Tier One (Highest Research Activity) institution and recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution). As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of TTU’s academic community. TTU welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2018.  You can apply for this position online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5637#jobDetails=405262_5637

Deadline: Nov. 1 (review begins Oct. 15)

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University of Hawaii at Manoa (HI) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Writing: Fiction - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach M.A.- Ph.D.-level courses in creative writing area(s) of specialization; teach introductory and upper division courses in literature, composition, and creative writing; student advising; publish in area(s) of specialization; participate in departmental and university service; other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in English or Creative Writing from a college or university of recognized standing (ABD) will be considered, but all requirements for degree must be completed by August 2019); dissertation, thesis, and/or substantial publications in fiction; strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching and service; and demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially. Desirable Qualifications: experience in teaching multiple genres; event (festivals, conferences, reading series, etc.) programming experience across communities. To see the full ad go to the following link: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/29462/5090418/1/postdate/desc.

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University of Houston (TX) - Associate/Full Professor — English — Creative Writing (Fiction)Edit

The University of Houston’s internationally acclaimed Creative Writing Program seeks to fill a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Creative Writing with a concentration in fiction, to begin fall 2019. Our program houses PhD and MFA degrees in Creative Writing and also hosts a sizeable undergraduate concentration, and minor, in Creative Writing.  The University of Houston is also home to Gulf Coast, a national literary journal.  Houston is a thriving, diverse, and dynamic city that boasts a wealth of cultural opportunities.

We wish to hire an excellent, dynamic teacher who is excited about mentoring a diverse range of students and teaching a variety of creative writing courses. We expect a significant publication record, outstanding teaching, and a history of collaboration and service to one’s writing community. We value literary fiction that originates and engages with diverse experiences, including race, ethnicity, gender, and class. We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.

The 2-2 teaching load will be split between undergraduate and graduate classes. 

Minimum degree required: MFA or equivalent.

Candidates must have published at least two books, one with a nationally recognized press. The University of Houston’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.uh.edu containing the below requested attachments. 

  1. CV
  2. Letter of Application 
  3. Teaching Philosophy or Statement
  4. A digital or physical submission of full book as evidence of publication.  If physical and you wish it returned, please include a SASE.
  5. A diversity statement that includes a description of how the candidate will advance our department's commitment to diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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University of Mary Washington (VA) - TT Assistant Professor - English - Creative Writing (Fiction) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Tenure-track assistant professor of English with a specialization in fiction writing with preferred additional expertise in writing poetry and/or nonfiction.

The University of Mary Washington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of English with a specialization in fiction writing with preferred additional expertise in writing poetry and / or nonfiction. Substantial publications, demonstrated excellence in teaching and MFA or equivalent by start date of August 16, 2019 required. Teaching responsibilities include a twelve credit course load or equivalent per semester that includes undergraduate creative writing workshops, capstone seminars, general education courses, and possibly individual studies as well as developing courses within specializations. Highly qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. The successful candidate will be joining an active department of over 20 full-time faculty committed to offering a robust undergraduate liberal arts experience and will be expected to maintain an active professional agenda of writing and publishing.

To apply for this position and / or obtain addition information about the University, visit https://careers.umw.edu. Only applications submitted through this site will be considered. Applicants should submit a University of Mary Washington faculty employment application, letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a writing sample of up to fifteen pages and should arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM, Thursday, November 2.

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University of Memphis (TN) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of Memphis seeks applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in fiction writing, preferably with a secondary strength in creative nonfiction writing or poetry writing, to join a dynamic MFA and undergraduate creative writing program. The position begins August 2019.

Duties include teaching workshops and forms courses at the graduate and/or undergraduate level, and possibly a literature survey course; significant service to the creative writing program on thesis committees; assisting with student recruitment; possibly the direction of the River City Writers reading series or The Pinch literary journal; and other service to the Department and the Creative Writing program.

Minimum Position Qualifications: MFA or PhD in creative writing; demonstrated teaching excellence; and at least one full-length book of fiction in print or in press by a nationally recognized press.

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Online App. Form: http://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/20110

Deadline: Nov. 2

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University of Michigan (MI) - TT Asst. Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The Helen Zell Writers’ Program in the Department of English at the University of Michigan invites applications for a fiction writer to join the MFA faculty at the level of a tenure-track Assistant Professor. As a member of our department, the candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate fiction workshops and other courses reflecting his/her interests and departmental needs. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1st, 2019.

Required Qualifications* MFA is preferred, and a MFA or MA is required.

Desired Qualifications* We are looking for a colleague of distinction with a strong record of publication (a minimum of one book published or in press) and demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching.

Additional Information The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applications will be acknowledged.

Further information about the Department of English Language and Literature can be found on our website at http://lsa.umich.edu/english. Click on the “Faculty Job Openings” button on the homepage to apply.

Background Screening: The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement: The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Application Deadline: Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2018

Apply at: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/161364/assistant_professor_of_creative_writing_fiction

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Deadline: Oct. 1

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  • Why would an MFA program require its faculty members to have a PhD? Are they essentially declaring their degree worthless on the academic market? The non-fiction job at Michigan that is listed below states that a terminal degree (i.e. MFA) is acceptable. Why does this have different requirements? Is it an error? 
  • I looked at the ad on UM's website, and it says an MFA or MA is required--no mention there of a PhD being required (indeed, no mention of a PhD at all). Not sure where the above copy was lifted from. Perhaps there had been an initial mistake in the ad? Should the above be edited to reflect that?

University of North Carolina at Greensboro (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Writing - Fiction - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Fiction, to begin August 1, 2019. Position: Fiction writing with desirable research and/or teaching interests in the form, structure, and technique of fiction writing, and in creative nonfiction. Competitive salary and benefit package; 2/2 teaching load for research-active faculty who contribute to the graduate program. Applicants must have published a minimum of one book of fiction (novel or collection of short stories) with a nationally recognized press and have appropriate teaching and professional credentials. MFA is the preferred degree.

UNCG is home to a professionally active English Department and flourishing graduate programs. UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students. We seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We are an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains.

For more information and to apply, visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu, click on “Faculty,” and select position #001435. Applicants should include a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and email addresses of at least three references. Application Deadline is November 1, 2018.

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University of Texas at San Antonio (TX) - TT Assistant Professor in Fiction Writing and Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The University of Texas at San Antonio's Creative Writing Program in the Department of English seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach both undergraduate and graduate Creative Writing (Fiction) and Literature courses beginning August 2019.

Required qualifications: 1) Ph.D. in English or Creative Writing (by August 2019); 2) Substantial record of fiction publications in quality national/international venues.

Preferred qualifications: 1) Strong evidence of teaching effectiveness and ability to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate programs of study. These include our Graduate Certificate Program in Creative Writing, which is open to graduate students from across the university, and our M.A. in English, which allows for a Creative Writing Thesis option. Successful candidates will also be expected to contribute to our Ph.D. in English, which offers opportunities for advanced study and research in cross-cultural, transnational approaches to English language and literary studies, with coursework required in U.S. Latina/o literature and the theory and practice of teaching composition. Our B.A. in English degree programs also allow for a concentration in Creative Writing. 2) Potential for scholarly publication in areas relating to creative writing pedagogy and/or literary or cultural studies, particularly areas relevant to our Ph.D. program's cross-cultural emphasis. 3) Additional creative, scholarly and/or teaching interest in literary translation, non-fiction writing, screenwriting/drama, hybrid-genre writing and/or digital/mixed media production.

Teaching load before tenure is 2/2, with the expectation of strong, ongoing creative and scholarly productivity, and service on theses and dissertations. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants must apply at https://jobs.utsa.edu and submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a fiction writing sample not to exceed 20 pages, a scholarly writing sample not to exceed 20 pages, a sample syllabus from an advanced undergraduate fiction course, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2018. Preliminary screening interviews will take place mid-December using Skype.

UTSA is an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Applicants who are selected for campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

MLA JIL 9/10/18

LINK to Apply: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10487

Deadline: Nov. 1

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  • This job is not listed in the employment portal! Have they taken it down? Or has it just not existed at all on their website yet?

NON-FICTION - Full-Time / Tenure-Track PositionsEdit

Franklin & Marshall College (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - Nonfiction - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Assistant Professor of English, tenure-track, specializing in nonfiction

The Department of English at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level depending on qualifications, beginning Fall 2019. We seek a creative writer specializing in nonfiction. Significant creative publications, including at least one book of nonfiction published or under contract, a terminal degree in creative writing in hand or near completion, and a demonstrable commitment to undergraduate teaching are required. The 3/2 teaching load will include creative writing and literature offerings as well as contributions to the general education curriculum. The writer we seek will become part of a thriving writing community, which includes a Writers House and an impressive reading series, including the F&M Emerging Writers Festival. Please submit via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/54636, a letter of application, CV, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, writer's statement addressing current and future projects, teaching evaluations, and graduate transcripts. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio by their references. Application deadline: October 15, 2018. Initial interviews should take place through video conferencing in December 2018.

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Deadline: Oct. 15

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New School (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Writing (Nonfiction)Edit

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a concentration in Nonfiction in the Writing track of the Literary Studies Department, beginning July 1, 2019.

The Writing curriculum in Literary Studies features workshops and seminars in both creative and critical modes. Faculty utilize innovative methods to engage students in interpretation of texts, formal analysis, literary history, contemporary debates in the field, genre study, and writing and revision. Curriculum building is an ongoing exercise in our program. While we are committed to maintaining and improving our genre-based Nonfiction workshop sequence, we are also interested in the intellectual and creative expansion of our offerings beyond memoir, profile, and personal essay, to include hybrid, thematic, experimental, and/or interdisciplinary courses that enable students to cross nonfiction with academic study and journalistic practice. These could include environmental studies, race and ethnicity studies, gender and sexuality studies, religious studies, long-form essays, among many other possibilities. Lang College is committed to civic engagement and social justice, a commitment manifest in extra-curricular, co-curricular, and curricular offerings. Programs and departments are encouraged to contribute to this ethos and mission. The successful candidate will teach five courses per academic year, in addition to student advising and providing college and university committee service.

Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications: Candidates should be active nonfiction writers with an appropriate record of publication and reputation in the field, and have demonstrated excellence teaching in workshop and seminar formats. MFA and/or other terminal degree a plus.

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education. All hiring is subject to Provost budgetary approval.

Applications will be accepted until November 16. Interested candidates should apply through our online application system https://careers.newschool.edu/ and include: a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Please do not include additional materials at this time.

Job Family: Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Posting Date: 09/24/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Online App. Form: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/16582

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  • I am confused by something in the application portal. The application states that all "interested candidates should apply through our online application system
 https://careers.newschool.edu/ and include: a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference"; however the options for uploading one's materials are "CV, Cover Letter, Other document 1 and Other document 2. Is this to assume, then, that I should collate my referees' letters and upload them together as one document under Other document 2 (presuming my Other document 1 is my statement of teaching philosophy)? It seems odd and even unprofessional to ask this of my referees. Is there another portal to which they can post their letters? I mean, I want to see what they have to say, sure, but hey...  I feel like I'm probaby being incredibly dense on this. Is there something I'm not seeing? 

University of British Columbia (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Non-Fiction - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

26 Jul, 2018

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019.

Requirements include: graduate degree (Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate degree and appropriate writing and publishing experience would be acceptable); demonstrated excellence in creative non-fiction; experience in a second genre an asset; evidence of or demonstrated potential for excellent teaching ability of university-level creative writing courses; one major publication or equivalent required.

The ideal candidate will have an international profile and experience teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level, including workshops as well as large lecture classes; experience in teaching online classes an asset. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate and graduate education; will be expected to teach a total of 12 credits per year, to participate fully in Creative Writing teaching team work and program administration, to supervise a number of graduate theses, and to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity, which includes a distinguished record of professional publication.

Applicants should email a letter of application, a brief statement of pedagogical perspectives on teaching creative writing, a current CV, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc.) directed to Alix Ohlin, Chair, Selection Committee, Creative Writing Program, University of British Columbia to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation (including letters from established writers indicating the suitability of the applicant for appointment in an academic setting) to be sent under separate cover to the above email address.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Creative Writing Program at UBC is known for its strong undergraduate and graduate degrees and has an international reputation for excellence.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

https://www.arts.ubc.ca/about-arts/academic-postings/

Deadline: Oct. 15

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University of Michigan (MI) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Nonfiction) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The English Department and the Residential College at the University of Michigan expect to make a tenure-track appointment in the field of Creative Nonfiction to begin September 1, 2019. This is a university-year appointment. We seek applications from emerging writers who have achieved distinction in one or more genres of long-form, narrative nonfiction broadly understood, including literary journalism, travel writing, and digital storytelling, and who can demonstrate excellence in teaching.

Applicants, who must have a terminal degree in hand by the time of appointment, should submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample (no more than 25 pages), statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation by September 28th.

All applications must be submitted electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/52569

The English Department and Residential College are committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage all applicants to comment, either in the cover letter or in a separate statement on how their research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance our efforts to support these values and the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applications will be acknowledged.

Further information about the Department of English Language and Literature can be found at http://lsa.umich.edu/english, information about the Residential College can be found at http://lsa.umich.edu/rc.

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Deadline: Sept. 28

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University of North Carolina Wilmington (NC) - Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Nonfiction WritingEdit

The University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Nonfiction Writing in the Department of Creative Writing on a continuing 9-month appointment, beginning Fall 2019. The successful candidate will join a nationally recognized department that offers both a BFA and an MFA, as well as a Certificate in Publishing from a unique teaching press. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in the development of the genre and its formal evolution through influential writers, and have a strong grounding in its various forms. Teaching duties will include all levels of writing workshops from beginning to graduate, as well as courses in forms, special topics, and the senior seminar. All curricula should emphasize diversity. The Assistant or Associate Professor will direct and read MFA and BFA theses, mentor graduate teaching assistants, serve on departmental committees, and be available for administrative duties.

Minimum Requirements: An appropriate terminal degree (MFA, PhD, or equivalent degree). At the Assistant Professor level: At least one book of creative nonfiction of literary merit from a national press; At the Associate Professor level: Two or more books of creative nonfiction of literary merit from a national press and significant achievement in the field. Additional publications in reputable magazines or anthologies appropriate to rank. Demonstrated excellence in teaching creative nonfiction writing at undergraduate and/or graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications: Publication in and the ability to teach a second genre, or some aspect of editing and publishing. National recognition for creative work (e.g., literary awards, critical praise, etc.). Interest and/or experience in teaching culturally diverse curricula. Interest and/or experience in contributing to the leadership of programs and department. Primary Function of Organizational Unit The UNCW Department of Creative Writing is a community of deeply committed writers who believe that the creation of art is valuable to self and culture. We think you’ll find we are an open-minded and big-hearted group. Our faculty encourages a rigorous yet safe, supportive environment in which diverse writers can grow as artists and as individuals. We believe excellence starts with an informed application of craft and we encourage writers to explore aesthetics and methods across genre lines.

College/School Information: At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information: The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement: UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Priority Consideration Information: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/12589

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  • They just hired a nonfiction person last year. Does anyone know what's going on here? Are there retirements or is it a difficult place to work or are they expanding the program? 

Warren Wilson College (NC) - Professor* of Creative Nonfiction - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • NOTE: This is actually a junior, non-tenured position. See below.

The creative writing department of Warren Wilson College seeks a creative nonfiction writer to join our faculty and assist us in shaping our growing program. The department enjoys a close relationship with the renowned Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, including an undergraduate course where students participate in an MFA residency and a twice-yearly Writer-in-Residence drawn from the MFA faculty. We offer a creative writing major and minor with emphases in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. In addition, we host a reading series and the College supports a literary journal and an undergraduate research journal.

This is a full-time, junior-level position in an extended contract system with a 3-3 load. All regular writing faculty teach broadly, with courses that include multi-genre classes and tiered single-genre courses and workshops. Faculty in this position would develop tiered courses in creative nonfiction that seek to expose students to the breadth of the genre and would also develop reading courses in their area of expertise aimed at diversifying and deepening our students' exposure to contemporary literature. We especially value courses that primarily feature underrepresented voices in literature. In addition, faculty have opportunities to teach study-away courses and first-year seminars.

We seek candidates with an M.F.A. and/or Ph.D. in Creative Writing/English/Literature (in hand by August 2019). Successful candidates will have significant and relevant publications, evidence of excellence in and commitment to teaching undergraduates, demonstrated interest in creative writing pedagogy, attention to multiple kinds of diversity, and the expectation of continued creative and/or scholarly work.

Warren Wilson College's liberal education program fully integrates the applied learning of meaningful work and community engagement to launch students as active, creative citizens. Current campus-wide initiatives emphasize diversity and social identity, sustainability, deliberative dialogue, and interdisciplinary teaching. We are located on 1200 forested acres in the beautiful Swannanoa Valley between Asheville and Black Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and curriculum vitae with their online application. Electronic submission is required. Review of applications will begin immediately with a priority deadline of November 15, and the position will remain open until filled.

Warren Wilson College is committed to ensuring that students from a diverse range of identities are able to access education. We recognize that to do so we need to ensure that our staff and faculty reflect a diverse range of identities, worldviews and backgrounds. As a college we particularly seek and welcome candidates from racial and ethnic minorities, women, and members of underrepresented groups. Warren Wilson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.

Online App. Form: https://warren-wilson.breezy.hr/p/b44f69b06b9e-professor-of-creative-nonfiction

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Deadline: Nov. 15

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  • If this is a "junior level position" in an "extended contract system," why are they advertising it as Professor? Professor means you're hiring a senior-level faculty member, presumably (in almost all cases) with tenure. I'm adding an asterix because this is not actually a senior hire.  
  • --Since Warren Wilson doesn't do tenure, I think they refer to all faculty as "professor." 

West Chester University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative NonfictionEdit

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of English, with proven expertise in creative nonfiction.

Responsibilities include teaching a 4/4 load, with at least two of those courses being first year writing. Creative writing courses include undergraduate introductory-level, multi-genre workshops; workshops in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction; and special topics courses, as well as courses at the graduate level. Other duties may include overseeing graduate theses.

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications include: Ph.D. or M.F.A. (or equivalent) in Creative Writing, completed or expected by August 2019.

The successful candidate will specialize in creative nonfiction and demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to teaching first-year writing. The successful candidate will be experienced in teaching creative writing and composition at the college level. Preferred candidates will demonstrate an active research agenda in the field of creative nonfiction, with a history of conference presentations, publications, and/or readings. The department is especially interested in candidates with interest and experience in building creative communities, including organizing events like a reading series and student-centered activities involving the arts. Candidates who advance to the campus visit will be asked to provide a brief statement explaining the ways that student success, diversity, and inclusion shape their approach to teaching, scholarship, and service.

Special Instructions

Finalists must successfully complete the interview process and teaching demonstration. Highly competitive salary and benefits. Dossier and references with contact information will be required prior to interview.

Interested applications should apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm Application materials should include: letter of interest, vita, three letters of recommendation, graduate and undergraduate transcripts and a 15-page sample of creative nonfiction are required. Review of applications will begin December 20, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

West Chester University is a vibrant mid-sized regional comprehensive state university located in southeastern Pennsylvania; it is only a short distance to major East Coast cities.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Western New England University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Nonfiction - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The English Department at Western New England University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with experience as a practitioner and teacher of Creative Nonfiction to contribute in that area to our undergraduate Creative Writing and MFA programs. We seek candidates whose teaching expertise will also expand the diversity of our course offerings in literary and cultural studies. Specialization is open within fields that explore the writing and experience of historically underrepresented populations, broadly defined along dimensions of gender identity, sexuality, race and ethnicity.

Ideal candidates will be able to contribute to the Department's ongoing development of courses and other initiatives that provide our students with experience in the tools and practices of online writing and digital publishing.

As Western New England University is an institution primarily focused on teaching, the base teaching responsibility is a 4-4 load. Classes are relatively small, and course releases are available to support research and writing. Candidates will teach courses across the breadth of our department's offerings, including first year writing courses, upper division courses that serve our three majors: American Studies, Creative Writing and English Literature, our Master's program in English for Teachers, and our MFA in Creative Writing.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages, and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the application phase). Applications should be submitted via the WNE employment page: http://employment.wne.edu/

Applications completed by January 4, 2019, will receive full consideration. We will hold preliminary interviews via teleconference. Please contact Dr. Edward Wesp (ewesp@wne.edu) with questions about the position or the search.

A PhD or MFA in English or related field completed by time of appointment, demonstrated experience as an engaged and successful teacher, and a record of publication as a writer and scholar.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu

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POETRY - Full-Time / Tenure-Track PositionsEdit

Bradley University (IL) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: PoetryEdit

The Department of English at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing: Poetry. Appointment begins August 2019.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.

Course assignments may include undergraduate writing courses, core curriculum literature, literature surveys, upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as 200-500 level creative writing courses.

Preference given to individuals with a strong publication record, including one or more full-length collections of poetry from a nationally recognized independent, university, or commercial press. Experience in the publishing/editing fields and teaching Poetics/Forms and Business Communication desired.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and dossier including unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of Teaching Philosophy, and a minimum of three current letters of recommendation that attest to successful teaching. The CV should list the number of sections taught for each course (e.g. ENG 207 Introduction to Creative Writing - 8 sections taught).

Candidates should also submit a brief statement about intended future research activity. Information regarding how the candidate has or can contribute to diversity in teaching, research, or service should be provided either within the teaching and/or research statements or in a stand-alone diversity statement.

Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. MFA or PhD in Creative Writing: Poetry required by start date.

Submit materials electronically in PDF or MS Word format to:

Dr. Demetrice Worley, Creative Writing Search Committee, Chair, kmwhalen@fsmail.bradley.edu

Preference given to applications received by November 20, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

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Bucknell University (PA) - TT Open Rank - PoetEdit

Bucknell University seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member in English (Creative Writing).

This person will have expertise in poetry to join the Creative Writing Program faculty in offering a broad array of courses in support of the Creative Writing Major, the Creative Writing Minor, and the University's robust program of general education. Candidates will teach poetry writing at beginning and advanced levels, as well as introductory multi-genre courses, and will have the opportunity to develop Creative Writing courses around individual areas of interest. The Creative Writing Program seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to mentoring undergraduate students and to promoting diversity and inclusion in the context of the liberal arts mission. Faculty members are expected to maintain a program of professional publication. MFA or Ph.D., a strong record of publication in poetry, and teaching experience are required. This position is open-ranked to ensure the broadest possible diversity of interest. Please submit a letter of application, a statement on teaching philosophy, a CV, a 20-page poetry sample or a book of poems, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications will only be accepted through Bucknell's online career site (http://careers.bucknell.edu). Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We will not interview at MLA.

About Bucknell: Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell's 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.

Bucknell's beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community: Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University's main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell's surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

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  • Does anyone know if the extensive list of problems about the Bucknell English Dept. enumerated in the "Universities to Fear" wiki are still applicable? (Universities to fear ) This seems like a good job to me, but not if the dept. is still that toxic...

Bucknell University (PA) - TT Open Rank Poet / Stadler Center DirectorEdit

Bucknell University seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member in English (Creative Writing).

This person will have expertise in poetry and will assume directorship of the University's distinguished Stadler Center for Poetry and Literary Arts as well as teach in the Creative Writing Program. The successful candidate will oversee the programs of the Stadler Center and, as a member of the Creative Writing faculty, work with colleagues to coordinate visitors and programs of the Center with the Creative Writing Curriculum. She/he/they will teach poetry writing at beginning and advanced levels, as well as introductory multi-genre courses, and will have the opportunity to develop Creative Writing courses around individual areas of interest. The Stadler Center for Poetry has a strong history of promoting diversity in the writing world and on campus; both the Stadler Center and the Creative Writing Program seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to actively supporting diversity and inclusion. The Directorship of the Stadler Center is compensated with 2 course releases per year, and faculty members are expected to maintain a program of professional publication. MFA or Ph.D., at least one book of poems published or under contract, experience in arts administration, and teaching experience are required. This position is open-ranked to ensure the broadest possible diversity of interest. Please submit a letter of application, a statement on teaching philosophy, a CV, a book of poetry and/or a 20-page poetry sample, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will only be accepted through Bucknell's online career site (http://careers.bucknell.edu). Review of applications for this position will begin on October 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We will not interview at MLA.

About Bucknell: Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell's 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors. Bucknell's beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community: Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University's main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell's surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

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California Institute of the Arts (CA) - Two Open-Rank Positions in Poetry (Emerging and Mid-to-Full Career)Edit

The School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) invites applications for two full time faculty positions in poetry: one emerging and the other mid-to-full career. The MFA in Creative Writing is a unique, non-tracking program in which students cultivate a focused and independent writing practice through our inclusive curriculum, professional development opportunities and commitment to the experimental impulse.

The MFA Program is based within the School of Critical Studies which offers a wide array of critical, creative and analytical writing-based courses for BFA students and is integrally linked to the other Schools within the Institute. Together, we offer all undergraduates and graduates opportunities to learn across the fields of performing, visual and musical arts.

We seek to appoint two poetry faculty who would make sustained and vital contributions to the future of our program at a national and international level alongside our innovative, accomplished faculty.

CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and deeply committed to supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. A commitment to increasing opportunities for low-income students and currently disenfranchised groups is necessary, as is the desire to work to support institutional goals of equity and diversity in an ongoing way. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

The MFA program in Creative Writing is committed to developing world-leading work in the expanded field of writing, fostering serious, experimental engagements within genre, medium and performativity across and through the conventions and traditions of writing. Our faculty have a strong commitment to pedagogy and are able to communicate with a diverse student body at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. While not an essential requirement for candidacy, we are particularly interested in candidates able to teach and research within the fields of African-American, Africana, Latinx, Asian-American, Ethnic, Indigenous, or Queer Studies.

About the School of Critical Studies: The CalArts School of Critical Studies provides a robust liberal arts education to all CalArts undergraduates. In addition to housing the Creative Writing Program, Critical Studies houses the MA in Aesthetics and Politics, and the Center for Discursive Inquiry, which acts as a hub for shared faculty research.

Duties: The successful candidates will contribute to our MFA Creative Writing Program and to the Critical Studies undergraduate curriculum. Both foster a pedagogical approach to poetry that is practice-based and informed by critical perspectives, supporting applied engagements with interdisciplinary approaches and innovative practices related to the field. The faculty members will be encouraged to engage in and demonstrate abilities in other writing genres, arts practices, and/or fields of academic inquiry.

Responsibilities for each faculty include: - Five (5) courses per year - Mentoring graduate students - Conducting mid-residency and graduation reviews - Participating in curricular planning, admissions review and assessment for undergraduate and graduate programs - Attendance at program, school and Institute events - Sustaining a vibrant publication record and achievement in the field of writing

Requirements: The successful candidates will have:

Emerging poet - Published at least one (1) well-regarded book as an emerging poet. - Two (2) or more years teaching at the college level full time or equivalent - A Masters or PHD degree in a field relevant to the position

Mid-full career poet - Published at least three (3) well-regarded books as a mid-career to full-career poet. - Three (3) or more years teaching at the college level full time or equivalent - A Masters or PHD degree in a field relevant to the position

How to Apply: Please email CV and letter of interest to Tisa Bryant, Program Director, School of Critical Studies, Attn: MFA Creative Writing Program Search at cwpmfajobs@calarts.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will be considered until November 1, 2018. Three letters of reference and a writing sample will be requested for those candidates who advance to the next stage of the process.

CalArts is a private, accredited visual and performing arts college located in Valencia, California, committed to fostering a diverse artistic/educational environment for its approximately 1450 undergraduate and graduate students. CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.

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California State University-Monterey Bay (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of Poetry / Social Action and Composition StudiesEdit

Job Number FAC2018-298

Priority Screening Date 10/26/2018 Recruitment Status Apply now! Priority screening date is 10/26/2018.

Projected Start Date 08/19/2019

Position Description: Develop and teach lower and upper division courses in Creative Writing/Social Action and Composition Studies; Periodically teach Major Proseminar and Senior Capstone, and contribute to other curricular areas as needed; Develop and teach Service Learning (SL) courses and establish Service Learning pedagogical opportunities in local communities; Collaborate in the coordination of the Creative Writing and Social Action minor and concentration; Contribute to the service needs at the School, College, and University levels; Advise and mentor students, including those from non-traditional, first-generation, working class, and ethnically diverse backgrounds; Typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester.

Minimum Qualifications: M.F.A. or other related terminal degree by the time of appointment in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Poetry and demonstrated expertise and experience in composition studies; Teaching experience in social action poetry and knowledge of contemporary literature of social change; Teaching experience with an integrated approach to reading and written communication Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with an ethnically and linguistically diverse campus community, including students, faculty and staff across a range of disciplinary areas; Strong commitment to inclusive, cross-cultural, experiential, projects- and assets-based pedagogies.

Preferred Qualifications: Publication(s) in Social Action poetry; Scholarship in Composition Studies; Experience organizing/facilitating community-based social justice writing projects, such as school/community writing workshops, poetry festivals/slams, and literary performances; Experience with social justice-oriented service learning pedagogy and practice; Knowledge of second language and experience in bilingual/bicultural, multilingual/multicultural contexts; Expertise in an area of ethnic, transnational, critical race studies, social justice, and/or the literature of communities of color.

Other Related Information: Housed in the interdisciplinary School of Humanities and Communication (HCOM), the Creative Writing and Social Action minor and concentration teaches poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction that bears witness to injustice and provokes personal and social change. The program offers students the chance to advance their studies in creative writing and social action, and teaches “depth in representation,” believing that everyone’s stories matter and need to be heard. Social action writing is a form of engaged critical inquiry and an act of social responsibility. It is writing that witnesses, breaks silences, and transforms lives.

HCOM prepares a diverse group of students, many from historically underserved communities, for leadership in a multicultural society and is committed to inclusive excellence, innovation in interdisciplinary teaching and learning, quality scholarship, as well as collaborative and imaginative program development. HCOM values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity, ethical reflection and practice, and a commitment to working across disciplinary boundaries. The curriculum prepares students to be ethical, creative, and critical thinkers and doers in a multicultural and increasingly interconnected global society. Toward that end, through its degree programs, HCOM offers students a comprehensive, interdisciplinary humanities and liberal arts education for the 21st century.

A completed online application and all required materials must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.

Apply at: https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/4472

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  • Looking at their website this is a 3/3 (it seems)
  • The ad says: "Typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester" ... which suggests 4/4. But maybe course releases are available?
  • The courses in this field are generally 4 credits each (hence the 3/3).

Drake University (IA) - Assistant Professor of English/Diversity Fellow (TT Possible) - African American PoeticsEdit

Drake University’s English Department seeks an outstanding teacher and poet to join Drake’s Diversity Fellows program, which provides career mentorship and development opportunities for a small cohort of early-career faculty from historically underrepresented groups. (See https://www.drake.edu/acad/equityinclusion/diversityfellowshipprogram/ for more information.) The program begins August 2019 and fellowships are renewable for up to 3 years. Positions may be converted to tenure-track pending budgetary and performance review; credit toward tenure may be granted for teaching, scholarship, creative work, and service conducted by fellows during their appointment. We seek candidates specializing in African-American poetics to teach courses in reading, writing, creating, and performing poetry, including performance, slam, and spoken-word. Candidates experienced in building and sustaining community partnerships; producing performances and exhibitions; and/or teaching courses in text-based poetry are especially welcome. Course load: 2 courses per semester, including a First-Year Seminar in fall. Required: Relevant teaching experience, including in the teaching of composition, and commitment to ongoing creative work. ABD candidates, MFAs, or Ph.D.s are eligible to apply. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). Applications are due October 15; review begins immediately after deadline. To apply, go to https://drake.HireTouch.com. Select desired position and follow instructions to apply and upload CV and cover letter. (Cover letter should include response to this question: “What are your approaches to fostering diversity/inclusion in your classes and in your advising/mentoring activities?”) Questions may be directed to the search chair at megan.brown@drake.edu, and Drake’s HR page, http://www.drake.edu/hr/, provides information on work environment, employee benefits, faculty development, and the Greater Des Moines area.

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Drake University (IA) - TT Asst. Professor - African-American and/or Latinx PoeticsEdit

Drake University's English Department seeks an outstanding teacher and poet specializing in African-American and/or Latinx poetics to teach courses in reading, writing, creating, and performing poetry, including performance, slam, and spoken-word (Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, full-time, starting August 2019). Candidates experienced in building and sustaining community partnerships; producing performances and exhibitions; and/or teaching courses in text-based poetry are especially welcome. Course load: 3 courses per semester, including a First-Year Seminar in fall. Required: Relevant teaching experience and commitment to ongoing creative work. MFAs or Ph.D.s are eligible to apply. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). Applications are due December 1; review begins immediately after deadline. Apply online by selecting the desired position and follow instructions to apply and upload CV, cover letter, dossier including transcript and reference letters, and writing sample of 15 pages maximum. (Cover letter should include response to this question: "What are your approaches to fostering diversity/inclusion in your classes and in your advising/mentoring activities?") Questions may be directed to the search chair, Megan Brown. Please also review http://www.drake.edu/hr/, which provides information on work environment, employee benefits, faculty development, and the Greater Des Moines area.

Duties: Candidates experienced in building and sustaining community partnerships; producing performances and exhibitions; and/or teaching courses in text-based poetry are especially welcome. Course load: 3 courses per semester, including a First-Year Seminar in fall. Required: Relevant teaching experience and commitment to ongoing creative work.

Qualifications: MFAs or Ph.D.s are eligible to apply. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). Applications are due December 1; review begins immediately after deadline

Date Available: 10/25/2018

Required Documents Message: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Writing Samples

Online App. Form: https://drake.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=51712&job=assistant-professor-of-english-997997

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Emory University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor and Associate/Full Professor in Poetry (2 positions) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEWS CONDUCTEDEdit

Emory University, Atlanta, GA. One Senior (Associate or Full) Professor in poetry writing and one tenure-track Assistant Professor in poetry writing for premier undergraduate Creative Writing Program. Applicants for assistant, advanced assistant, and tenured professor positions are welcome to apply. We expect to make two hires from the applicant pool. Load: 2-2, primarily workshops, plus supervision of honors theses. Emory University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Required: MFA or Ph.D. in creative writing and significant publications; book in print. Desirable: Writing program administration experience, ability to teach screenwriting, playwriting, creative nonfiction, or other second genre.

Application Instructions

To apply, please include the following: a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 15 pages to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/54056 . A reflection upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds should be included in either your teaching statement or your cover letter. Candidate's latest book will be required at later point in the application review process. Initial interviews will be conducted via video conferencing.

Emory Creative Writing

Deadline: November 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST

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Georgia College (GA) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Writing: PoetryEdit

The Department of English is positioned within the College of Arts and Sciences, which is the largest of the University's four colleges. Approximately 185 full-time faculty teach 3,000 students in thirteen departments, with majors encompassing the arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, sciences and mathematics, fine and performing arts, and select professional programs.

The Department of English currently offers a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in either creative writing or literature, an MA in English, and an MFA in Creative Writing. In the context of its course offerings, the department also focuses on supporting undergraduate research opportunities, community engagement and study abroad. Additionally, the department serves the core curriculum by teaching the first-year writing courses, numerous first and second year seminars (GC1Y and GC2Y), and contributing expertise in areas such as interdisciplinary studies, women's studies and Africana studies.

Georgia College is known for combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public universities. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship. We value reason, respect and responsibility.

Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission and are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment.

Primary Purpose: The Department of English at Georgia College invites applications for a distinguished poet to teach in the Creative Writing Program. This is a tenure track position, requiring: an MFA or Ph.D. by time of employment; at least one book of poetry and critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation; demonstrated knowledge of a diverse cultural literary tradition; and evidence of outstanding teaching. Teaching opportunities include courses in creative writing and literature. Teaching duties will vary but include graduate level poetry workshops and undergraduate creative writing and literature classes, serving as faculty poetry editor for the university's journal, Arts & Letters, and advising graduate theses. Additionally, there will be the expectation of developing a new course in the faculty member's area of expertise.

Key Functions: Faculty - Teaching/Instructing, Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity, Faculty - Service to Institution

Job duties performed for the above function:

Teaching is a primary responsibility of all Georgia College faculty. Teaching opportunities for this position include courses in creative writing and literature. Teaching duties will vary but include graduate level poetry workshops, undergraduate creative writing and literature courses, and our signature undergraduate liberal arts seminars: GC1Y and GC2Y. Other responsibilities of this position will include serving as faculty poetry editor for the university's journal Arts and Letters and advising graduate theses. Department Chairs assign courses, days and class times. Specific responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following: providing in-class instruction; holding office hours; developing or maintaining competence in various learning platforms, and contributing to departmental and university initiatives such as assessment, continuous development, and inclusive excellence; service to the academic community and a robust scholarly or creative agenda.

All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

While publication is a primary measure of creative/scholarly endeavor, expectations for scholarship also include but are not limited to the following: offering public readings, securing residencies, giving workshops, or preparing instructional materials or acting in a consulting capacity.

Service to various communities (such as the department, the college, the university or the profession) is expected of all faculty. Serving as faculty senator, acting as program coordinator or student organization advisor, search committee member, chair, or standing committee representative are some of the more common forms that service takes.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have an MFA in Creative Writing or Ph.D in Creative Writing or Literature. Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org) (faculty credentials). (Minimum 18 graduate semester hours in the academic discipline).

Quick Link: 6216

Online App. Form: http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6216

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  • Wasn't this exact position listed last year? I believe they decided not to make a hire and instead gave a temporary position to an insider, a former Georgia College visiting prof (one of the finalists for the Georgia Tech Bourne Chair). Applier beware, I guess. Anyone have more info? 

Macalester College (MN) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor in Creative Writing - Poetry - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Macalester College Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Writing--Poetry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Ideal candidates will also have the ability to teach Native American or Latinx or Asian American literature. The successful candidate will join a renowned and collegial faculty in a department with a thriving creative writing program, teach students at all levels from introductory courses to senior honors projects, and have ample opportunities for new course development. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with a commitment to teaching diverse students. Completed MFA or PhD in Creative Writing, along with a significant record of publication in nationally recognized venues required; a published book of poetry with a press of national standing is desirable.

Beginning Fall 2019.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college located in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. The Twin Cities has a population of over 3.5 million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an equal opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Inside Higher Ed (posted July 31, 2018)

Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Macalester/ENGL1415/11585

To apply, electronically submit a letter of application and C.V to this site. For any questions about the position, please contact Professor Andrea Kaston Tange, Search Committee Chair, at akastont@macalester.edu or 651-696-6810. Applications received by November 1, 2018, will receive first consideration.

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New School (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Writing (Poetry)Edit

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment with a concentration in Poetry in the Department of Literary Studies, beginning Fall, 2019.

Lang's Literary Studies curriculum features workshops and discussion-based seminars to consider the written word from both creative and critical perspectives. Faculty utilize innovative methods to discover breadth and depth in texts, in writing assignments, and in the field as a whole. We seek strong interest in performance studies, new media poetics and cross-genre work. Additional interest might include race, ethnicity, gender, disability and/or environmental studies.

Lang College is committed to civic engagement and social justice to which departments and programs are encouraged to contribute. The successful candidate will teach five courses per academic year, advise students and perform college and university service. Lang College is committed to civic engagement and social justice, a commitment manifest in extra-curricular, co-curricular, and curricular offerings. Programs and departments are encouraged to contribute to this ethos and mission. The successful candidate will teach five courses per academic year, in addition to student advising and providing college and university committee service.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: Candidates should have an MFA in hand, be an active poet with at least two books published by established presses, possess reputation in the field, and have demonstrated experience teaching in workshop and seminar formats. Faculty utilize innovative methods to discover breadth and depth in texts, in writing assignments, and in the field as a whole. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest and ability to teach traditional and non-traditional poetic forms and their histories.

Preferred Qualifications: The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education. All hiring is subject to Provost budgetary approval.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should apply through our online application system https://careers.newschool.edu/ and include: a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and a list of references. Please do not include additional materials at this time.

Job Family: Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. Posting Date: 10/03/2018. Open Until Filled: Yes.

Online App. Form: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/16699

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Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) - TT Faculty Position in Poetry - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English tenure-track position in Creative Writing with a specialization in poetry to begin August 19, 2019. Applicants must have an accomplished record of poetry publications and can demonstrate a strong secondary area in one or more of the following:

  • Community-Engaged Poetry (Social Justice, Poetry in Prisons, etc.)
  • Mixed Media, Multimedia, Visual and/or Digital Poetry
  • Poetry and the Performing Arts (Dance, Theater, Music)
  • Poetry and Science and Technology
  • Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, or Scholarly Publications 

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core valueshonor code, and statement of diversity. Teaching load is 2/3.

DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE DESCRIPTION: The College of Liberal Arts at RIT offers a unique, technology-infused approach to the traditional Liberal Arts education.  The College emphasizes global education, student-centered research, and social justice. These themes prepare our students for the challenges they will face as citizens living in an evolving global society. The College of Liberal Arts strives to produce well-rounded, intellectual students with the motivation to make an important impact on the world.

The Department of English focuses on four areas: Creative Writing, Digital Literatures & Comparative Media, English, and Language Science. Across disciplines, we enjoy close partnerships with Digital Humanities & Social Sciences, Interactive Games and Media, College of Art and Design, and Computer Science. We offer creative writing workshops in poetry, nonfiction, short fiction, and genre prose, including fantasy and speculative fiction. Our linguistics courses include Language Technology, introductions in language science or natural language processing, and advanced linguistic topics. The English Department also hosts the Center for Engaged Storycraft (CES), an interdisciplinary center that engages scholars, communities, and students in practices of story, story-based analytics, and technical craft.

THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY: RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD or MFA in English
  • Accomplished record of poetry publications
  • Demonstrated strong record in one or more secondary areas of: Community-Engaged Poetry (Social Justice, Poetry in Prisons, etc.); Mixed Media, Multimedia, Visual and/or Digital Poetry; Poetry and the Performing Arts (Dance, Theater, Music); Poetry and Science and Technology; Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, or Scholarly Publications
  • Evidence of college teaching excellence
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Anticipated start date: 14-Aug-2019

How To Apply: Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 4113BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

  • A one-page teaching philosophy
  • A one-to-two page research statement or statement of critical practice
  • A poetry writing sample not to exceed 15 pages
  • Example of work in secondary area
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
  • Contribution to Diversity Statement

Direct questions on the position to Prof. Trent Hergenrader, wthgsl@rit.edu

Review of applications will begin November 5th and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.

Additional Details: The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL) - TT Faculty Position in Writing - PoetryEdit

The Writing Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position with a concentration in poetry beginning August 2019. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE: SAIC's Writing Department, which offers BFAW and MFAW degrees, uses the studio art model to create a unique, interdisciplinary writing curriculum within one of the nation's most influential colleges of art and design. Students in the Writing Department have a unique opportunity to explore both within and between genres, and to creatively connect with visual art practices throughout SAIC. In addition to developing distinct literary work, the interdisciplinary emphasis of the school galvanizes students to form collectives, small presses, storefront galleries, and theater groups that enrich the local, national, and international literary landscapes. The Writing Department draws on a distinguished core faculty with diverse artistic and intellectual concerns, and the wildly creative curriculum encourages exploration of the possibilities of hybrid work, new forms, and collaborative projects. Further information about the Department can be found at: saic.edu/academics/departments/writing.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time faculty in the Writing Department teach and advise both undergraduate and graduate students within the interdisciplinary art and design school environment of SAIC. Full-time faculty responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, graduate advising, and departmental administration. All faculty participate in the SAIC community through ongoing curricular development and departmental administration and school governance.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or MFA in creative writing/literary studies or a terminal degree in other relevant field of study is preferred. Significant teaching and some departmental administration experience is preferred. A substantial record of, and ongoing, professional publication and practice is required. SAIC is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute creative pedagogy with an expansive understanding of poetry and its intersections with other writing, art, and design practices. Candidates should have proven experience working productively with students from a broad range of aesthetic practices, cultural backgrounds, and intersecting genres. Candidates who can demonstrate experience with, or an aptitude for, departmental administration and curriculum development will be strongly considered. The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual conversation and creative practices in the field. We seek candidates with the knowledge and aptitude to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: On or before December 15, 2018 please submit application materials via http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account after which time you may complete the application comprised of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating your interests and qualifications; resume or curriculum vitae; statement of creative practice; writing samples (including books, excerpts, online publications. Writing samples should not exceed a combined maximum of 30 pages.); other documentation of your creative work if relevant; statement of teaching/departmental administration philosophy, including details on how your teaching has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, gender and/or socio-economic backgrounds underrepresented in your academic field; documentation of your students' work if available; three examples of course syllabi (please include examples for both undergraduate and graduate level courses).

QUESTIONS: Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult http://www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or http://www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC: A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago's magnificent lakefront amid the city's cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,650 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 173 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 630 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 433 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

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Seattle University (WA) - TT Assistant Professor – Creative Writing/Poetry (New Media Poetics) -CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The English Department at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Creative Writing with a concentration in Poetry, especially New Media Poetics. Appointment begins September 2019.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest and ability in new media poetics (forms at the intersection of traditional text and various kinetic, visual, and sonic digital forms that may include cinematic and interactive user arrangements). They will also have a knowledge of poetic forms and their histories, as well as a demonstrated ability to teach the writing and analysis of poetry as a form and genre in continuous conversation.

The English Department and Creative Writing program are committed to intersectional teaching, scholarship, and community building, and Seattle University serves a diverse undergraduate community in the heart of Seattle, WA. Preferred candidates will demonstrate an ability to develop students’ creative writing skills and personal voices as they examine their own and others’ contexts, and an ability to collaborate with colleagues in the development of courses focused on the intersection of aesthetics, emerging technologies, and social justice. The new hire’s responsibilities include teaching, creative/scholarly production, and service. Other responsibilities include work on the visiting writer series and student-led literature and arts journal Fragments.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.F.A. in Creative Writing or related field–with poetry as a concentration. Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. A record of publications, performances, and/or exhibits representative of the position. The ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who bring the potential to teach form and theory and special topics courses that include a diversity of cultural and ethnic perspectives, including African American, Latinx, Native American, or Asian American, or global perspectives as they intersect with local perspectives. Preference will also be given to candidates who show experience working with students whose narratives are underrepresented in academia and the publishing world.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic University located on 50 acres in Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2018" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/. To ensure full consideration all applicants must submit the following: curriculum vitae; letter of application that demonstrates qualifications for this position including commitment to diversity and Seattle University’s mission, values, and vision; statement of teaching philosophy; artist’s statement; poetic sample (ca. 20 pp. or new media equivalent); names and contact information for three referees—letters may be solicited upon submission of application. Applications will close October 15, 2018. First-round interviews on Skype. Inquiries about the position may be made to Dr. Susan Meyers, Director, Creative Writing, meyerss@seattleu.edu

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  • What I've heard about this department from several current and past lecturers is that this department is a nightmare.  One faculty member has been accused of multiple cases of sexual harassment.  Racial tokenism and white feminism dominate department politics, leading to the shunning or bullying of non-hegemonic and non-white voices sometimes.  Some faculty have a reputation for being petty, dismissive, and closeminded.  I guess the divide between tenured and non-tenured faculty has been described as demeaning.  And supposedly, even though Seattle University is a liberal arts college, teaching excellence doesn't matter nearly as much as it is supposed to.  Anyway, take this with a grain of salt, but the things I've heard have been quite bad.  Just a FYI.

St. Bonaventure University (NY) - TT Assistant Professor in Creative Writing: PoetryEdit

St. Bonaventure University's picturesque campus is nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains known as the Enchanted Mountain region. The University is committed to developing tomorrow's leaders in an environment shaped by Franciscan values. Visit us at http://www.sbu.edu

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing: Poetry Tenure Track Position

St. Bonaventure University invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Creative Writing, with responsibilities to begin with the fall 2019 semester.

The successful candidate will teach courses in creative writing, primarily in poetry, but also in fiction, and will also teach additional courses in first-year writing and advanced composition or literature, depending on qualifications and departmental needs. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department's Professional and Creative Writing major, our traditional English major, and the University's General Education Curriculum, and will also contribute more generally to the life of the Department and of our majors. We seek an active writer-scholar with a significant and promising publishing record and a commitment to undergraduate learning.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent qualification in Creative Writing, English, or a closely allied area in hand by August 2019; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in creative writing; successful publication of creative work; interest in teaching core courses in first-year composition and/or literature.

Teaching load is a 4/4. Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2019. Telephone interviews will be scheduled thereafter. To apply, a letter of application, C.V., 10-15 pages of recent writing, and three letters of recommendation should be addressed to Megan Walsh, Chair of the Department of English, and sent via email to Sharon Godfrey at sgodfrey@sbu.edu

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University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Creative Writing: PoetryEdit

The University of Alaska Fairbanks English Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing with a specialization in Poetry and a strong publication record. Position to start August 2019. The department offers both an MFA and an undergraduate creative writing minor.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD or MFA in Creative Writing by time of employment; significant publications, preferably at least one full-length book of poetry in print or under contract by a nationally recognized press; and creative writing teaching experience at the college level.

Responsibilities: Graduate workshops and Forms courses in UAF's MFA program as well as courses (including multi-genre) in new and growing undergraduate Creative Writing minor. Candidates should also have experience in or be prepared to teach core writing and introductory literature classes. Other responsibilities may include advising Permafrost, a graduate student run literary journal, undergraduate literary journal Ice Box, or directing the Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Reading Series.

Please submit the following with your application: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Transcript showing highest degree earned; Contact information for three professional references; A writing sample of published poetry (no more than 15 pages).

This is a full-time, 9-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. To ensure consideration, applications must be completed and submitted no later than January 6, 2019 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time. An initial Review Date of applications will begin January 7, 2019. Position is open until filled.

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University of Arizona (AZ) - TT Asst Professor of English - Creative Writing (pref. Poetry) and American Indian StudiesEdit

The Departments of English and American Indian Studies, in conjunction with the American Indian Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing (with a preferred focus in poetry) and American Indian Studies, beginning in Fall 2019.

The English Department is housed within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and is home to a diverse and interdisciplinary faculty. English offers two undergraduate degrees (English and Creative Writing) and a highly-ranked MFA program in Creative Writing, along with MA and PhD degrees in Literature, Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English, and an MA in English Applied Linguistics.

The MFA Program in Creative Writing offers a Field Studies in Writing Program that provides research residencies and engagement opportunities in coastal Canada and on the US-Mexico border. The program is also home to important publications such as DIAGRAM, Essay Daily, Fairy Tale Review, and Sonora Review and benefits from an extensive and exciting reading series presented in collaboration with the University of Arizona Poetry Center, which houses the largest open-shelf collection of contemporary poetry in the world.

The Department of American Indian Studies (AIS) is also housed in the College of Social and Behavioral Studies. It offers a BA degree and an undergraduate minor in the field; the MA and PhD degrees in American Indian Studies are offered through the AIS Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (GIDP) in the Graduate College. The University of Arizona is proud to have been the first university to offer the MA as well as the PhD in American Indian Studies. In addition to the MA and PhD, the AIS GIDP also offers a JD/MA, and graduate certificates in Higher Education, Natural Resources Administration & Management, and Native Nation Building.

The Creative Writing Program in the Department of English and the American Indian Studies department and GIDP are dedicated to supporting creative and critical work that demonstrates a broad understanding and appreciation of the knowledges and expressions of Indigenous peoples.

This position is intended to continue our long collaboration, and to ensure that the American Indian literary arts and traditions so important to the state of Arizona are available to undergraduate and graduate students. This candidate will engage with Indigenous students both through the curriculum and outside the classroom.

As a land grant institution, the University of Arizona is committed to supporting and educating Indigenous populations and cultures in our state. The College of SBS's commitments to social diversity, and the engagement and support of Native peoples and cultures is reflected in this hiring area.

The University of Arizona has also earned the designation of Hispanic Serving Institution from the U.S. Department of Education for its success in the enrollment of Hispanic students and in providing educational opportunities to them. This mission is reflected in and continued by the research, teaching, work, and engagement of the faculty in English and American Indian Studies.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities: This hire will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in English and American Indian Studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to advise MA and PhD students in the AIS GIDP, MFA theses in English, and to potentially direct dissertations in English, as well as to contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Our faculty typically teach two courses per semester, in addition to maintaining active research profiles and contributing to service at the departmental, college, and university level.

Faculty in our programs also often participate in engagement with communities outside of the university, and help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners. Under-represented minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have a terminal degree (i.e. MFA or PhD) in creative writing, or the equivalent, and a strong and active research program that is reflected in an excellent publication record, including at least one book published or under contract (self-published works excluded). Candidates must also demonstrate evidence or promise of teaching excellence. If selected for an initial interview, candidates will be asked to submit a teaching portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a focus in poetry. Though our primary interest is in hiring a poet, we also welcome applicants with specializations in other genres. Rank: Assistant Professor. Tenure Information: Tenure Track (T/TE).

FTE: 1.0 Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits Posted Rate of Pay: DOE. Job Category: Faculty. Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive).

Posting Number: F21650. Desired Start Date: 08/12/2019

Contact Information for Candidates: Ander Monson ander@email.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes. Review Begins On: 11/14/2018.

Special Instructions Summary: Please submit a 15pp sample of your published or forthcoming work as 'Writing Sample' and a diversity statement as 'Statement of Teaching Philosophy"

Diversity Statement: At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Online App. Form: https://uacareers.com/postings/33095

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University of Central Florida (FL) - TT Asst. Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry)Edit

The Department of English at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor in Creative Writing with a primary specialty in poetry. The position entails a 2/3 teaching load consisting of both online and face-to-face classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including thesis supervision in the MFA Creative Writing program. The position is anticipated to begin August 2019. Position Minimum Qualifications: Terminal degree in Creative Writing, English, or other English-related field from an accredited university by the time of appointment. Preferences: Preference will be given to candidates with a strong publication record in poetry and a secondary expertise in creative nonfiction, a strong commitment to teaching, experience teaching at the college level, and a willingness to participate in service activities that support the department, college, and university. Interest or experience in editing and publishing or community outreach. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The university requires that all applicants apply online at www.jobswithucf.edu. In addition to the online application, applicants must also submit the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a writing sample of 10 poems (maximum); and 4) a syllabus for an intermediate or advanced undergraduate poetry writing class you have taught and/or designed.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.

Please also send three official, professional letters of recommendation via Interfolio to Professor Terry Thaxton at terry.thaxton@ucf.edu, or have recommenders mail them to:

Professor Terry Thaxton
Department of English
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 161346
Orlando, FL 32816-1346

In order to be full considered, all application materials must be received by January 31, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.

The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts.

Initial interviews will be conducted via videoconference or conference call.

For further questions about this position, please contact Professor Terry Thaxton, Search Committee Chair, at terry.thaxton@ucf.edu.

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University of Central Missouri (MO) - TT Asst. Professor of Creative Writing (Poet)Edit

The School of English & Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri seeks to hire a poet at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to begin August 2019.

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree by appointment date (MFA or PhD), at least one book of poetry published or under contract, and outstanding promise as a writer and teacher. Past editorial experience is essential. Duties will include teaching composition, literature surveys, and all levels of creative writing, as well as editorial responsibilities at Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and Pleiades Press. Teaching load is 4-4 with the possibility of a load reduction for work on Pleiades.

Applicants must complete an online faculty profile at https://jobs.ucmo.edu. Apply to position #998406 and attach to the profile a cover letter, a current vitae, a 10-page writing sample, and unofficial transcripts. Send three letters of recommendation to Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck at schierenbeck@ucmo.edu. Only applicants who have completed online faculty profiles with attached documents will be considered.

Questions regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck, Chair of English and Philosophy at schierenbeck@ucmo.edu, (660) 543-8696.

Screening will begin on December 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

AA/EEOADA. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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University of Denver (CO) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of English, Creative Writing Poetry - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing--Poetry. We are seeking a widely published poet with excellent teaching credentials to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in our BA and PhD programs. The University of Denver and our department are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching and/or service. Applicants are encouraged to read the University of Denver’s Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence to this end.

Essential Functions: Teach five (5) courses per academic year. Advise undergraduate and graduate students. Demonstrated potential for very good to excellent teaching. Ability to meet the department teaching requirements for tenure and promotion.

Required Qualifications: MFA in Creative Writing; or ABD with the expectation that the dissertation will be finished by December 1, 2018 and Ph.D. completed by September 1, 2019. Demonstrated experience interacting with diverse communities or evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive teaching methods and/or pedagogies to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related discipline with a specialization in creative writing (poetry).

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 1, 2018

Special Instructions: Candidates must apply online through http://www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

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University of Houston (TX) - Associate/Full Professor — English — Creative Writing (Poetry)Edit

The University of Houston’s internationally acclaimed Creative Writing Program seeks to fill a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Creative Writing with a concentration in poetry, to begin fall 2019. Our program houses PhD and MFA degrees in Creative Writing and also hosts a sizeable undergraduate concentration, and minor, in Creative Writing.  The University of Houston is also home to Gulf Coast, a national literary journal.  Houston is a thriving, diverse, and dynamic city that boasts a wealth of cultural opportunities.

We wish to hire an excellent, dynamic teacher who is excited about mentoring a diverse range of students and teaching a variety of creative writing courses. We expect a significant publication record, outstanding teaching, and a history of collaboration and service to one’s writing community. We value literary poetry that originates and engages with diverse experiences, including race, ethnicity, gender, and class.  We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.

The 2-2 teaching load will be split between undergraduate and graduate classes.

Minimum degree required: MFA or equivalent.

Candidates must have published at least two books, one with a nationally recognized press. The University of Houston’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.uh.edu containing the below requested attachments. 

  1. CV
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  4. A digital or physical submission of full book as evidence of publication.  If physical and you wish it returned, please include a SASE.
  5. A diversity statement that includes a description of how the candidate will advance our department's commitment to diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.  

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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University of Southern Indiana (IN) - TT Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing, Poetry) - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in creative writing specializing in Poetry to begin in August 2019. MFA in Creative Writing or ABD/PhD in English or Creative Writing must be completed by hire date. Applicants should have a book and/or a strong record of poetry publications.

The successful candidate will join a collegial department of twenty-five full-time faculty. The English major includes emphases in creative writing, literature, professional and technical writing, and English teaching. Expectations include teaching (4/4) undergraduate and graduate level creative writing, composition (experience teaching composition is beneficial); publication, and department service.

To apply, please follow the directions on our USI Careers Home page to log in or set up an account. When you select the Apply to this Job link near the top of this page, you will be prompted to complete the appropriate Faculty/Administration application. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position which include (1) a letter of application that addresses their potential contributions as teacher, writer and department colleague; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) sample of creative work to not exceed 15 pages; and (4) contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Dr. Oana Popescu-Sandu, Search Committee Chair. Candidates selected for interview will also be required to provide unofficial transcripts, with official transcripts required at a later stage.

EEO Statement: As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.

Open Date: 10/24/2018

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University of Virginia (VA) - TT Open Rank - Poetry WritingEdit

The Department of English, Creative Writing, at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for an Open Rank faculty appointment in poetry writing at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, depending on the applicant's qualifications, experience, and interest. The anticipated appointment start date is August 25, 2019.

Applicants must have a strong background in contemporary poetry and hold an MFA, Ph.D., or equivalent graduate degree in creative writing or a related field. At least two books of poetry from leading presses are required for applicants at the Assistant and Associate levels, in addition to substantial journal publication; for a more senior appointment a correspondingly larger body of work is required. Candidates must have significant teaching experience at the university level. The department will select a candidate who can contribute, through research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of a well-established academic community.

The teaching responsibilities will be two courses per term, and will include graduate and undergraduate workshops and courses on contemporary literature. The successful candidate must demonstrate promise of continued creative excellence, a commitment to teaching, and a readiness to assume service responsibilities within the creative writing program, particularly as regards the undergraduate Area Program in Poetry Writing.

To apply, visit Jobs@UVa and search on posting #0623850. Complete a Candidate Profile online; please attach the following: a cover letter of interest including a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample (10 pages of poetry), and a current CV. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018. Additional writing samples and reference letters will be requested after review of application materials.

The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the position, please contact Lisa Russ Spaar at lrs9e@virginia.edu.

For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos at skh7b@virginia.edu

To learn more about the Creative Writing community at the University of Virginia, please visit http://creativewriting.virginia.edu/.

The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.

The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (WI) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing/Poetry - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The English Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks to hire at the rank of Assistant Professor a poet with distinguished publications (preferably one book published or in press and/or publications and awards in prestigious literary magazines and journals) and with secondary expertise in Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies or Critical Race Studies/Theory, Latinx, Asian American, African American, American Indian Studies, Ecocriticism/Ecopoetics, Transnational, Postcolonial/Anti-colonial, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality, and/or Disability Studies, or other related discipline/subdiscipline. This tenure-track position carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning in the 2019-20 academic year with a start date of August 26, 2019. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of funding.

The preferred candidate will exhibit substantial promise as a poet and should in the application letter underscore their capacity as a teacher, advisor, and campus colleague. The candidate must be committed to making significant contributions to the creative and intellectual life of the department, university, and community. The English Department offers major emphases in creative writing; critical studies in literatures, cultures, and film; English teaching; linguistics; and rhetorics of science, technology and culture at the undergraduate level as well as a Master’s program with emphases in (1) writing and (2) literature and textual interpretation.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned M.F.A. or Ph.D. in creative writing. All requirements for terminal degree must be completed by August 26, 2019.

The successful candidate will have: Demonstrated excellence in teaching creative writing workshops at the college level; A strong record of poetry publications, preferably one book in print or in press and/or publications and awards in prestigious literary magazines and journals; Demonstrated expertise and teaching excellence in at least one of the secondary areas listed above.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to mentor both graduate and undergraduate creative writing students.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach courses in creative writing (both workshops and genre courses) as well as first-year writing. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach other courses as appropriate to their areas of expertise in other areas of English. Teaching load is typically 3-3 (11 credit hours), including the Blugold Seminar (a 5-credit introductory, rhetoric-based writing course), and two creative writing/critical studies courses. All department members also participate in scholarly and creative research activities and engage in service to the department, college, and university.

University and Eau Claire Community: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire promotes diversity and inclusiveness, stewardship and sustainability, leadership and innovation. With approximately 11,500 students, UW-Eau Claire is consistently rated as one of the top public regional universities in the Midwest and enjoys a national reputation for excellence in liberal education, faculty-undergraduate research, and study abroad. Faculty resources include the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, both of which offer professional development opportunities and the potential for interdisciplinary collaboration.

A community of 68,000, Eau Claire is the largest city in western Wisconsin with thriving arts and music scenes, recently featured in the Star Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Thrillist ( https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/things-to-do-in-eau-claire-wi ), and other media sources. Eau Claire and the surrounding areas offer scenic rivers, parks, bike trails, farmers’ markets, outdoor concerts, writing retreats, poetry readings, and more. Eau Claire is 90 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul, which additionally offers world-class theater, symphony and chamber orchestras, opera, and major league sports.

Application Procedure: Applications are submitted electronically at http://uwec.ly/jobopenings . Click on English: Assistant Professor Creative Writing - Poetry ( Job ID: 14635 ) and follow the steps under “To Apply” in the frame on the right. Your application will not be considered complete unless all required documents (in pdf format) are submitted: letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample (10-15 pages). In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation will need to be emailed to Alaina Guns, gunsam@uwec.edu . Please have your letter writers or portfolio service put “Creative Writing—Poetry” and your name in the subject line. Direct any questions to Dr. Erica Benson, Chair of the English Department, bensonej@uwec.edu . To ensure priority consideration, completed applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm on October 8, 2018 . However, screening may continue until the position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

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American University of Paris (FRANCE) - Asst. Professor of Creative WritingEdit

The American University of Paris invites applications for a full-time position teaching Creative Writing in the Department of Comparative Literature and English, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2019. The Department seeks to hire a writer-teacher to join a small, motivated team in growing an undergraduate Creative Writing program (including a major, a minor, and a summer Creative Writing Institute). Candidates would be expected to teach in more than one of the existing core writing areas (cross-genre introduction to Creative Writing, fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction) and - in coordination with colleagues, the department, student needs, their own expertise, and the mission of the university - to develop new directions for creative writing. Candidates will also contribute to the English Writing (composition) program.

QUALIFICATIONS: A relevant terminal degree (such as an MFA) by time of appointment (August 1, 2019) is preferred; a creative Ph.D. or a PhD in a related discipline is desirable but not required. Candidates must have a record of high-quality publication and excellent teaching (or proof of a capacity for excellent teaching). Experience in teaching rhetoric and composition is desirable. The candidate must be able to speak and write in fluent English. While fluency in French is not required, knowledge of at least two languages and experience of multi-lingual environments are strongly preferred.

We invite and encourage women and underrepresented populations to apply. The University is an equal opportunity employer for whom diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.

THE INSTITUTION: Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Masters degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with USA and European-based universities.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Comparative Literature and English houses our majors in Comparative Literature and in Creative Writing (with Creative Writing and Creative Arts tracks), the Writing Program, minors in Linguistics, Classical Civilization and Languages, Theater and Performance, Critical Theory, and Medieval Studies. The department has a proud tradition of excellent scholarship and dedicated and innovative teaching, and many members of the department combine critical research with creative production.

THE POSITION: Candidates should have an established record of publication in their chosen genre, and good standing in their field. Publication in more than one genre, and experience in translation, editing, performance, and/or digital and other media, are all attractive to us. We require a proven record of committed and successful teaching at the undergraduate level.

The candidate will share responsibility with colleagues for developing Creative Writing at AUP. As part of the Department of Comparative Literature within a small multi-cultural US-style liberal arts college in Paris, they should be open to collaboration and conversation within the department and with the Center for Writers & Translators, the university, and the city. Desirable areas for exchange might include, for example, performance studies, race theory, gender studies, queer theory, translation studies, writing and the visual arts, digital arts, literary studies, area studies, activism, anthropology, and community projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Four courses per year in Creative Writing (sharing responsibility with other faculty to offer the full writing program, which includes Cross-genre introduction to Creative Writing; Fiction; Poetry; Creative Non-Fiction; Advanced Projects in Creative Writing; and developing new courses as required); normally one of these courses would be taught as part of the Summer Creative Writing Institute. Two courses per year in our English Writing Program (teaching the skills of academic essay writing through critical analysis of substantial readings) to make up a full-time load of 6 courses per year. Candidates who do not wish to teach in the English Writing program may ask to be employed on a 4-course part-time load. Maintaining an ongoing record of high-quality creative production. Service to the department (contributing to curricular development and innovation, collegial behavior, advising students). Willingness to provide service to the university (participation in committee work, assessment, interdisciplinary collaboration). Participating in faculty governance, including attending full faculty, department, and committee meetings. Working in a professional and collegial manner with the university community. Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual. Faculty at AUP must have a commitment to liberal arts education in a highly international environment and pursue international research and/or creative production. We seek engaged scholars and creative producers, and have high expectations of teaching, scholarly, and creative research.

APPLICATIONS: Please submit your application to http://apply.interfolio.com/54672 including: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of pedagogical philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness; statement of research and creative interests; a recent writing sample; Three confidential letters of reference. Applications should be received by November 15, 2018 for full consideration.

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Belmont University (TN) - TT Asst. Professor in English (Creative Writing)Edit

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in English (Creative Writing) at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019.

Job responsibilities include teaching creative writing courses in the undergraduate major and in the graduate program as well as first-year writing and third-year writing. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. Preference will be given to a candidate who holds a PHD in Creative Writing and who has demonstrated excellence in teaching creative writing and composition. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.

For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values must be attached in order to complete the online application.

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont’s mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 6 in the Regional Universities South category and named a “Most Innovative” university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of over 8,300 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 90 areas of study, 22 master’s programs and six doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes. Belmont's Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmative action plan that outlines the university's commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply before December 1.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

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Christopher Newport University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing)Edit

The Department of English at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a tenure-track position in creative writing, effective August, 2019. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research with undergraduates. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in introductory creative writing, long-form nonfiction, especially essay writing and advanced prose, as well as digital storytelling and literary journalism. All faculty teach first/second year composition seminars and other lower division courses in support of the Liberal Learning Core Curriculum. Candidates should possess a solid knowledge of creative writing pedagogy, an active publishing record as a creative writer (publications preferred), and a commitment to taking a lively part in the life and work of the university. Experience in secondary school teaching is desirable.

The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3. The Ph.D. in Creative Writing, English, or a closely related field is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank and ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Phi Beta Kappa membership is highly desirable. Departmental Information The Department of English at Christopher Newport University is composed of 24 faculty and 174 majors. The Department is housed in The College of Arts and Humanities. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its academic programs are invited to visit http://cnu.edu/academics/departments/english/.

Faculty Information: CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2018 freshman class of 1,230 students was selected from over 7,500 admission applications, and presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1220, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University's liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.

Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.

Application Instructions: To apply, please provide a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation (letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to facultyrecruitment@cnu.edu).

Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2018. Applications received after October 18, 2018, will be accepted but considered only if needed.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/6833

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Culver-Stockton College (MO) - TT Asst. Professor of English (incl. Creative Writing)Edit

Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of English. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in the fall of 2019. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach a range of courses with particular emphasis in undergraduate writing, creative writing, and early British literature. Experience working with and/or advising a college literary magazine preferred. Candidates should have experience teaching first-year writing and be committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching. A strong commitment to academic advising is expected.

A Ph.D. in English or a closely related field is required (ABD may be considered). Must have the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and experiential learning.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume/CV, teaching philosophy, and three references to Amy Baker, Director of Human Resources, Culver-Stockton College, One College Hill, Canton, MO 63435. Electronic submissions to abaker@culver.edu are strongly encouraged. EOE/AA.

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Eastern New Mexico University (NM) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Creative Writing - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking qualified candidates to teach as a full-time tenure-track, 9 month Assistant Professor of English Creative Writing. Salary will be based on degree and experience.

Requirements:

Duties and Responsibilities: 4/4 teaching load with assignments in creative writing and freshman composition. Other courses might include general education and upper-division or graduate level literature courses and upper-division composition courses. Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements: A terminal degree (Ph.D. or M.F.A) in English is required. ABD will be considered. Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background in and experience in creative writing. Experience with one or more of the following areas is a plus, including but not limited to: poetry, creative nonfiction, and film.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Working Conditions: Physical Demand and Working Conditions: Work is physically active in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Additional Information: Application Review Date: Open Until filled

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.

Letter of interest
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ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu

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Emerson College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative Writing (Multiple Genres)-SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through teaching, other forms of engagement with students outside of the classroom, creative work and service activities. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing is a vibrant and engaged community of writers, scholars, publishers, and designers. The department has over 100 full- and part-time faculty members, 550 undergraduate majors, and 250 graduate students in the Creative Writing MFA program, the online MFA program in Popular Writing and Publishing, and the Publishing MA program.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in Boston’s Literary Cultural District in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 4,446 undergraduate and graduate students from 52 countries and all 50 states.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a versatile writer of poetry, nonfiction and/or fiction with a published or forthcoming book. Candidates should have an MFA in creative writing, a terminal degree in a related field, or substantial publications equivalent to a terminal degree. Published writing in multiple genres and college teaching experience is required.

Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. A strong commitment to undergraduate education beyond the classroom is essential.

Primary teaching duties include creative writing courses at both the BFA and MFA level, and in both the residential and online programs. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentorship, assisting in the graduate admission process, and serving on other department and college committees.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references (not to be contacted without candidates’ approval).

Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2018 but the position will remain open until filled.

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Hartwick College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative WritingEdit

Creative Writing: The Department of English at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Creative Writing at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in August 2019, pending final administrative approval. We seek candidates with expertise in teaching fiction and creative nonfiction.

Minimum qualifications include an M.F.A., with preference given to candidates with a Ph.D. in creative writing or literature by the time of the appointment. A significant publication record also is required, with one book of fiction or creative non-fiction published or in press strongly preferred. Specific teaching assignments include introductory creative writing (poetry and fiction), intermediate and advanced fiction and creative nonfiction workshops, supervision of independent and directed studies-including Capstone Senior Projects-in fiction writing and creative nonfiction, as well as courses in composition and possibly general education courses, including First Year Seminars.

Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours (or their equivalent) per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College's distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, active engagement in scholarly or creative activities, and working closely with students in a small college environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected for tenure and promotion.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening "the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community." Underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at www.hartwick.edu.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

To apply, please send: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; evidence of teaching, creative, and scholarly achievement, or the potential for it; a Diversity Statement: viz, a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College's Diversity Statement (http://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/student-affairs/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at- hartwick/); and, an individual letter of reference sent directly from each of three referees, or through Interfolio or another dossier service.

Letters should be addressed to Dr. Lisa Darien, Associate Professor, Department of English, and all materials must be sent electronically to facultyjobs@hartwick.edu with Creative Writing in the Subject Line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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High Point University (NC) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Literary and/or Professional Publishing (incl. Creative or Professional Writing)Edit

The High Point University Department of English invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position at assistant professor rank, for candidates specializing in literary and/or professional publishing, to begin August 2019.

A Ph.D. in English or a related field is required. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses across our writing programs, and will possess expertise and previous work experience in literary and/or professional publishing, allowing them to teach courses including our multi-genre introduction to creative writing, digital editing and publishing for professional publications (including production, content management, and tools), and new offerings in design and editing for literary forms (including manuscript editing and layout). We are particularly interested in candidates who possess expertise in new media, multimodal composition, and digital rhetorics. Research area and/or creative field is open but should fall within our programs in public and professional writing and creative writing. Successful candidates will explore and cultivate collaboration between the literary, technical, and professional areas of writing, especially as those relate to literary and professional/technical publishing and production. Candidates will also be expected to contribute courses to the General Education program, including first-year writing and first-year seminar courses, and potentially literature courses as appropriate to the candidate’s background and expertise.

Duties of the position include teaching courses in both creative and professional writing as well as General Education as described above and keeping an active creative and/or research agenda. Candidates who have records of scholarship related to literary and/or professional publishing and writing are particularly encouraged to apply. Service to the department and university is also expected.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV for the Assistant Professor of English position listed at the following link: https://highpoint.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/HighPoint. For full consideration, these materials should be submitted no later than November 1, 2018. Selected candidates will be asked to submit a statement of teaching philosophy, writing samples, and three letters of recommendation.

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Hollins University (VA) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Creative WritingEdit

Hollins University’s Jackson Center for Creative Writing invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Writing at either the assistant or associate professor level. This is a full-time, faculty position beginning July 1, 2019. Hollins University has a storied history in all genres of writing, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker Prize, Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, and many other writers of distinction and achievement. The graduate creative writing program, among the earliest in the nation, is now sixty-years-old.

The ideal candidate will be a writer with distinguished book publication in fiction (minimum two books for associate level) and significant additional publications in poetry and/or lyrical creative nonfiction, and who is prepared to teach multi-genre creative writing (including poetry) at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels, and focused graduate workshops, as well as selected literature courses. The teaching load is six courses per year. Other duties include advising students, supervising graduate and undergraduate theses, and participating in department and university service.

Candidates must have a terminal master’s degree in creative writing or a Ph.D. in a related field, an excellent record of teaching at the undergraduate level, experience teaching at the graduate level, and a clear understanding of and strong commitment to teaching at a liberal arts institution. Hollins University is committed to the core values of diversity and inclusion, and applications are sought from those who have demonstrated success working with diverse populations. Candidates are encouraged to comment, either in their cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their writing, research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance the institution’s efforts to support these values and an increasingly diverse student population.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and dossier including graduate school transcript(s) (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of reference to cwsearch@hollins.edu. Application deadline is December 15, 2018, and review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Located in Roanoke, Virginia, Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Founded in 1842 as Virginia's oldest chartered women's college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to every undergraduate student for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and guarantees access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae network.

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer. Hollins values diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented populations.

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Illinois State University (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Publishing StudiesEdit

The Department of English at Illinois State University located in Normal, Illinois, seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track, nine-month contract) with an active research and teaching record in Publishing Studies. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Publishing Studies, English Studies, Media Studies, or a related field by August 2019. In keeping with ISU’s scholar-teacher model, the person hired will: pursue a promising research or editorial/creative agenda in the histories and theories of publishing and digital publishing and editing; teach a 3/2 course load including core courses in our undergraduate Publishing Studies sequence; develop and teach courses in digital publishing and editing; have fluency in emergent digital publishing technologies and best practices; teach additional courses in support of the Department of English’s core required curriculum, as well as general education courses; mentor undergraduate Publishing Studies majors and graduate students and engage in recruitment, development, and community outreach activities as appropriate. Professional experience in digital publishing is also desired.

To ensure full consideration, please complete and submit electronically the standard Illinois State University job application at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu.

Additionally, please send electronically via Interfolio Faculty Search (https://apply.interfolio.com/54248) a letter of application, CV, and writing sample to the attention of Christopher C. De Santis, Chair, Department of English, Illinois State University. Also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Interfolio Faculty Search by recommenders.

Review of applications will begin October 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews of selected applicants will be conducted via Skype or telephone. The appointment begins August 16, 2019.

The Department emphasizes an English Studies model in its undergraduate, MA, and PhD programs, and includes scholars in the fields of Children’s Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, English Education, Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies, Publishing Studies, Rhetoric, TESOL, and Technical Communication. Our Department faculty and graduate students are a community of diverse scholars who value collaborative and interdisciplinary work.

In addition, ISU is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that faculty, staff, and students with diverse identities and perspectives enrich the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are especially welcomed to apply. For more information about ISU and our Department, please consult http://www.english.illinoisstate.edu.

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Kenyon College (OH) - Richard L. Thomas Professor in Creative Writing (pref. Fiction / Nonfiction Prose) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Kenyon College English Department invites applications from distinguished, mid-career teachers and writers for an endowed chair in creative writing, to begin in August 2019. Appointment rank will depend on prior experience. A preference will be given to writers of fiction and/or nonfiction prose, especially in innovative subfields such as graphic, speculative, or young adult literary fiction. A successful candidate will already have earned significant public recognition. The Thomas Professor will be in residence throughout the academic year, with a 2/2 teaching load primarily dedicated to courses in fiction-writing and nonfiction-writing at all levels. This position will require contributions to the life of the English department and the College (including advising students, directing honors projects, and participating in faculty governance). This chair will also have significant leadership expectations for enhancing, developing, diversifying, and supporting the department’s creative writing curriculum.

Qualifications include significant teaching experience and publication in fiction and/or nonfiction prose (at least two books). Ph.D. or MFA preferred.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Applications must include a cover letter detailing writing achievement and aspirations; as well as teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including methods for incorporating issues related to diversity, inclusivity, and equity into teaching and advising; a Curriculum Vitae; three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must speak to the candidate’s teaching excellence); and a writing sample (up to 20 pages).

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, apply by October 8th.

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Mercer University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor in Creative WritingEdit

The English Department of Mercer University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Creative Writing to begin August 2019.  This will involve teaching 21 credit hours per academic year in undergraduate courses teaching poetry or prose writing including: Writing Short Fiction, Writing the Long Story, Writing Narrative Poetry, Writing Lyric Poetry, Creative Approaches to Nonfiction, Playwriting, Reading For Writers, and extra-departmental general education courses. The ability to draw writers, critics, editors, and other literary figures to campus to participate in the college’s visiting writers series would be a plus. The position will also require an ability to maintain a writing and publishing life while teaching undergraduates, advising majors, directing honors portfolios and occasional internships, and contributing service to the department and university.

Qualification: An earned doctorate from an accredited college/university in literature or creative writing with a substantial record of poems, stories, or creative nonfiction published in reputable journals is required; a book is preferred. ABD will be considered; MFA with published or under-contract book of fiction or poetry will be considered. Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the final candidate. Candidates must show promise of excellence in teaching the writing of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction and in developing new courses for undergraduate Creative Writing and English majors. Candidates must have the ability to teach literature courses in their genre of expertise and a secondary field, the ability to academically advise writing majors, and the ability to teach lower level critical writing, or a Great Books or Integrative Studies course.

Additional Information: Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,500 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges.  The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1900 students.  Recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University is in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta. For additional information about Mercer, the Creative Writing major and minor, and the Department of English, please email Dr. Gordon Johnston at johnston_gg@mercer.edu or consult the following websites: http://www.mercer.edu or http://cla.mercer.edu/english/

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Interests, and References

Candidates should complete a brief online application at http://mujobs.mercer.edu/cw/en-us/job/492508/faculty-english-creative-writing and attach a letter of interest, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, statement of arts and research interests and names and contact information for three professional references.

Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation from professional references familiar with the candidate’s teaching and research to be sent to Gordon Johnston at Johnston_gg@mercer.edu.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received no later than November 15, 2018.

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Messiah College (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Narrative Prose (Fiction / Non-Fiction) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Messiah College English department invites applications for a full time/term-tenure track Assistant Professor of English specializing in writing. Successful candidates must demonstrate experience in and ability to teach narrative prose, fiction and non-fiction. The best candidates will be able to make other contributions to the curriculum, especially by enhancing our offerings in professional writing and/or by teaching courses in diverse American or global literatures. Ability to contribute to programming in the digital humanities and/or run a writing center, and evidence of commitment to departmental and institutional service are highly desirable. PhD in English or Writing is preferred; MFA with significant publications will be considered.

Responsibilities: Applicants must be committed to working closely with undergraduate students. Primary teaching responsibilities will include upper-level writing courses, courses in literature, and courses in our general education interdisciplinary studies program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or Writing is preferred; MFA with significant publications will be considered. We seek faculty committed to undergraduate teaching and research in the context of a Christian liberal arts college.

The Program: The English major at Messiah College is guided by the understanding that language significantly shapes our identity, deepens our interactions with others, and enables us to change the world. The major emphasizes the interdependence of creativity, theory, and vocation. Therefore, the curriculum offers a comprehensive education in literature, theory, creative writing and professional writing that invites student to participate in the diverse literary traditions in English; encourages students to appreciate and critically understand the many cultures that have embraced English; fosters students' empathy, imagination, and critical thinking; and enlarges students' awareness of the complexity of human experience and God's grace. Students begin the English major with two introductory courses that emphasize close reading and research methods for both critical and creative writing, and then choose from a range of upper-division courses in American, British, and World literatures; literary theories and methodologies such as composition theory, feminist theory, and ecocriticism; and writing workshops in poetry, fiction, literary non-fiction, and writing for social change. English majors can concentrate in literature or writing or complete the state credentialing program in partnership with the Education Department to pursue careers in secondary education. The department also offers minors in English, creative writing, and the digital public humanities, as well as many enrichment opportunities, including interdisciplinary study, undergraduate research and honors projects; internships with museums, libraries, publishers, and non-profit organizations; study-abroad semesters and short-term trips around the world; digital projects; and service-learning.

The Department: The English Department is a community of writers, critics, and teaching scholars. We are a department of six fulltime faculty and approximately 90 majors and 15 minors. English students are encouraged to think independently, engage with creative and critical texts through close reading and broad research, and become writers and readers committed to vocational calling, career success, and service. The department works closely with campus programs including the Center for Public Humanities, Teacher Education Program, Office of Diversity Affairs, and Writing Center as well as off campus organization and regional schools. Our students contribute to an active culture of reading and writing on campus and provide leadership in the Writing Center, campus literary journal The Peregrine, and campus magazine The Swinging Bridge, Our faculty work closely with students to design a course of study that cultivates transferable skills for diverse employment and graduate school opportunities in creative writing, publishing, theater, non-profit organizations, journalism, communication, education, library science, business, and law.

The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of approximately 2,800 undergraduate students including 13.9% of under-represented and 5.0% international students from 32 countries and over 600 graduate students including 11.8% of students from under-represented populations. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship.

Diversity: Messiah College's commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission "to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society." The college has pursued this vision through a strategic planning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their teaching-learning, research, institutional service, and public engagement.

Starting Date: August 1, 2019

Compensation: Salary and rank commensurate with academic credentials and qualifications and experience.

Applications and Nominations: Accepting applications immediately. Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications received by October 29, 2018, will receive priority consideration. Applicants should submit via a cover letter describing research and teaching background and interests; a current curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations) statement of faith and graduate transcripts. In the cover letter, applicants should explain how their Christian faith represents a strong fit with the mission of Messiah College.

Vitae Instructions to Applicants: Curriculum Vitae should include information related to education; employment history; scholarship and professional accomplishments; professional memberships; awards and honors received, and additional pertinent information.

Please apply via the following link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13623

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Old Dominion University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Poetry/Nonfiction) - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Poetry/Nonfiction), with an expected start date of July 25, 2019. The position is open to a writer whose primary interest is poetry but who also publishes in nonfiction.

The successful candidate will teach creative writing courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise graduate-student thesis projects, participate actively in the life of Old Dominion's nationally recognized MFA program, and have a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Minimum qualifications: an MFA or PhD in Creative Writing; a successful record of publication in poetry and nonfiction prose, including a book by nationally recognized press; a strong record of successful teaching; excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates with a background in nature/environmental writing would be at an advantage.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a writing sample (up to 25 pages) a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to http://jobs.odu.edu/ The application system will solicit letters of references from the individuals listed. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Pratt Institute (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative WritingEdit

The Department of Writing in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Pratt Institute invites applications for the full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in creative writing to begin Fall 2019. The newly-created Department of Writing, located on Pratt's historic 25-acre campus in the vibrant neighborhood of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, offers an MFA, BFA, and minor in creative writing.

Candidates who work in nonfiction, in more than one genre, and/or in hybrid forms are especially encouraged to apply. Demonstrable connections to other arts (visual, digital) and/or to research practices are also of interest. The selected candidate will teach both in a BFA program in which an expansive range of genres are represented, and in an MFA program that emphasizes collaboration, exploratory approaches to making, and engagement with communities.

The successful candidate will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, supervise graduate thesis projects, and participate actively in the life and work of the department. We seek candidates with the proven ability to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds. Devoted to a creative learning community, Pratt recognizes the strength that stems from a diversity of perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, approaches, and experiences. We aspire to continue to grow as a place that always welcomes and encourages individuals of all backgrounds to contribute to and be part of Pratt culture.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, in accordance with the load dictated by the collective bargaining agreement, with release time available for active practitioners and for the first two years on the tenure track. Supervise graduate thesis projects. Develop new courses and revise existing courses in area of specialization. Develop and sustain an active record of creative activity and publication. Participate in conferences, performances, exhibitions, and readings as pertinent to area of specialization. Serve on department, school and Institute committees, participate in department activities, and provide service to the profession. Contribute to the life of the department.

QUALIFICATIONS: MFA or PhD in creative writing or a relevant field, or equivalent experience. Applicants must have a substantial record of publication including at least one book, and a strong record of effective teaching.

SALARY is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY: Please upload a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and contact information for three references via our internal application site at https://apply.interfolio.com/56991. Review of applications will begin on 12/13/18.

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Sam Houston State University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing - Fiction and/or Creative Nonfiction)Edit

The teaching load is 3-3 with assignments primarily in upper-division undergraduate and graduate creative writing courses in fiction and/or literary non-fiction. Ability to teach in areas beyond fiction and non-fiction-such as narrative theory, poetry, literature, publishing, and composition-is preferred.

Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position: For initial applications, the following material is required: cover letter, addressed to Dr. Scott Kaukonen, chair, search committee, fiction/creative nonfiction; curriculum vitae; statement of diversity and inclusion, specifically addressing qualifications and strategies for engaging all students at SHSU; contact information for three recommenders; and unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required only upon hire). Application deadline is December 1, 2018. Letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and sample syllabi will be requested from shortlisted candidates at least two weeks prior to the Skype interview. Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype in January 2019.

Online App. Form: http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/20673

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Spelman College (GA) - Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing - ZOOM INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of English invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing to begin August 2019. Must have MFA in Creative Writing or comparable professional experience. Responsibilities include teaching a 3-3 teaching load in the general education core, the English major, and the Writing/Creative Writing minor. Active department and college-level service is expected.

MFA or comparable professional experience; College-level teaching experience

Specializations in one or more of the following areas preferred: screenwriting, fiction, creative-nonfiction, and/or diasporic literatures.

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St. Thomas University (FL) - Assistant Professor - Creative Writing (Fiction or Poetry) and English Composition (begin Jan. 2019) - SEARCH SUSPENDEDEdit

The Department of English and Humanities at St. Thomas University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing with a specialization in fiction or poetry and an ability to teach courses in composition beginning January 2019. The university seeks an energetic professor who will develop a trustee-mandated creative writing program in the coming years. We are especially interested in a candidate who might contribute to the university's new Monsignor Casale Honors College and student interest in screenwriting. The teaching load is 4/4 with a majority of first-year undergraduate courses in composition.

The best candidate will enhance our curriculum by expanding our offerings in creative writing and student success. We value diversity and strive to attract qualified women and minority candidates. We welcome individuals whose teaching and scholarship can bring African American, Latinx, Asian, and global perspectives to campus. Preference will also be given to candidates who show experience working with students whose narratives are underrepresented in academia and the publishing world.

Qualifications: PhD in Creative Writing or MFA with publications will be considered. ABD will be considered if the PhD will be in hand by August 15, 2019.

Responsibilities: Applicants must be prepared to work closely with a diverse undergraduate student body. Primary teaching responsibilities will include first-year undergraduate courses in composition.

The University: St. Thomas University is a small Catholic university sponsored by the Archdiocese of Miami. St. Thomas is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution serving a multi-lingual student body. The university traces its roots back to the Universidad de Santo Tomas de Villanueva, founded in 1946 in Havana, Cuba, by American Augustinians. The university was re-established in Miami Gardens, FL in 1961 with a 150-acre campus. Our mission is to produce ethical leaders for a global community. The university is highly ranked for most international students, economic value, and graduates' salaries in the U.S. Miami is a vibrant city that boasts numerous cultural centers and is an intellectual hub for the Caribbean and Latin America.

Starting Date: 1 January 2019

Compensation: Salary and rank commensurate with academic credentials and qualifications and experience.

Applications: Accepting applications immediately. Materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. However, applications received by October 26, 2018 will receive priority consideration. Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, contact information for three professional references, and a brief writing sample of scholarly or creative work (5 poems, short story, or novel chapter) to facsearch@stu.edu. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and/or service might support the university's Catholic mission in undergraduate education. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments only. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.

St. Thomas University is a drug and smoke-free workplace. St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Equal Opportunity Employer. Selected candidate must pass a criminal background check and must be authorized to work legally in the U.S.

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Suffolk University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor of English, Creative WritingEdit

The English Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for July 1, 2019 (pending final budgetary approval).We are seeking candidates with an expertise in creative writing, specializing in multiple genres (including poetry) who will also edit the literary magazine Salamander in exchange for a course reduction. Applicants must hold an M.F.A. or Ph.D. at time of application and should be able to demonstrate tangible experience editing a literary journal. Salamander is a well-established journal with a significant readership. An in-house managing editor is in place at Suffolk to help with the publishing and business logistics.

The successful applicant will have a strong record of publishing and will be able to teach practical, career-oriented courses in writing, as well as traditional creative writing workshops in multiple genres and other offerings assigned through the English department. Desirable subspecialties include new media, publishing, and professional writing. Responsibilities include a four-course yearly teaching load; mentoring and advising students; and engaging in service to the department and University. Opportunities also exist to develop courses for our cross-college curricula, including courses such as Seminar for Freshmen and Creativity & Innovation.

Candidates who would increase the diversity of the faculty are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: cover letter that includes relevant literary magazine experience; CV; copy of graduate transcripts; student evaluations of teaching; statement of teaching and research interests; and a writing sample of 15-25 pages. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Harpreet Kaur, HR Employment Coordinator, at hkaur2@suffolk.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of January 15, 2019.

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  • -I have applied for this job more than once (it appeared last year too) and I've never heard anything back.  Has anyone had better luck?

SUNY Fredonia (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Multi-Genre Creative Writing - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The State University of New York at Fredonia, Department of English, is searching for an Assistant Professor in multi-genre creative writing who will execute a vision for our creative writing program, defining and shaping the direction of this expanding program. This position entails a 3/3 schedule including existing or new courses in emerging genres, as well as introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate fiction and/or poetry workshops, Creative Non-Fiction, Form and Theory, and Literary Publishing courses. Professional obligation includes departmental service, which encompasses advising students and student organizations, serving on department committees, editing a student literary journal, and organizing a visiting writers series.

Rewards & Benefits: Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental, and vision insurance and retirement plan options including a fixed pension plan or a 401(A) with generous employer contributions; Paid leave provisions including sick and holiday leave; impressive educational benefits including tuition-free study plus supplemental tuition aid; A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of their personal life, including professional development programs and services, employee EAP and wellness programs, discounted membership to the on-campus fitness center, and access to the Campus and Community Child Care Center.

KEY RESPONSBILITIES: Reporting to the Chair, the successful candidate will: Teach a 3/3 schedule including existing or new courses in emerging genres, as well as introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate fiction and/or poetry workshops, Creative Non-Fiction, Form and Theory, and Literary Publishing courses; Contribute to curriculum development and refinement; Provide academic advisement to students; Participate in committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession; Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.

Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Terminal degree (M.F.A. and/or Doctorate) in creative writing by September 1, 2019; Demonstrated excellence in university teaching; Demonstrated capacity to teach a variety of core courses in Fredonia's Creative Writing Minor; Demonstrated capacity to foster a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful teaching experience and/or capacity to develop courses in high-demand and/or emergent genres and/or media; Experience in editing a literary journal; Experience in organizing a visiting writers series; Experience in curriculum and/or program development; Significant publications; Experience with instructional technology; Interest in, and commitment to, community engagement; Demonstrated commitment to the university, division, and profession.

Additional Information: This is a full-time, term appointed, tenure track position beginning September 1, 2019.

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.

An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Fredonia provides for, and promotes, equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination.

Pursuant to University policy, the University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, or domestic violence victim status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The University's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting unlawful discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Application Instructions: Interested candidates shall apply and submit the required documents listed below by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Complete applications received by October 31, 2018 will be given full consideration. Names and contact information for three professional references are required as part of the application.

Cover Letter; Resume/CV; Sample of Creative Work; Teaching Statement. Note: After submitting your Resume/CV, the subsequent page gives you instructions that enable you to upload the additional, required documents.

Please see the FAQ for using the online application system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

URL: http://www.fredonia.edu/english

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  • -Received an email today from the hiring committee chair letting me know that the deadline has been pushed back to the 5th of November.

SUNY Oswego (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of Digital Storytelling/New Media WritingEdit

The Department of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in digital storytelling and new media writing.

Date Posted: August 23, 2018

Review Date: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  

Benefit Information:  The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.  

Date of Appointment: August 2019

Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor, Digital Storytelling/New Media Writing will be primarily responsible for teaching three courses per semester in digital storytelling/new media writing in a robust Creative Writing program with 175 majors, 60 minors and 7 full-time faculty members.  These courses could include, contingent upon professional interest: Intro to New Media Writing, Digital Storytelling, Video Game Writing, Webisode Writing, Graphic Novel/Memoir Writing, etc. Additional responsibilities will likely include developing a journal or other archival presentation forum for student writing in the digital arts; working collaboratively in interdisciplinary ways both on campus and statewide; providing departmental and University service; advising majors; and continuing to produce a nationally competitive portfolio of sustained and distinctive creative activity. 

In addition, the Assistant Professor, Digital Storytelling/New Media Writing will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Requirements: Required Qualifications:

  • M.F.A./Ph.D. degree by August 2019
  • Significant publication or production history in digital storytelling/new media writing
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must be dedicated to helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed in a multicultural and global community.

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  • Excellent communication skills
  • A rich understanding of idea development and creative writing concepts 
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring students
  • A desire to collaborate with other faculty
  • An entrepreneurial attitude for helping grow the program in interdisciplinary ways

Additional Information: Brad Korbesmeyer, Search Committee Chair, (Phone) 315-312-2150 (E-mail) brad.korbesmeyer@oswego.edu

Shortlisted candidates will be asked for further materials

Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment. 

Application Instructions: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications and teaching experience/relevant creative projects , copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred or program in process, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.

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SUNY Plattsburgh (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Creative WritingEdit

The Department of English at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in creative writing, with specialization in either fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction or scriptwriting, with a strong second genre, to begin August 2019. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, research and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education, and should also demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues. SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated and succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world. Therefore, we value faculty who can bring expertise in those areas.

Responsibilities: Teaching core courses for writing majors, upper-division creative writing courses, literature courses, and first-year composition courses; continued publication by nationally recognized venues and publishers; commitment to university service; active involvement in developing the Writing Arts Major; mentoring student writers; working with North Star, our student literary journal; and sharing editorial responsibilities of Saranac Review, our department’s literary journal. Candidates may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications: M.F.A. and/or Ph.D. in creative writing; significant publication in creative writing, including at least one book published by a nationally recognized press; evidence of potential for continued publication; and record of successful college teaching in creative writing. Secondary teaching interests will be considered and should be included in the cover letter. Successful candidates will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff and administrators.

Preferred Qualifications: Interest and work in cultural studies with attention to diversity issues; the ability to contribute to instruction in the Professional Writing Certificate program and/or the Film Studies minor; experience with the incorporation of service or experiential learning; familiarity with multimedia publication.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by November 1 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please include a cover letter, resume/CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

Online App. Form: http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/9576

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University of the Bahamas - Assistant/Associate Professor, English (Creative Writing and Rhetoric & Composition)Edit

The Faculty of Liberal and Fine Arts is pleased to invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor, English (Creative Writing and Rhetoric & Composition). This full-time appointment will begin 1 August 2019.

English Studies invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Creative Writing and Rhetoric and Composition. We seek an energetic professor who desires to develop the programme in creative writing. Successful candidates will teach courses in multiple genres with emphases in poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction. We are particularly interested in candidates who also specialize in screenwriting. Candidates should have a solid portfolio and demonstrable research interests. The candidate must show strong commitment to undergraduate instruction; knowledge of current pedagogical trends; evidence of excellence in teaching; and evidence of research and publications. The candidate will also be responsible for teaching lower and upper level composition courses. Applicants must have a PhD or MFA.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach first-year writing and advanced writing courses; teach undergraduate literature courses; engage in research; assist in securing external grants and other funding opportunities; participate in curriculum review, revision and design; develop and participate in departmental projects; contribute to the development of teaching materials; and serve on departmental, school and university-wide committees. Qualifications. Candidates must have an earned PhD or MFA from an accredited institution; excellent undergraduate teaching experience; and an active research agenda.

SETTING: University of The Bahamas (UB) is a vital catalyst for national development. Chartered on 10th November 2016, UB had its genesis in The College of The Bahamas which was established in 1974. Since 1995, the institution's academic offerings have expanded through the introduction of baccalaureate degree programmes offered across a broad range of approximately 60 majors. Master's degree programmes have included an MBA and an MSc in Reading and Inclusive Education as well as graduate degree programmes offered in collaboration with various US universities. UB operates from the Oakes Field Campus and the Grosvenor Close Centre in New Providence; UB-North in Grand Bahama; and the Gerace Research Facility in San Salvador. Additional sites are planned for throughout the archipelago.

APPLICATION: Application materials should include: 1. A cover letter describing academic philosophy and vision, research and publications; 2. Copies of academic certificates; 3. Copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degree programmes completed; 4. A current and complete curriculum vitae; 5. Copy of relevant pages of a valid passport showing photo ID, passport number and expiration date; 6. Names and contact information of three persons who can provdie letters of reference; 7. Completed UB Application for Employment Form found at this link: http://www.ub.edu.bs/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/UB-Application-for-Employment-Faculty.pdf

To Apply: Apply electronically at facultyapply@ub.edu.bs Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Attach the following documents (in one e-file/document) with your electronic submission: cover letter; academic certificates; transcripts; curriculum vitae; copy of relevant pages of valid passport; names and contact information of three persons who can provide letters of reference; and a completed UB Application for Employment form. Additional materials will be required of shortlisted candidates. For additional information or informal inquiries, contact provostoffice@ub.edu.bs

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University of British Columbia (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - Indigenous Creative Writing (Open Genre)Edit

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The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019.

Requirements include: graduate degree (Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate degree and appropriate writing and publishing experience would be acceptable); demonstrated excellence in indigenous creative writing (any genre); evidence of or demonstrated potential for excellent teaching ability of university-level creative writing courses; one major publication or equivalent required.

The ideal candidate will have an international profile and experience teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level, including workshops as well as large lecture classes; experience in teaching online classes an asset. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate and graduate education; will be expected to teach a total of 12 credits per year, to participate fully in Creative Writing teaching team work and program administration, to supervise a number of graduate theses, and to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity, which includes a distinguished record of professional publication or production.

Applicants should email a letter of application, a brief statement of pedagogical perspectives on teaching creative writing, a current CV, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc.) directed to Prof. Alix Ohlin, Chair, Selection Committee, Creative Writing Program, University of British Columbia to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation (including letters from established writers indicating the suitability of the applicant for appointment in an academic setting) to be sent under separate cover to the above email address.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Creative Writing Program at UBC is known for its strong undergraduate and graduate degrees and has an international reputation for excellence.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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University of California, San Diego (CA) - Associate Teaching Professor (LSOE) for Creative WritingEdit

The Department of Literature (https://literature.ucsd.edu) invites applications for an experienced Associate Teaching Professor (officially termed Lecturer with Security of Employment) in Creative Writing with specialties in one or more of the following areas: Speculative Writing, Experimental Forms, Digital Writing, Translation, Gaming, Editing, Multimedia, Humor, Screenwriting, Essay, Film.

The successful candidate will serve as a core member of our Writing faculty and will be expected to teach primarily at the undergraduate level, with occasional teaching in the MFA program. Applicants should be able to teach all genres (fiction, poetry, nonfiction) of our large format introductory writing courses (the 8 a/b/c series). In addition to teaching, the candidate will contribute to leadership within the Writing section.

We welcome applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching to make contributions at all levels of a robust undergraduate program that emphasizes cross-genre and experimentation as the work of exploring a diverse intersectionality across artistic disciplines and cultural identities. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with students on individual and collaborative writing projects at multiple levels.

Required Qualifications: MFA or PhD in Creative Writing with college-level teaching experience in creative writing and successful record of publication required.

Additional Qualifications: Priority will be given to candidates with at least one book.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates will have ample experience in the arena of equity and diversity, such as leadership in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly and artistic environment and programs that foster inclusion and access for historically underrepresented groups.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications based on University of California pay scales. Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Review of applications will commence on October 31, 2018.

Applications must be submitted to the UCSD on-line system, Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01856.

UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity.

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University of Chicago (IL) - Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Prose) - 2 Positions - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of Chicago invites applications for two assistant professorships for the Program in Creative Writing in the Department of English Language & Literature. We seek writers of literary fiction and/or nonfiction whose work, through innovations in form and genre, engages questions of race and ethnicity, particularly in relation to African American, Hispanic/Latinx, or Native American contexts. Applicants should have a record of significant publication in prose genres, including at least one book from a respected publisher, and show evidence of talent and commitment as a teacher with the ability to shape the future of an ambitious creative writing program in a major research university.

A goal of the search is to increase faculty diversity in the departments of English and Creative Writing and we therefore encourage applicants who come from groups historically underrepresented in the academy such as black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native.

The start of the appointment will be July 1, 2019. An MFA or a PhD in Creative Writing is required. The degree must be completed prior to the time of application. Position is contingent upon final budgetary approval.

To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, and select requisition #03912.

Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a 20-30 page writing sample. The deadline for applications will be November 6, 2018.

Posting Link: https://tinyurl.com/y6vrtzee

Deadline: Nov. 6

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University of Hawai`i at Manoa (HI) - TT Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing)Edit

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach M.A.- Ph.D.-level courses in creative writing area(s) of specialization; teach introductory and upper division courses in literature, composition, and creative writing; student advising; publish in area(s) of specialization; participate in departmental and university service; other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in English or Creative Writing from a college or university of recognized standing (ABD will be considered, but all requirements for degree must be completed by August 2019); dissertation, thesis, and/or substantial publications in Creative Writing that engages with native Hawaiian, "Local" and/or other Hawai`i based subject matter; strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching and service; and demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially. Desirable Qualifications: experience in teaching multiple genres; knowledge of and background in native Hawaiian, "Local" and/or other literatures of Hawai`i. To see the full ad go to the following link: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/29460/5090409/1/postdate/desc

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University of Maine at Farmington (ME) - TT Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Screenwriting (and other genres)Edit

The Division of Humanities at the University of Maine at Farmington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Screenwriting, beginning Fall, 2019. The successful candidate will teach beginning and advanced Screenwriting, along with Digital Storytelling (as part of our program in Editing and Publishing), introductory multi-genre writing courses, occasional film courses, and one section of Senior Seminar (the creative writing capstone). Teaching load three-three, including one screenwriting course online every year to provide access to other campuses in the University of Maine System. In the cover letter, candidates should describe how they address under-represented voices in the classroom. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will advise undergraduates, participate in departmental service, mentor student writers, and join in sustaining our active, nationally-recognized BFA Program in Creative Writing. Our BFA program is affiliated with Alice James Books. Required: PhD or MFA, college teaching experience, evidence of excellence in teaching, and an active creative/research agenda.

Send letter of application, CV, teaching portfolio, and three letters of reference. Questions to Patricia O’Donnell, Chair, Search Committee, at podonnel@maine.edu. Application deadline: November 16, 2018.

Founded in 1864, UMF is an undergraduate public liberal arts college with an enrollment cap of 2000 students. It has consistently been rated one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. To learn more, please visit www.umf.maine.edu. All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee training, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment. An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/56159

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University of Tampa (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - Editing and Publishing (incl. Literary Editing and/or Digital Media)Edit

The Department of English & Writing within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English and Writing, specializing in editing and publishing, to begin in August 2019.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

The Department of English & Writing seeks a colleague whose work bridges the historical study of media technologies and current publishing practices. The annual teaching load for this position is six four-credit courses, three in editing and publishing, digital media, or related courses proposed by the candidate. English & Writing faculty also teach three courses annually in our Academic Writing Program, which serves our diverse and international student body through lower-level offerings in inquiry- and research-based writing. Desirable areas specialty for this position include print/material culture, histories of textual production, or convergence between print and digital technologies. Professional experience in literary editing or publication management is a significant advantage. The Department of English and Writing offers opportunities to contribute to the University of Tampa Press, the award-winning literary journal Tampa Review, and the Tampa Book Arts Studio.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English or a related field; college- or university-level teaching experience; and demonstrated scholarly/professional activity.

Required Attachments: Please be sure to attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application. Though the attachment box is labeled as “CV/Resume”, more than one attachment may be uploaded.

1. Cover letter detailing teaching experience and scholarly interests 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Writing sample 4. Copy of graduate transcripts

In addition, applicants will be requested to enter names and contact information for three (3) reference providers on the application who can address the candidate’s teaching experience, scholarship, and professional activity.

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University of Toronto Scarborough (CAN) - Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Creative Writing - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time teaching-stream appointment in Creative Writing. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence July 1, 2019.

Candidates must have PhD/MFA/MA in Creative Writing or a PhD in English by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter; demonstrated excellence in teaching literature and creative writing at the university level; and a demonstrated commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning as it pertains to creative writing. The successful candidate will have a strong record of publishing/production in at least one of the following areas: fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, television, comics/graphic novels. Evidence of excellence in teaching and of commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning will be demonstrated through a teaching dossier that includes a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice at the undergraduate program level; sample course syllabi and curricular materials; teaching evaluations; teaching-related accomplishments, awards, and accolades; and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of teaching expertise may also include experience leading successful creative writing workshops and seminars and/or community-based teaching or pedagogical leadership related to the field of creative writing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The position will be held in the English Department at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Located in the east end of Toronto, in the beautiful Highland Creek Valley and on the traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and the Mississaugas of the Credit, UTSC English is home to a thriving creative writing program and writing community. The successful applicant will bring their talents and vision to bear our already flourishing Minor in Creative Writing (https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/engdept/minor-creative-writing) and to a proposed Major that is currently in development. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to contribute to and expand on our multi-faceted Creative Writing programming, which includes an annual Writer-in-Residence initiative, the student-run journal Scarborough Fair, the student-run Creative Writing contest, and the Creative Writing group's meetings and field trips. Most importantly, the successful applicant will teach a dedicated, talented, and supportive group of emerging writers. Many of our alumni have continued their creative writing studies at the graduate level, won contests, and published in journals, chapbook, and trade book form. The Department also offers Specialist, Major, and Minor programs in English literature, as well as a Minor in Literature and Film Studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in service activities in the Department.

Noted for its excellence in research and teaching, UTSC has an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. It is one of the three campuses comprising the University of Toronto, which offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. Additional information about the Department of English can be found at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/engdept/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting the link below. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one writing sample of no more than twenty pages, and teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and course materials relevant to the position, and teaching evaluations). Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS Word documents in one or two files. Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed, and scanned), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching, addressed to the department Chair, Professor Katherine Larson, and sent directly by the referees by email to cw-engsearch@utsc.utoronto.ca by the closing date.

The deadline for applications is October 29, 2018. If you have any questions about this position, please e-mail cw-engsearch@utsc.utoronto.ca. Please note that preliminary interviews will take place by teleconference.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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University of Toronto Scarborough (CAN) - Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Creative Writing, Indigenous Literatures, and Oral TraditionsEdit

The Department of English at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time teaching-stream appointment in Creative Writing, with expertise also in Indigenous Literatures and Oral Traditions. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence July 1, 2019.

We are seeking candidates who have a strong record of what Lee Maracle recently called in Conversations with Canadians, “word art.” This might take the form of written or visual texts such as publication/production in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, television, comics/graphic novels. It might also manifest in an outstanding record of storytelling, oral practice, or related creative and communal contributions. We are seeking candidates with expertise in Indigenous literatures whose work reflects the significance of creative practice to Indigenous communities, cultures, and ways of knowing. This position recognizes the capaciousness, flexibility, and limitations of “creative writing” and “literature” as academic categories.

This position is part of the University of Toronto’s response to the calls to action in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report. Preference will be given to Indigenous Peoples of North America or Peoples of Turtle Island, including those who identify as First Nations (status, non-status, treaty or non-treaty), Metis, Inuit, Alaskan Native, Native American, and Native Hawaiian Peoples.

Candidates must either

Have a traditional academic background, with a PhD or MFA/MA in Creative Writing or a PhD in Literature, Indigenous Studies, or a related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter.

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Have a significant and distinguished professional and artistic record as demonstrated by creative impact within communities on and/or beyond Turtle Island; artistic mentorship or leadership; recognition as a knowledge-keeper; published works; major awards or accolades, invited presentations/performances/tours/workshops; artistic residencies; or similar experiences.

In all cases, candidates must be able to show evidence of a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching literature and creative writing at the undergraduate level, and to pedagogical practices. This can be demonstrated through a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent teaching practice at the university level; excellent course evaluations; and/or demonstrated superior performance in other teaching-related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor; experience in leading successful workshops and seminars; and/or community-based teaching or pedagogical leadership, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Candidates must also have a strong record of ethical engagement and collaboration with Indigenous communities and organizations and strong endorsements by referees of high standing, including a letter of support commenting on Indigenous community engagement. Candidates must be able to show experience and engagement with at least one Indigenous community on Turtle Island, including relationship building, longstanding relationships, and possible work with community leaders and Elders. Finally, candidates must be able to show long-term experience and engagement with Indigenous organizations on Turtle Island, and evidence of understanding the importance of consensus-building relationships. UTSC and the Department of English recognize their crucial role in consensus-building relationships as well. (Please note that Canada’s TRC response focuses on the part of Turtle Island currently known as Canada.)

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For a full job description, including further details about application criteria and the submission process, please visit the University of Toronto's job application link: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1803804&tz=GMT-04%3A00

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University of Utah (UT) - TT Assistant, Associate or Professor - Creative Writing (Prose)Edit

Department: 00089 - English

City: Salt Lake City, UT

Track: Tenure Track

New Position to Begin: 7/1/2019

The English Department at the University of Utah invites applications for a position in Creative Writing (Prose) at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor to begin Fall 2019. We welcome applications from writers with a capacious conception of prose: fiction, non-fiction, digital literature, hybrid forms, and/or book arts, as well as expertise in narrative theory and history. Candidates should have a substantial record of publication, including at least two books, as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and a commitment to developing relationships between the University and the larger community.

Please submit an application letter, CV, writing sample, and 3 letters of recommendation by 15 October.

Online App. Form: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/81257

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University of Victoria (CAN) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor - Creative WritingEdit

The Department of Writing, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of creative writing. The appointment, effective July 1, 2019, will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Limited Hire: In accordance with the University’s Equity Plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, the selection will be limited to Indigenous peoples. Candidates from this designated group should self-identify in their cover letter in a transparent manner.

Who We Are: The University of Victoria is a leading research university on the territories of the Lekwungen and SENĆOŦEN-speaking peoples. Established in 1973, the Department of Writing is one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious programs in creative writing, situated in an internationally recognized Faculty of Fine Arts, with a long history of publishing success amongst our Indigenous alumni.

Our department offers a BA, BFA, and MFA with specialization in the genres of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting and screenwriting, as well as a Minor in Creative Writing and a Professional Writing Minor in Journalism & Publishing, and supports Minors in both Film Studies and Digital & Interactive Media in the Arts.

Our faculty and alumni publish, perform, produce and show their award-winning creative work in national and international publications and festivals. Our graduate program supports MFA students as they complete a major creative project, under the guidance of faculty mentors, while they also learn how to teach creative writing.

The University of Victoria supports Indigenous faculty, staff and students through the Indigenous Plan, the Office of Indigenous Academic and Community Engagement, and First Peoples House. As part of the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Department of Writing maintains a relationship with the En’owkin Centre in Penticton, B.C., and we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and learning environment for faculty, staff and students at the University of Victoria.

Requirements

The Department is interested in candidates who have: a master’s degree or equivalent professional experience; evidence of the potential for effective teaching; a record of creative publications, performances and/or productions in any of the following genres: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, playwriting, or screenwriting.

In addition, the following qualifications would be considered assets: a track record of receiving grants and awards; experience with community engagement and public outreach, especially active relations with Indigenous peoples and communities; a knowledge of Indigenous literatures and/or pedagogies; a capacity to teach in more than one genre.

At the Associate Professor level, the candidate will also have: a demonstrated excellence in teaching, with at least two years of experience at the post-secondary level administrative experience; a publication/production record that has made a substantial contribution to the field(s) of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, playwriting, and/or screenwriting.

As a member of a small department, the candidate will share in administrative duties at the departmental, faculty and university levels. Teaching duties include undergraduate workshops and lecture courses, graduate seminars, the supervision of graduate students and the mentorship of sessional instructors. The successful candidate will continue to publish, perform and/or produce creative work in the field of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, playwriting, and/or screenwriting.

As a new colleague, the candidate will be mentored by a senior faculty member, contribute to the collaborative and mutually respectful learning, administrative and creative environment of the department, and support students of diverse genders and backgrounds

Applications must include: a cover letter addressing the hiring criteria (up to three pages), including how Indigenous theory informs candidates’ writing, Indigenous pedagogy informs their teaching, and/or Indigenous relationality informs their administrative experience; a curriculum vitae, including literary publications and creative productions; a teaching dossier, including a teaching statement or philosophy (up to one page), student or peer evaluations of teaching (where available), sample syllabi and/or other teaching resources (up to 10 pages or equivalent); a portfolio of published or forthcoming creative writing (up to 20 pages) and/or films; names and contact information for three professional referees, which can include an Indigenous community leader, Indigenous government representative or Indigenous organization representative.

Please direct any questions about the position or the department and send applications (electronic only, in PDF or Word format) to:

David Leach Chair, Department of Writing

writingchair@uvic.ca

(250) 721-7627

Application deadline: Midnight PST on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

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University of Washington Bothell (WA) - TT Assistant Professor – Creative Writing and PoeticsEdit

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) and the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seek a dynamic writer and educator working in experimental or innovative prose, including speculative fiction, fabulist fiction, cross-genre memoir, lyric essay, or other hybrid forms, and in poetics that inquire into the social, cultural, and/or technological aspects of writing.  Individuals whose work speaks to social, environmental, and/or racial justice, and/or indigenous issues are particularly encouraged to apply.  Duties of the position include: teaching undergraduate courses in creative writing and other fields of candidate expertise; offering an annual graduate course in the MFA; mentoring graduate thesis projects; and contributing to the creative culture of the MFA program through initiatives like the annual Fall Convergence on Poetics, Spring Festival, and work-in-progress thesis Salons. Candidates should expect to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.

IAS houses eighteen undergraduate and graduate programs, is located in the Seattle metropolitan area, and provides faculty members with access to the research and funding resources of the entire UW system.  Part of an institution with one of the most diverse student populations in Washington State, IAS stresses connections among fields and methods of inquiry.  Our school-wide Mission, Values, and Goals commit us to engaged scholarship, experiential learning and transformative pedagogy relevant to the diverse student populations and communities we serve.  We recognize, reflect on, and challenge unequal relations of power and privilege in our curriculum, scholarship and community partnerships. As part of a public university, we seek to build an inclusive and just community of students, faculty, and staff.

The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and almost half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands a river just north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.

Diversity is a core value of UW Bothell.  We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our campus Diversity Statement http://www.uwb.edu/diversity.

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • MFA or Ph.D. or other terminal degree (or foreign equivalent) required by time of appointment.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy
  • Demonstrated ability to teach upper-division core courses that introduce students to interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based undergraduate curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to address questions of diversity, equity and inclusion in courses and scholarship
  • Expertise in working with diverse student populations.

Instructions: For more information about IAS, go tohttp://www.uwb.edu/IAS/. Questions about this search may be directed to the search committee chair, Ted Hiebert (thiebert@uw.edu).  Preferred deadline: 7 January 2019.  Applicants should provide a letter addressing their artistic, scholarly, and pedagogical qualifications and interest in working in IAS and the MFA; CV; a statement of creative writing and poetics commitments; writing sample (maximum 30 pages); statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement about their demonstrated commitment to diversity (as defined here) in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. Three confidential letters of recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance in the search process.   

LINK to Apply: http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/position-details/?job_id=35474&fbclid=IwAR1Tsba31wUsKGBrg5fWRvTSqy7-xq6aq2Ii4vIYrreTXVAVpLseIfGuVek

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay (WI) - TT Assistant Professor - English (Creative Writing)Edit

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks a tenure-track faculty member in Creative Writing, specializing in one or more of the following: electronic literature, digital or interactive storytelling, screenwriting, scriptwriting, and/or writing for narrative media (podcasting, animation, comics, videogames, film, and/or television). The preferred candidate will have demonstrated expertise in producing creative or critical digital and public humanities projects and teaching in a higher education environment. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in one or more of these secondary areas: poetry writing, American literature, editing and publishing, and/or community-based learning.

This position includes the following responsibilities: Develop and teach upper-level, undergraduate writing workshops in scriptwriting, screenwriting, narrative media, and/or digital storytelling. Teach upper- and lower-level undergraduate writing courses in poetry and/or prose. Teach upper- and lower-level literature courses, as well as courses in the Humanities, including digital and public Humanities. Advise students and a student organization. Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank. Perform institutional and community service. Produce a nationally competitive portfolio of sustained and distinctive creative activity. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in English, or related field, from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in English, or a related field, from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.

  • Candidates with an MFA in creative writing from an accredited institution will also be considered. MFA degree must be completed by the start date of the appointment.

Specialization in one or more of the following: electronic literature, digital or interactive storytelling, screenwriting, scriptwriting, and/or writing for narrative media (podcasting, animation, comics, videogames, film, and/or television).

CAMPUS INFORMATION: The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students, with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation, and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest's most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course, and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections, and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay's main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region, and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering, and technology; business; health, education, and social welfare; and arts, humanities, and social sciences.

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community website. For Campus Safety information, see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report . This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 if you would like a paper copy.

SPECIAL NOTES: Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment. Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time. Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure. Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community that welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Please submit application materials by Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: SALARY INFORMATION: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFIT DETAILS: The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

TO APPLY: Select the job title for which you are applying. Click the "Apply" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password” and select "Sign In." If you have not yet registered, click on "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents: Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions; Curriculum Vitae; Names and contact information for three references; Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved; Statement of teaching philosophy.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email: Brenda Beck, Phone: (920) 465-2995 Email: englishsearch@uwgb.edu

Online App. Form: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psp/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=33&JobOpeningId=14983&PostingSeq=1

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Wake Forest University (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Open GenreEdit

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’S Department of English seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track position in Creative Writing (genre open) at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2019. We seek candidates who hold a terminal degree in creative writing or literature (MFA or PhD) and whose literary practice, through traditional and/or experimental forms, engages African American, Latinx, and/or Native American contexts. Exceptional applicants at any rank may be considered.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

We are especially interested in candidates who work in more than one genre or hybrid forms. Applicants should have a book or record of significant publication, expertise in teaching creative writing workshops at introductory and advanced levels, ability to shape a thriving, ambitious creative writing program, and commitment to co-directing a distinguished reading series. Salary is competitive. The teaching load is 2/2. Initial interviews will be conducted by video conference, with campus visits to follow.

The Creative Writing program at Wake Forest is dynamic and growing. We currently offer a minor, whose student numbers increase significantly every year. We house the prestigious publisher of innovative fiction, Fiction Collective Two (FC2), directed by Joanna Ruocco. Our reading series regularly features highly distinguished writers such as George Saunders, Renee Gladman, M. NourbeSe Philip, Tracie Morris, Jerome Rothenberg, Chris Abani, Alejandro Zambra, Carmen Giménez Smith, Anne Waldman, and Ben Lerner. Our minors have been accepted to top MFA programs such as Iowa and Notre Dame, and some have gone on to top PhD programs in creative writing. In addition to instructing undergraduates, we also work with master’s students seeking a creative writing concentration.

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate, and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html. For information about the Department of English, go to college.wfu.edu/english.

Applicants should apply online at http://www.wfu.careers by submitting a cover letter addressed to Dr. Jessica Richard, Chair, Department of English; your vita; statement of teaching philosophy; and a writing sample (maximum of 30 pages). Three confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to english@wfu.edu. Applications and other materials must be submitted no later than October 25 at 5:00 pm.

Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu. Questions about the position may be addressed to english@wfu.edu.

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Western Michigan University (MI) - TT Asst./Assoc. Professor - Creative Writing (Poetry and Fiction)Edit

- Teaching undergraduate and graduate workshops in fiction and poetry and topics courses in contemporary literature, including courses with an emphasis on African American, African, Latinx, Latin American or Indigenous People studies.

- Guiding undergraduate students in job preparation and graduate school applications.

- Mentoring graduate students in both genres at the M.F.A. and Ph.D. levels, including directing theses and dissertations, advising on graduate exams, and providing guidance for career and job preparation.

- Maintaining a record of successful publication.

- Helping to support the department, the college, and the university through committee work or other service.  

Minimum Qualifications:

- M.F.A. degree from an accredited university.

- A strong record of publication in both poetry and fiction.

- Proven record of excellence in undergraduate teaching.

- Demonstrated expertise in African American , African, Latinx, Latin American or Indigenous People studies.  

Desired Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from an accredited university.

- Published at least one book of poetry and one book of fiction.

- Proven record of or evident promise for excellence in graduate teaching.

- Demonstrated multicultural and/or global competence.  

Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
Curriculum Vitae
List of References  

Review of applications will begin Nov. 30 and will continue until position is filled. Applicants must visit http://www.wmich.edu/hr/jobs to apply and should include a letter of application and a vita. The letter of application should include discussion of the applicant's teaching philosophy. Applicants who pass the initial screening will be asked to submit further materials, including sample course syllabi, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, digital copies of writing samples in both genres, and, if available, teaching evaluations. Address all correspondence and inquiries to Nicolas S. Witschi, Chair, Department of English, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331, nicolas.witschi@wmich.edu. For information on the department, please visit: http://www.wmich.edu/english.  

Direct link to job posting: https://www.wmujobs.org/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=195558

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Westminster College (MO) - TT Asst. Professor - Creative WritingEdit

The English Department at Westminster College in Fulton, MO invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will have a specialization in Creative Writing and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at a small liberal arts college. The teaching load (4/4) will include: Composition, Introduction to Creative Writing (multi-genre course to include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama), upper-level creative writing courses, and American literature.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD required. Ability to teach journalism and/or help students to produce a literary magazine a plus. A record of publication is expected.

Application Documents: Letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

You can apply for this position online at https://westminster-college.apscareerportal.com/jobs/837248/apps/new

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  • Anybody know how you're supposed to include confidential letters of recommendation in your single PDF application document, when the letters' confidentialy dictates that you don't have access to them?  I've seen this a couple of times elsewhere and I wonder how and why . . . ? 
  • If you're using Interfolio, you can do it. Kind of. So if the school is asking for all materials to be sent to a single email address, you can upload what you have, click that you want to recommendation letters included, and then when you send it Interfolio combines everything into a single PDF.
  • But if the school isn't asking for everything to be sent to an email, my strategy so far is that I'll upload a list of my references and the Interfolio letter-access emails, submit the application, and then contact the contact person to say "hey, I couldn't upload my letters since they're confidential, but I can send them via Interfolio." I guess that's kind of a "better to ask forgiveness than permission" strategy, but.
  • If you read the ad on the college's application website, instructions on how to handle uploading application materials and submitting confidential letters of recommendation are totally covered! (It would be nice if that information was also printed on the jobs board listing and then copy & pasted on here, but alas...)
  • They seem to have recently added that info, I imagine after fielding queries.  Thanks for pointing it out.    

York University (CAN) - TT Assistant Professor of Indigenous Literature/Creative Writing - LORs REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Indigenous Literature / Creative Writing at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019.

A PhD, or a PhD near completion, by June 30, 2019 in English, Indigenous Studies, Creative Writing, or a related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research, and to have produced publications appropriate to their stage of career.

We are seeking a colleague who can contribute to teaching and research in Indigenous Literatures and Creative Writing with a strong focus on Indigenous literary practices and literary studies (in North America and/or elsewhere) and on Indigenous pedagogies and ways of knowing, as well as with an interest in collaborative engagement with Indigenous communities.

The successful candidate will have:

a demonstrated record of creative work
a demonstrated capacity for scholarship using Indigenous methodologies in the study and the teaching of Indigenous Literatures (in North America and/or elsewhere);
evidence of excellent teaching or potential with a commitment to diverse and creative pedagogical approaches;
a demonstrated capacity to draw on experiential knowledge in research and teaching;
a capacity to supervise and mentor students;
a commitment to program development and curricular innovation, as well as to advocacy;
and, an interest in ethical engagement and collaboration with Indigenous communities, organizations, and institutions.

York University supports Indigenous research and education through its Indigenous Framework for York University, the Centre for Aboriginal Student Services, the York Aboriginal Council, and Skennen'kó:wa Gamig, or the House of Great Peace, a space for Indigenous faculty, staff, and students. In addition, the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation offers two funding opportunities: the York Indigenous Incentive Grant and the York Indigenous Events Funding.

The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision as well as undergraduate teaching in creative writing. Pedagogical innovation in such priority areas as experiential education and technology-enhanced learning is preferred.

York University acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Huron-Wendat, and the Métis. It is now home to many Indigenous Peoples. We acknowledge the current treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. This territory is subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region. York is committed to fostering understanding of, respect for and connections with Indigenous communities; and the University is working to support the recruitment and success of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students, the integration of Indigenous cultures, approaches and perspectives into curricular offerings and research, collaboration with indigenous communities, and recruitment and retention of Indigenous faculty and staff.

This selection will be limited to Aboriginal (Indigenous) peoples. York University values diversity and encourages candidates from Aboriginal (Indigenous) communities to self-identify as a member of one or more of the four designated groups: Aboriginal (Indigenous) Peoples, women, visible minorities (members of racialized groups) and persons with disabilities. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ . Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and Affirmative Action can be found.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 30 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and contact information for three referees to be sent to: Professor Lily Cho, Chair, Dept of English, 208 Stong College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: englchr@yorku.ca – Subject line: Indigenous Literature/ Creative Writing application.

Referees will be contacted for letters for candidates who have been selected for the long list.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 12, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

MLA JIL 10/12/18

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VISITING POSITIONS / LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENTS / FELLOWSHIPSEdit

Amherst College (MA) - Visiting Writer - Fiction (3 yr. appt.) - PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Amherst College Department of English invites applications from fiction writers for the position of visiting writer, to begin July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in working in a department in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, ability, sexual orientation, and religion.

This position entails a three-quarters load per year (two writing courses of one's own design and one literature course of one's own design), in addition to advising senior theses. The appointment is for three years. Candidates must have published at least one book. Previous experience teaching creative writing is desirable.

Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, a CV, one writing sample not to exceed twenty pages, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Please send materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/51926.

Amherst is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff to ensure that full participation and inclusion are an integral part of the culture of the institution.

Chronicle

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Bates College (ME) - Emerging Poet (3 yr. appt.) - ZOOM INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Bates College seeks an emerging poet for a three‐year lectureship. Required qualifications include an MFA, one book of poetry with a nationally‐recognized press, secondary publications in creative non-fiction, and at least two years of undergraduate‐level teaching experience by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will teach four courses per year, including poetry workshops and literature courses in that genre. The candidate will further contribute to the intellectual life of the College through the co‐direction of the Creative Concentration and the College's reading series, Literary Arts Live, as well as senior thesis advising and other advisory duties. The English Department and Bates College are committed to enhancing an inclusive and diverse campus community and curriculum.

Applications from writers able to strengthen the College's commitment to under‐represented perspectives are especially welcome.

Competitive salary, plus benefits. Housing assistance may be available. Review of applications begins November 1st, and will continue until this position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three letters of reference, and a ten‐page writing sample to Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/54179

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. For more information about the college and department, please visit the Bates website: http://www.bates.edu/english/

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Brooklyn College, CUNY (NY) - Distinguished Lecturer - Endowed Madelon Leventhal Rand Chair of Literature (English)Edit

Brooklyn College of The City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for the Endowed Madelon Leventhal Rand ’64 Chair of Literature through the CUNY Contract title of Distinguished Lecturer in the English Department. This position will begin in August 2019.

Distinguished Lecturers are experienced practitioners or teachers who hold a full-time, non-tenure track position with a maximum appointment period of seven years, subject to annual reappointment.

The successful candidate will have teaching responsibilities in both the English Department’s Masters of Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Poetry programs, especially in critical theory, literary history as well as courses in craft.

For more information about the English department, please go to: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academics/schools/socialsciences/undergraduate/english.php

Bachelor's degree and a demonstrated record of achievements in teaching and creative work/scholarship. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. A terminal, or Ph.D, degree is preferred. Commensurate with experience and credentials.

To apply, visit https://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/. Applicants should submit an application letter, current curriculum vitae, recent samples of published work, and contact information for three references. Please note there are two steps to the application process.

Deadline: November 18, 2018.

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Brown University (RI) - Senior Lecturer and Director of Nonfiction Writing Program -VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Brown University seeks to appoint a Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the rank of Senior Lecturer. The new Director will serve a three-year renewable term effective July 1, 2019. The Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program teaches four nonfiction writing courses per year at all levels and is eligible for a one-course release every other year. The Director is responsible for developing the curriculum; supervising the scheduling and staffing of all courses; building on and further enhancing the mission of the program; and promoting the program and its faculty members through partnerships across the University on various writing initiatives. The Nonfiction Writing Program constitutes a significant track within the English Department undergraduate concentration. By combining academic writing, creative nonfiction, and journalism within one innovative program, it seeks to train readers, writers, and critics across the range of nonfiction genres. The program offers introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in academic writing, journalism, and other creative nonfiction forms (memoir, personal essay, historical narrative, travel writing, science and environmental writing, cultural criticism, and digital nonfiction). Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in English or related field. Candidates with both a Ph.D. and an M.F.A. may be especially desirable. Candidates should also have significant experience in teaching academic writing, creative nonfiction, and/or journalism; a record of publication and professional activities, including the practice and pedagogy of writing; administrative experience at the college or university level; and a demonstrable engagement with current trends in writing pedagogy and writing program administration. Completed applications consist of letter of application, c.v., statement of teaching philosophy and administrative experience, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must apply online to: https://apply.interfolio.com/51715. (For assistance with Interfolio, please contact the Customer Support Team at (877)-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com.) Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. As an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

MLA JIL 10/5/18

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Colby College (ME) - Faculty Fellow in FictionEdit

Applications are invited for a two-year position as a Faculty Fellow for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching fiction, and significant published creative work, which should include one book-length work of fiction (either novel or a collection of short stories) or a record of significant short story publications. The four-course teaching load each year will be two courses in the fall and two in the spring; they will include at least three Creative Writing workshop courses, and possibly one W1 writing-intensive course for first-year students. Applicants must have an M.F.A; applicants with an M.F.A./PhD. are welcome. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching and service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

To apply, please submit applications through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/56187 . Include cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, description of creative interests, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Review of materials will begin on Nov. 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

For further information, contact Professor Michael D. Burke, Director of the Creative Writing Program and Chair of the search committee. mdburke@colby.edu

Statement: Questions regarding this opening can be addressed via email to HR@colby.edu.

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Colgate University (NY) - Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing (Fiction / Poetry)Edit

Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. Writers of fiction and poetry who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing, and who need a year to complete their first book, are encouraged to apply. The selected writers will spend the academic year (late August 2019 to early May 2020) at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. The fellows will teach one creative writing course each semester and will give a public reading from the work in progress. The fellowship carries a stipend of $40,500 plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are provided. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities.

Complete applications consist of a cover letter; resume; three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address the candidate's abilities as a teacher; and a maximum of 30 double-spaced manuscript pages of prose or 20 single-sided pages of poetry. The writing sample may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger. All applications should speak directly to the candidate's ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York State. Colgate faculty is committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the English department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/english. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Davidson College (NC) - McGee Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction, Spring 2020)Edit

Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina invites distinguished fiction writers to apply for a one semester, non-renewable professorship, the McGee Professor of Writing, for appointment in the Spring 2020 semester.

Responsibilities: teach two courses (an introductory fiction workshop and an advanced fiction workshop or seminar), serve on two English honors committees, and work closely with students and faculty. Qualifications: extensive high-quality publications, significant awards and/or fellowships; national reputation within the field; demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Previous McGee professors have included Dorothy Allison, Kazim Ali, Thomas Mallon, Sue Miller, D.A. Powell, Victoria Redel, and Ali Selim.

Furnished housing and salary of $55,000 provided. Apply online at http://employment.davidson.edu and attach a letter of application, a c.v., a list of three references, and a one page Statement on Diversity and Inclusivity in Teaching that addresses how the applicant’s creative writing pedagogy is consonant with Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. Also mail at least one book to Professor Alan Michael Parker, Department of English, PO Box 1719, Davidson, NC 28035-7010. All application materials should be submitted by October 15, 2018.

Davidson College is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located twenty miles from Charlotte, N.C. The College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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Duke University (NC) - Lecturer or Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing (Fiction and/or Creative Non-Fiction)Edit

The Duke University English Department welcomes applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing. We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate teaching of fiction and/or creative non-fiction writing. Candidates should be committed to engage fully with the literary and intellectual life of the university and the Durham area. We welcome applications from writers working in any national, transnational, or diasporic Anglophone tradition. This is a non-tenure track, fixed term renewable position which begins July 1, 2019.

To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of up to five of your publications ranked in order of importance. Please also submit a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and 3 letters of recommendation. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply .

The committee will begin its deliberations on January 2nd 2019. Applications received by that date will be guaranteed full consideration.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Emory University (GA) - Creative Writing Fellow in Fiction (2 yr. appt.)Edit

Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship. Two-year fellowship in fiction in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning fall 2019. Load 2-1, all workshops; $40,000 salary, and health benefits. Fellow will give a public reading. Fellow may be asked to direct honors thesis projects.

Emory University is committed to student and faculty diversity, equality, and inclusion. Emory University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Required: MFA or PhD with Creative Writing teaching experience; record of publication, with a first book underway. Desireable: interest in secondary genre, creative nonfiction and/or screenwriting.

Application Instructions: Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, two letters of recommendation, and a 25-page writing sample to https://apply.interfolio.com/53640 by the November 1, 2018 deadline. This deadline is firm and late applications will not be considered. In your cover letter or in a separate statement, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

Emory Creative Writing

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Emory University (GA) - Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry (2 yr. appt.)Edit

Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship. Two-year fellowship in poetry in lively undergraduate English/Creative Writing Program, beginning fall 2019. Load 2-1, all workshops; $40,000 salary, and health benefits. Fellow will give a public reading and have access to the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, a 75,000-volume rare and modern poetry library housed at Emory. Fellow may be asked to direct honors thesis projects.

Emory University is committed to student and faculty diversity, equality, and inclusion. Emory University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Required: MFA or PhD, with Creative Writing teaching experience. Desireable: record of publication, and secondary interests, such as creative nonfiction and working in archives.

Application Instructions: Submit electronic dossier, including cover letter discussing teaching experience and philosophy, CV, two letters of recommendation, and a 15-page writing sample to https://apply.interfolio.com/53642 by the November 1, 2018 deadline. This deadline is firm and late applications will not be considered. In your cover letter or in a separate statement, please reflect upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

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Gettysburg College (PA) - Emerging Writer Lecturer Academic Year 2019-2020Edit

Position Summary: One-year full-time teaching appointment, beginning August 2019, for a creative writer who plans a career that involves college-level teaching, to teach three courses per semester, including Introduction to Creative Writing and advanced courses in the writer's genre, as well as to assist with departmental writing activities. Candidates are expected to be available to students for regularly scheduled office hours and for campus literary events. Mentorship for teaching and assistance in professional development provided. This position is nonrenewable.

Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. with creative dissertation required. Teaching experience and literary magazine publications are essential. Successful candidates in recent years have had a new or forthcoming book. Competitive salary.

Application Details: Please visit our website to submit your application: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2753 including a cover letter addressed to Professor Kathryn Rhett, Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, 15-page sample of creative work, and statement of teaching philosophy, and email addresses (or Interfolio address) for three professional references. Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one letter should be able to speak to the candidate's teaching effectiveness.

For full consideration, applications should be received by February 8, 2019. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Rhett at krhett@gettysburg.edu.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy.

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Gilman School (MD) - Reginald S. Tickner Writing Fellowship - 2019-2021Edit

Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Playwright Gilman School, an independent boys’ school, announces its search to award the 24th Tickner Writing Fellowship to an emerging poet, playwright, or writer of fiction or creative nonfiction. The Tickner Fellowship is a two year position. Responsibilities include teaching one senior elective in creative writing each semester, organizing a series of readings, advising the literary magazine, and working with the Lower and Middle Schools on select writing projects. The Tickner Fellow teaches every other day, affording time for independent writing projects. The salary is $35,000 per year, plus full benefits package.

Applications must be postmarked by December 7th, 2018 in order to receive consideration. We are happy to accept application materials, including letters of recommendation, from a dossier service or under separate cover. To apply, send a hard copy of your CV, a cover letter, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of up to 30 pages of published prose, 10 pages of published poetry, or an original play to: Ms. Elizabeth Knapp, English Department, Gilman School, 5407 Roland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21210

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Indiana University (IN) - Visiting Asst. Professor - Fiction WritingEdit

Indiana University seeks a One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Fiction Writing to teach graduate and undergraduate workshops as well as craft courses. Appointment to begin Fall 2019. A published book, an MFA or a Ph.D. in Creative Writing, and teaching experience required. Ours is a highly ranked program with a national reputation for diversity among its faculty and students. We are particularly interested in candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution, and whose teaching interests include African-American, African, Caribbean, Latinx, Asian-American, Asian, and/or Native American literature. 2/2 teaching load, participation in program events, plus thesis advising.

Candidates must apply online by submitting the following: 1) letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) 20-page published fiction writing sample; and 4) descriptions of two craft courses, one graduate and one undergraduate, you'd be interested in teaching. Applications received by December 14, 2018 will be given full consideration, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please submit application here: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6892.

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Middlebury College (VT) - Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing - Fiction)Edit

The Department of English and American Literatures at Middlebury College invites applications for a three-year position in Creative Writing (Fiction) beginning in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will join a thriving undergraduate Creative Writing program at a liberal arts college that has long been committed to promoting creative writing, hosting the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and The New England Review. Responsibilities will include teaching fiction and other writing workshops as well as literature courses, along with advising senior thesis students and other forms of college service. The faculty member appointed will teach a 2/3rds course load (benefits eligible) of three courses per year, with the option of one course taught during Winter Term. The contract may be renewable upon administrative approval.

Applicants must hold an MFA or PhD in Creative Writing or closely related field by the date of appointment, and must have one book of fiction published or under contract. We are particularly interested in applicants with a secondary interest in one (or more) of the following fields: post-colonial and global literature in English, ethnic and minority literatures, environmental studies, disability studies. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Our department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field. Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. We strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a 20-30 page sample of creative writing; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. More information is available at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/enam. Review of applications will begin December 3rd; no MLA interviews will be conducted.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/55441

MLA JIL 9/28/18

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  • NOTE: A very similar position, but with a slightly different deadline (Dec. 10) and different application link (https://apply.interfolio.com/56450 ) was posted at the Chronicle on Oct. 15. Is this in fact a different position - or a revised version of the original position?

Montclair State University (NJ) - Visiting Open Rank Position in Fiction (Children's / YA Lit.)Edit

Young adult/children's book author of national reputation to teach two fiction workshops per semester for a two-year appointment. Open Rank. This is a visiting, half-time, non-renewable appointment.

QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. or Ph.D. to be completed before fall 2019. Must have published at least one YA book of fiction and achieved prominence in the field. Secondary specialty in any field of literature preferred. Workshop teaching experience at the university level required. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach well in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2019

HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to (include vacancy # if above) Creative Writing Search Committee, Department of English msuenglish@montclair.edu

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Montclair State University (NJ) - Visiting Open Rank Position in Nonfiction--ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Creative nonfiction writer of national reputation to teach two workshops per semester for a two-year appointment. Secondary field in cultural studies preferred. Open Rank. This is a visiting, half-time, non-renewable appointment.

QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. or Ph.D. to be completed before fall 2019. Must have published at least one book of creative nonfiction and achieved prominence in the field. Workshop teaching experience at the university level required. Secondary field in cultural studies preferred. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach well in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment. Women and minority candidates encouraged to apply.

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2019

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New College of Florida (FL) - Visiting Asst. Professor - Creative Writing (Open Genre)Edit

The Division of Humanities at New College of Florida invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing beginning in August 2019. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for following years.

Candidates must possess either an MFA or a Ph.D. in creative writing, and a substantive record of publication. While the area of specialization is open, candidates must be able to teach in more than one genre or area. New College values collaborative and interdisciplinary work; candidates should be enthusiastic about working in a liberal arts environment and eager to build connections with colleagues and students in multiple disciplines.

The candidate would be responsible for helping to develop and grow a new program in creative writing, including playing a role in selecting and supervising a writer in residence. The position offers unusually broad opportunities to design new courses and develop new curriculum.

New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply.

The teaching load is three courses or sections in the fall semester, a course or activity in the January interterm period, and two courses in the spring semester. Candidates might also be responsible for tutorials and for providing help supervising senior theses.

About New College: Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship. http://www.ncf.edu.

Application: Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.ncf.edu/employment, and should provide a cover letter that specifically addresses how the candidate's work engages with issues important to the broader liberal arts curriculum, a curriculum vitae, and an unofficial graduate transcript. In addition, please provide two or three brief course proposals, and the names and contact information for three references.

Deadline: We will begin reviewing files January 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding applications are open to the public upon request. Applicants who need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the selection process must notify the chair of the search committee 48 hours in advance of a meeting. New College is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.

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New York University Shanghai (NY) - Emerging Writing FellowEdit

The Writing Program at NYU Shanghai is pleased to invite applications for the Emerging Writer Teaching Fellowship in Creative Writing. In addition to core first- and second-year writing courses, the Writing Program offers a creative writing minor, and a robust culture of readings and student engagement in the literary arts. The Emerging Writer Fellow will teach a 2:1; all classes will be creative writing workshops. The writer is expected to undertake research and writing for a current project-in-development. The writer must be in residence in Shanghai for the duration of each semester and should participate actively in the literary life of the university, including one or more public readings. Writers with expertise in any genre or combination of genres may apply.

We provide a competitive salary, benefits, and a housing stipend. The fellowship lasts nine months, beginning September 1, 2019; contracts are non-renewable.

Essential Qualifications: An MFA or PhD in creative writing; At least one book published or under contract with a reputable press, or a produced play or film; A proven record of excellence in teaching university-level creative writing; due to Chinese visa regulations, the candidate must have 24 months of full-time teaching which come after receipt of the degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates whose writing projects require research in the Asia-Pacific region In addition to the above qualifications, we see individuals who are flexible, outgoing, and enthusiastic about participating in a growing university writing community, open to new environments, and respectful of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.

Application Instructions: Applications are due on December 15th, 2018.

Required application materials: A cover letter, which explains your current writing project(s) and your interest in the fellowship and in Shanghai; A statement of your teaching philosophy; A current CV; A writing sample (10-20 pages); and A recommendation letter that speaks to your teaching. Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/about/work/fellowships for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.

Online App. Form: https://apply.interfolio.com/56908

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Phillips Academy (MA) - Writer in Residence (2 yr. appt. - renewable)Edit

Writer-in-residence ROGER F. MURRAY CHAIR IN CREATIVE WRITING

  • I hold this position at the moment and I think the ad suggests that the writer-in-rez is more involved with residential programs than is actually the case. This is a great position; the English Dept. is super-supportive and committed to making sure I've had time to write my second book. The teaching involves two senior electives, one poetry, one fiction. The students are very engaged and enthusiastic- and diverse.*

Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, an independent, coeducational, secondary boarding and day school with a diverse community of students and faculty, seeks a writer-in-residence to fill the Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing. This is a two-year appointment to begin in September 2019, with a possibility of renewal for up to two more years. Responsibilities include teaching two seminar classes (maximum 15 students per class) in creative writing per term. We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic and residential programs. Minimum requirements include at least one published book and demonstrated success in the teaching of creative writing at the university or secondary level. Founded in 1778, P.A. is a nonsectarian, nonprofit institution offering a variety of academic programs for our 1,100 students and includes a teaching faculty of more than 200. Its resources for secondary education, including a library, an art center, an archaeological museum, and a gallery of American art, are among the best in the country. The school is also fortunate that the universities, museums, theatres, and concert halls of Boston are within easy reach. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review to begin on November 5, 2018. Please visit our application portal to submit a resume, two letters of reference and a cover letter addressing your interest and experience in working in an intentionally diverse residential community. Full background check required. Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/56145

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Princeton University (NJ) - Hodder FellowshipEdit

The Hodder Fellowship will be given to artists of exceptional promise to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the 2019-2020 academic year. Potential Hodder Fellows are composers, choreographers, performance artists, visual artists, writers or other kinds of artists or humanists who have "much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts"; they are selected more "for promise than for performance." Given the strength of the applicant pool, most successful Fellows have published a first book or have similar achievements in their own fields; the Hodder is designed to provide Fellows with the "studious leisure" to undertake significant new work.

Hodder Fellows spend an academic year at Princeton, but no formal teaching is involved. An $82,000 stipend is provided for this 10-month appointment as a Visiting Fellow. Fellowships are not intended to fund work leading to an advanced degree. One need not be a U.S. citizen to apply.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/7061. Applications must be submitted by September 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Writers: Please submit a resume, a 3,000-word writing sample of recent work, and a project proposal of 500 words.

Composers, Performing Artists, and Visual Artists: Please submit a resume, a project proposal of 500 words, and examples of ten minutes of performance through link(s) to sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Flicker, etc. Visual artists should provide up to 20 still images organized into a single PDF file and submit as part of their online application. Composers may send 1-2 scores as a PDF file and submit as part of their online application and/or supply a link to a website.

We cannot confirm receipt of applications nor can we accept applications submitted after the deadline. Limits on the statement size (500 words) and sample size (3,000 words) are strict.

The appointment of the Hodder Fellows will be made in early 2019. An announcement of the award will be posted here: http://arts.princeton.edu/fellowships/. To learn more (including FAQ, profiles of past fellows, etc.): arts.princeton.edu/fellowships

Essential Qualifications Selection will be based on artistic achievement.

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Princeton University (NJ) - Princeton Arts Fellows (incl. Creative Writing)Edit

Princeton University invites applications for Princeton Arts Fellows.

Princeton Arts Fellows, funded in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be awarded to artists whose achievements have been recognized as demonstrating extraordinary promise in any area of artistic practice and teaching.

We will be accepting applications in Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts.

Applicants should be early career composers, conductors, musicians, choreographers, visual artists, film makers, poets, novelists, playwrights, designers, directors and performance artists -- this list is not meant to be exhaustive -- who would find it beneficial to spend two years working in an artistically vibrant university community.

Fellowships are for two 10-month academic years. An $82,000 salary for each year is included. Fellows will be in residence for academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 at Princeton, interacting with our students, faculty and staff as part of the Lewis Center for the Arts and the Department of Music. The normal work assignment will be to teach one course each semester subject to approval by the Dean of the Faculty, but Fellows may be asked to take on an artistic assignment in lieu of a class, such as directing a play or creating a dance with students. Although the teaching load is light, our expectation is that Fellows will be full and active members of our community, committed to frequent and engaged interactions with students during the academic year.

Princeton Arts Fellows may not hold concurrent teaching positions at other institutions for the duration of the fellowship.

Interviews of finalists will take place on campus during January 7-8, 2019. All finalists are expected to attend the on-campus interview.

While Fellows need not reside in Princeton, they will be required to spend a significant part of the week on campus.

This Fellowship cannot be used to fund work leading to a Ph.D. or any other advanced degree. Holders of Ph.D. degrees from Princeton are not eligible to apply.

Please apply at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/7041 by September 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST. Please note: The application will be available starting July 1, 2018. All applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of 500 words about how you would hope to use the two years of the fellowship at this moment in your career, and contact information for three references. In addition, work samples should be submitted online (i.e., a writing sample, images of your work, video links to performances, etc.)

Applicants can only apply for the Princeton Arts Fellowship twice in a life time.

We cannot confirm receipt of applications nor can we accept applications submitted after the deadline. Statements are limited to 500 words and writing samples to 3,000 words.

Selection will be based on artistic achievement; the potential for excellent teaching; and the likelihood of significant contributions to the artistic life of the Princeton community. Appointments will be made at the rank of lecturer.

Advanced degree preferred.

To learn more (including FAQ, profiles of past fellows, etc.): arts.princeton.edu/fellowships

These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.

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Saint Mary's College (IN) - Visiting Assistant Professor, Creative Writing (Fiction) CANCELLED [SEE NOTE BELOW]Edit

The Department of English invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of creative writing, renewable, with possibility of conversion to tenure-track, who has a primary specialization in fiction and secondary expertise in creative nonfiction. Starting date is August 19, 2019; classes begin on August 26, 2019. Teaching load is 3/3. Primary teaching responsibilities include: creative writing courses at all levels of the curriculum, including a multi-genre introduction to creative writing; intermediate and advanced courses in fiction and creative nonfiction; and a multi-genre senior capstone writing seminar. Regular contributions to the College’s first-year Writing Proficiency Program are also expected.

This position offers the successful applicant strong departmental and College support for maintaining and growing an excellent undergraduate creative writing program in a traditional liberal arts setting. Our new faculty member will assist with a Visiting Writers series and advising the College’s undergraduate literary journals. Ability and willingness to collaborate in developing a publishing arts course is highly desired. Interest in collaborating on interdisciplinary courses and creative projects with faculty in art, computer science and other programs would be an attractive plus. We seek a colleague who shares the College’s commitment to social justice, and who is eager to join us in building an inclusive, diverse, and stimulating academic community for undergraduate women.

A Ph.D. in Creative Writing is preferred; an M.F.A. in Creative Writing will be considered. Experience in teaching creative writing is required; full-time teaching experience, including first-year writing, is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will have a substantive publication record in both fiction and creative nonfiction.

Apply online: http://apply.interfolio.com/, please submit the following:

letter of application
curriculum vitae
statement on diversity and inclusivity
statement of teaching philosophy
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to Laura Haigwood, Chair, English Department, via Interfolio. Materials must be uploaded by Monday, November 1, 2018. If invited to progress to the next round of consideration, you will be asked to provide 25-30 pages containing examples of both your fiction and creative nonfiction, evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g. sample syllabi and writing assignments, course evaluations, peer/chair assessments), as well as three current and confidential letters of recommendation. We will interview via Skype in early January, and invite three candidates for campus visits shortly afterward.

Established in 1844, Saint Mary’s College was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. As a Catholic institution of higher learning, Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable. The College encourages candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Saint Mary’s College is a liberal arts college for women, with a strong commitment to the education of undergraduate women, and graduate women and men. All faith traditions are welcome among our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels-- students, faculty, and staff-- and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

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  • FROM A MEMBER OF THE SEARCH COMMITTEE: We are delighted that this position has been converted from a VAP position to a TT Assistant Professorship, which is posted above under the TT Fiction section. We've extended our deadline, and all applicants for the VAP position should have been contacted with the opportunity to update their materials as necessary. The TT position replaces this VAP position. Please contact the Department Chair, info above, with any questions!
  • NOTE: New TT Position posted above, in Fiction section. [11/9/18]

Saint Mary's College of California (CA) - Visiting Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction and Creative Nonfiction)Edit

Visiting Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction and Creative Nonfiction)

Saint Mary's College of California: Full-Time Saint Mary's College: School of Liberal Arts

Location: Moraga, CA Open Date: Oct 12, 2018. Deadline: Nov 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Institutional Description/Background: Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The de La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary's heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, counseling, leadership, and the arts. Saint Mary's has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College's practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.

For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission

Faculty Responsibilities: The Visiting Writer will teach four courses (in fiction and creative nonfiction) and engage in one course equivalent of other duties to include a public reading, a campus-wide community craft lecture, visits to other creative writing classes, additional thesis committee participation, prospective student recruitment activities, and attendance at fundraising events for the MFA in Creative Writing program. Responsibilities also include service to the program, such as admissions, student advising, program meetings, and office hours. The Visiting writer is expected to positively represent the program in the larger literary community.

Saint Mary's faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. Faculty also contribute to the mission and serve the College and community in many ways, including academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College's Core Curriculum.

Qualifications: The successful candidate holds an MA, MFA, or PhD in English or Creative Writing; has a significant and nationally-recognized publications record; has substantial experience teaching creative writing (fiction and creative nonfiction); supports the Saint Mary's Lasallian mission of inclusive excellence and multicultural curriculum; has demonstrated experience supporting students of color, women and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity; has received prestigious fellowships, residencies, or awards; and can offer students insight into the life and profession of the writer.

Preferred qualifications include substantial experience teaching creative writing at the graduate level; one or more advanced degrees from institutions other than Saint Mary's College of CA; and experience working with groups underrepresented in the academy.

The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary's students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.

Application Instructions: A completed application includes a cover letter, a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three references with contact information. The letter should also address the applicant's qualifications and preparation to support the mission of the College. Letters from references and a writing sample may be requested from finalists. Past teaching evaluations may also be attached.

Inquiries should be directed to the MFA in Creative Writing Associate Director, Sara Mumolo sm13@stmarys-ca.edu.

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St. Lawrence University (NY) - Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative WritingEdit

Creative writers with significant publications and teaching experience are invited to apply for the position of Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing for the academic year 2019-2020. Publications and teaching experience in two genres are preferable. The individual hired will teach two genre-specific courses each semester (fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, flash-prose, screenwriting) at the beginning or advanced level, and be an active participant in the English Department. Departmental activities will include giving a reading as part of the St. Lawrence University Writers Series, serving as a reader on a senior honors thesis and possibly directing a senior independent project, and leading occasional workshops for senior writing majors or giving a craft talk on writing. Evidence will be sought of a proven record of innovative pedagogy in creative writing and an enthusiasm for teaching. Minimum two years of undergraduate teaching experience required.

Salary commensurate with experience. A fully-furnished house is provided as part of the compensation package.

Minimum Qualifications: M.F.A. or Ph.D. with creative dissertation, at least two books published by contract start date, and significant additional publications are required. The successful candidate will join a department with a curricular commitment to teaching the mutuality of the study of literature and the practice of creative expression.

Please note the two part application process: 1. Interested applicants must complete a St. Lawrence University online application form at http://employment.stlawu.edu

2. Submit a detailed letter of application, C.V. emphasizing publications and relevant teaching experience, and sample syllabi and writing exercises via Interfolio's ByCommittee. (For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.)

Finalists will be asked to submit a writing sample and three letters of recommendation attesting to teaching experience. Applications should be received by October 15, 2018; review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Paul Graham, Search Chair at pgraham@stlawu.edu

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

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SUNY Geneseo (NY) - Lecturer in Creative Writing (Creative Nonfiction / Poetry) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The department of English at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a full-time lecturer position in creative writing, with a focus on creative nonfiction and with additional expertise in poetry, to begin August 2019. Our thriving creative writing program publishes Gandy Dancer, the SUNY-wide literary journal, hosts the Geneseo Literary Forum which brings at least four visiting writers each year, and collaborates with faculty from across the arts and sciences. It is housed within the English department, which consists of eighteen full-time faculty who teach courses in literature, comparative literature, film studies, and other interdisciplinary programs.

Duties of the position include: Teaching undergraduate courses in creative writing and in the general education program, which includes first-year critical writing. Contributing to the department through committee service. Our priority is teaching excellence. We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting, who is dedicated to interdisciplinary approaches to undergraduate education, and who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise. A commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential.

Required Qualifications: MFA or PhD in Creative Writing conferred by August 2019. Expertise in creative nonfiction and poetry. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in creative writing at the undergraduate level. Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working / teaching environment.

Preferred Qualifications: A track record of quality publications in creative nonfiction and poetry. Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to creative writing. Posting Number: F108 Length of Initial Appointment: 3 year

Appointment Start Date 09/01/2019

Apply By: 10/24/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: The initial application should consist of a cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, a CV, unofficial graduate school transcripts, and a writing sample (of no more than 25 pages). Applicants should be prepared to supply contact information for 3 references. References will be contacted and invited to submit recommendations at the time the application is completed.

Applicants invited to complete an initial interview may be asked to provide additional documents.

Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration application must be completed by October 24, 2018.

About SUNY Geneseo: SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu/

Online App. Form: http://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/2370

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University of Arizona (AZ) - Visiting Professor of Poetry - Poetry (Spring 2019)Edit

The Department of English invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing: Poetry for the Spring 2019 semester.

This is a one-semester visiting position, requiring that the candidate teach two poetry courses in Spring 2019, including the graduate Poetry Workshop. Candidates may also be asked to serve on MFA thesis committees as needed.

We seek candidates able to work with diverse students and colleagues and who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

A terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in creative writing; distinction in writing, including at least one book published by or under contract with a press (self-published works excluded); teaching experience in creative writing; demonstration of excellence in teaching.

Submit Cover Letter, CV, Diversity Statement, Manuscript Sample (up to 15pp of published or forthcoming work), and the names and contact information of three references.

Apply online via the UA Careers Website: https://uacareers.com/postings/32585

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University of Central Florida (FL) - Instructor or Lecturer, Creative Writing (Screenwriting)Edit

The Department of English at the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH), invites applications for an instructor or lecturer with the ability to teach scriptwriting. This is a 9-month regular, non-tenure-earning position and is expected to begin August 2019.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 4/4 teaching load with significant online as well as face-to-face classes and to participate in a variety of service activities to support the department, college, and university.

Minimum Qualifications: A M.A. (for instructor), or M.F.A or Ph.D. (for lecturer) in English or Creative Writing or other English-related fields from an accredited institution by the time of hire, with successful experience teaching creative writing.

Preferences:
Successful experience teaching online classes
Interest or experience in teaching a variety of creative writing classes, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and/or editing and publishing
Produced work or local or national recognition of applicant’s scripts
Interest in other aspects of creative writing programming, such as curriculum development, service learning, student organizations, community work, and festival development and coordination

Application Process: The university requires that all applicants apply online at https://www.jobswithucf.com . In addition to the online application, please attach the following documents at the time of application: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a scriptwriting sample (fifteen pages maximum), and a sample syllabus for a scriptwriting course that you have taught and/or designed.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.

Please also send three official, professional letters of recommendation via Interfolio to Office Asisstant Meghan Crowther at Meghan.Crowther@ucf.edu, or via mail to:

Dr. Brenda Peynado
c/o Meghan Crowther
P.O. Box 161346
Orlando, FL 32816-1346

All application materials must be received by December 06, 2018 to be considered.

Initial interviews will be conducted via videoconference or conference calls, with notification of initial interviews anticipated in January 2019.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

For further questions about this position, please contact Search Committee Chair Brenda Peynado, at Brenda.Peynado@ucf.edu.
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf . As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL) - Visiting Assistant Professor in Poetry (begin Jan. 2019)Edit

The Department of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Poetry. The position is a full-time, three-semester position, with a proposed start date of January 1, 2019 and extending through May 15, 2020, with the possibility of renewal. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The teaching load is two courses per semester; the successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate poetry workshops, and may teach additional classes according to their interests and experience. Applicants will also maintain a writing practice in poetry appropriate to their faculty appointment, and provide service to the department, the university and the profession.

Required qualifications include an MFA OR PhD in Creative Writing, Poetry, or closely related field; at least one published book of poetry; and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Preferred qualifications include publications or experience in a second genre (fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting) and graduate-level teaching experience.

To apply, create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and submit application materials by August 13, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (20-25 pages), and contact information or Interfolio ID for three professional references. Letters of recommendation and copies of published books may be requested at a later date. For further information/questions contact Professor Janice N. Harrington: jharr@illinois.edu.

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University of Michigan (MI) - Visiting Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry) - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Helen Zell Writers’ Program in the Department of English at the University of Michigan invites applications for a visiting appointment in poetry. This is a non-tenure-track position with a university-year appointment. The appointment term is three years, with the potential for renewal for an additional two years.

Desired Qualifications* Candidates should be emerging writers (at least one book published or under contract) who have achieved distinction in their writing and demonstrated the promise of excellence in their teaching.

Additional Information The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applications will be acknowledged.

Further information about the Department of English Language and Literature can be found on our website at http://lsa.umich.edu/english. Click on the “Faculty Job Openings” button on the homepage to apply.

Background Screening: The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement: The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:

Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Application Deadline: September 28th, 2018

Application Deadline: Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of writing plans, evidence of teaching excellence, a published or contracted book or manuscript, and three letters of recommendation by September 28th. The English Department is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage all applicants to comment, either in the cover letter or in a separate statement on how their research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance our efforts to support these values and the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

Apply at: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/161367/visiting_professor_of_creative_writing_poetry

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University of North Carolina at Asheville (NC) - Visiting Assistant Professor of English - Prose Fiction (begin Jan. 2019) - POSITION FILLEDEdit

UNC Asheville's English Department invites applications for an 18-month visiting professor position (starting in January 2019), with a specialization in prose fiction (with additional expertise in poetry, playwriting or creative nonfiction a plus). Candidates must have an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English (or equivalent expertise) in hand by the start date. Academic responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate creative writing courses, first-year writing, introductory and upper-level literature courses, and courses in our liberal arts core curriculum: Humanities, Arts and Ideas, first-year colloquia, diversity intensives. We particularly welcome candidates with creative/research interest areas that includebut are not limited toPostcolonial Literature, African-American Literature, Digital Media, and Queer Studies. All faculty members are expected to maintain continuing study, engage in research, contribute to student growth and development, and be involved in university and community service. Application deadline: October 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2018. We expect to conduct video conference interviews in early November.

In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens providing a premiere liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core (LAC) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (first-year) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses (depending on a faculty member's areas of expertise) that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science, and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses.UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this aspect of a faculty member's work.

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. We expect applicants to each write a 1-2 page Diversity Statement describing: ( a ) their experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; ( b ) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and ( c ) their understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university.

Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses (discipline) pedagogy in the context of the liberal arts, a diversity statement (described above), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should provide names and contact information for three references who should submit their references separately; these references should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research or creative program. Application deadline is October 15. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2018. We expect to conduct video conference interviews in early November. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Richard Chess (rchess@unca.edu), chair of the search committee.

UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.Candidates must have an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English (or equivalent expertise) in hand by the start date.

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University of Pittsburgh (PA) - Fellowship in Creative Writing at the Center for African American Poetry and PoeticsEdit

Two-year fellowship in a “creative think tank” for African American and African diasporic poetry and poetics, housed in a lively English/ creative writing program, beginning fall 2019. $48,000 salary per year and health benefits provided. The fellow will teach one community workshop each year; lead seminar discussions in the course Studio in African American Poetry and Poetics; participate in Co-Lab, the interactive public forum in which visiting writers and artists present their work in progress; give one public reading with a Q&A; and have the possibility of teaching a course in the university. The Fellow's primary attention will be focused on their own poetry and creative work. Poets who have completed an MFA or PhD with creative writing experience are eligible to apply, provided they do not yet have more than one full-length book of poetry or other creative writing published or under contract by the application deadline. Required: An MFA or PhD with creative writing experience by August 2019; knowledge of African American and/or African diasporic poetry and poetics; and creative writing teaching experience. Desirable: record of publication; book underway; interest in a secondary genre or art form and/or in hybrid or cross-genre exploration. Because this is a residential fellowship, we expect fellows to live in the Pittsburgh area, to hold no other substantial teaching, graduate study or fellowship obligations, and to be active participants in the Pittsburgh literary community during the fellowship period. Applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., writing sample of up to 15 pages, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by January 31, 2019.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/54949

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Deadline: Jan. 31

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West Virginia University (WV) - Visiting Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing (Fiction) - begin Spring 2019Edit

The Department of English at West Virginia University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing with a specialization in Fiction Writing. This visiting position is for the Spring 2019 semester (January 7, 2019 start date, through May 10, 2019) with the possibility of renewal for the 2019-2020 academic year. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of approaches and perspectives in a thriving undergraduate and MFA program in Creative Writing. Anticipated areas of teaching include undergraduate and graduate courses in fiction writing, the capstone course for the undergraduate creative writing concentration, and genre courses in literature (novel and short story). The teaching load for the Spring 2019 semester is three courses.

West Virginia University is an R1 - Highest Research Activity University, located in Morgantown, WV (approximately 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA).

Qualifications:  Applicants must have an MFA, PhD, or other terminal degree in an appropriate field (normally Creative Writing or English), clear evidence of success in publication (at least one book in print or in press), and demonstrated teaching excellence.

REVIEW DATE. We will begin reviewing applications November 1st and will accept applications until the position is filled. We will acknowledge all applications and plan to conduct initial interviews via Skype or phone.

APPLICATION. To apply, please upload a cover letter and C.V. Please have three letters of recommendation and approximately a 20-page sample of published writing sent directly to Kelly Johnson at: [kjohnso2@mail.wvu.edu]. For more information, please visit our website: http://english.wvu.edu . Additional questions can be sent to: [maurice.taylor@mail.wvu.edu].

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Online App. Form: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=10135&tz=GMT-04%3A00

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Interlochen Arts Academy (MI) - Director of Creative Writing - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Interlochen Center for the Arts seeks a dynamic leader of the Creative Writing Program. This 12-month position reports to the Vice Provost of Academic and Arts Education. The creative writing programs at Interlochen help young writers cultivate their talents and broaden their command of the writer’s craft at all levels, preparing them for the increasing variety of writing experiences and opportunities presented by the digital world of the 21st century. The programs provide guidance, support and an extraordinary series of experiences and opportunities for young writers. The Creative Writing division benefits from a Visiting Writers series that offers students access to readings, master classes and Q&A sessions with nationally renowned writers. Recent and Upcoming Visiting Writers include Terrance Hayes, Tyehimba Jess, Carolyn Forché, Antonya Nelson, Chloe Benjamin and Marcus Wicker. Throughout the year, there are a variety of evening performances of readings given by students, faculty and guests.

Duties and Qualifications

Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Teaching - partial load that varies based on time of the year
  • Student Recruitment
  • Hiring and supervision of creative writing faculty and staff 
  • Curricular oversight for the writing curriculum with particular attention to new and broadening directions and forms for the written and spoken word in today’s society
  • Managing departmental budget 
  • Oversight of the departmental literary publications
  • Scheduling and engaging guest writers and readings

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Advanced degree (MA, MFA, or PhD in Creative Writing) preferred
  • Candidates must have teaching and administrative experience with knowledge of creative writing pedagogy and secondary or post-secondary education
  • Professional writing experience and publishing credentials are also considered
  • Candidates should be qualified to teach in a variety of genres.

Compensation:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered
  • It will be a full-time, 12 month position. 

Application: To apply for this position, please click here. Please submit a resume/CV and a cover letter on one PDF, and provide three professional or personal references.

About: Established in 1975 with a Ford Foundation grant, the Creative Writing program at Interlochen Arts Academy was the first creative writing program in an American high school. The program provides guidance, support and an extraordinary series of experiences and opportunities for young writers. Areas of study in creative writing include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting and a wide variety of electives. The Academy enrolls over 500 students, of which approximately 20% are international, and nearly 25% are ethnic minorities. Additionally, close to 300 out of 2500 summer camp students participate in some aspect of the summer Creative Writing Program during Camp programming.

Creative Writing students from the Academy regularly win the highest awards in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition and the YoungArts competition, and earn significant scholarships to outstanding collegiate writing programs. Of the 40 Presidential scholars won by Interlochen students, Creative Writing students have garnered 19, more than any other discipline. Renowned writers who graduated from the Academy include Doug Stanton, Karin Gottshall, Paula Sharp, Mohammed Naseeehu Ali, Jennifer Lynch, Julie Buntin, Brittany Cavallaro, Garth Greenwell, Kea Wilson, Brittany Newell, Kate Angus, and Mary Stewart Atwell.

Interlochen is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minorities and other individuals from underrepresented groups. 

To apply for this position, please click here. Please submit a resume/CV and a cover letter on one PDF document, and provide three professional or personal references.

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Lesley University (MA) - MFA Program Director/Assistant, Associate or Full ProfessorEdit

The MFA Low-Residency Program in Creative Writing at Lesley University seeks a creative, innovative individual with significant professional accomplishment to serve as the Director. This is a 12-month permanent faculty appointment, at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, with administrative and teaching responsibilities, beginning July 1, 2019.

The Director of the MFA in Creative Writing performs a wide range of duties in this dual faculty/administrative role, and requires organizational and administrative skills. The Director reports to the dean of the Graduate School and works with university departments on marketing, admissions, budgeting, and alumni relations. The Director is the liaison between the program and the university, and serves on an academic leadership team and university faculty committees. In collaboration with the MFA team, the Director oversees and participates in the planning of the bi-annual residency sessions.

The Director will develop and implement the residency schedule of workshops, craft seminars, and panel discussions for students and faculty. With support from the staff and advisory faculty the Director will plan and host students and faculty for two 9-day residencies annually, provide administrative oversight for all aspects of distance learning, and respond to student, faculty, and administrative concerns, as needed. The Director also serves on university committees and participates in the business and leadership of the Graduate School of Arts & Social Sciences.

Teaching responsibilities include 1-2 residency seminars and may also include 1-2 MFA mentees either in spring and/or fall term.

Additional Responsibilities: Develops and implements student recruitment, admissions, and retention strategies; builds strategic community alliances and international partnerships to support admissions outreach and enrollment. Recruits and mentors MFA Writing faculty and program staff. Oversees the MFA in Creative Writing academic program and curriculum in accordance with University and Graduate Division policy. Directs fundraising efforts; works with university to cultivate donors and establish scholarship funds for MFA students and applicants. Administers the MFA in Creative Writing academic program budget. Coordinates and oversees the program's social media strategy and website. Advocates for faculty union contractual issues, evaluations, etc. Maintains an active publication record. Provides leadership for the establishment and strengthening of the MFA in Creative Writing curriculum, assessment, and program reviews in accordance with NEASC standards. Serves as senior academic advisor for MFA in Creative Writing students. Works in accordance with University Strategic Plan to establish and strengthen visibility and support for the MFA in Creative Writing Program. In keeping with the AWP Director's Handbook, the Director pursues adherence to the Association's "Hallmarks" for a successful graduate program by agreeing to "nurture a culture of creativity, vitality, intellectual rigor, artistic discipline, and collegiality." Oversees program's alumni relations.

Requirements: Must have Bachelor's Degree; a Masters of Fine Arts is preferred. At least five years teaching experience at the college or graduate level. A distinguished publishing credentials, such as nationally-recognized literary magazines or books. Familiarity with or experience in a low-residency MFA Creative Writing or distance-learning/residency-based program is ideal. Excellent organizational and supervisory skills. A demonstrated commitment to inspiring strong community and collegiality within the program as well as within the university and the greater community of Cambridge and Boston. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University. Additional Information: Compensation commensurate with experience. Background checks are required for all positions.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions: A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration. Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates. For full consideration, candidates should apply by December 15, 2018.

You can apply for this position online at https://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=104634&CNTRNO=1&TSTMP=1541610101479

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Vermont College of Fine Arts (VT) - Director of the MFA in Writing Program - POSITION FILLEDEdit

Posted: 08/06/2018 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 05/03/2018)

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for the Director of the MFA in Writing Program. The Program Director is a managerial, administrative position reporting to the Academic Dean.

Responsibilities include: working closely with the Faculty Chair, faculty, and administration to manage the strategic direction, organization, and operations of low-residency program; overseeing and directing the student admission and enrollment process; overseeing student retention and progress through the program; collaborating with the faculty in the process of faculty hiring, retention, and termination; supervising program staff and program office; designing and managing program budget; and planning and overseeing two on-campus residencies and two overseas residencies per year.

Successful candidates will have substantial experience in higher education that includes: demonstrated aptitude for collaborative leadership; familiarity with complex organizational systems; a background working with adult students; entrepreneurial, managerial and team-building abilities; and exemplary written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. This full-time, year-round administrative position is not a faculty appointment, and does not include teaching duties. An MFA or other terminal degree in writing or a related field is desirable but not required.

Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA's website to acquaint themselves with our distinctive academic schedule, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description at https://vcfa.edu/about-vcfa/careers. Send resume and cover letter to Betsy Barnett at Betsy.Barnett@vcfa.edu.

About the low-residency MFA in Writing Program: Our Masters of Fine Arts in Writing Program, established in 1981, was one of the first of its kind and has served as a model for low-residency programs across the U.S. and internationally. Program graduates have published over 1,000 books and garnered many national honors and awards. With an acclaimed and dedicated faculty, the program offers study in creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry, as well as a concentration in translation and post-graduate semesters. While VCFA honors our legacy, we are committed to continued innovation in non-traditional education for writers.

About Vermont College of Fine Arts: Vermont College of Fine Arts, located in Montpelier, Vermont's vibrant and scenic state capital, is a national center for graduate arts education fostering the excellence of established and emerging artists. With a unique practice-based learning model, VCFA is the only college devoted exclusively to graduate fine arts education. Our programs incorporate a rigorous pedagogical model based on individualized study and one-on-one mentoring with nationally recognized faculty. VCFA offers artists and writers a transformative and progressive educational experience through its nine acclaimed graduate programs.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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  • POSITION FILLED--INSIDE HIRE.

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Q & AEdit

Q: Expected Job OpeningsEdit

  • Q: Does anyone know of any expected job openings for this next cycle (i.e. jobs that will begin in Fall 2019)?
  • University of Utah hire in prose
  • New Mexico State in prose
  • University of Mary Washington in fiction/multigenre

Q: How terrible are these University application portals?Edit

  • Oh very. I just went through one bazillion steps & I do not think any of my attachments saved. Lest you think I am a newbie: no, dear comrade, I have been at this for years. Did you also suffer this portal?

WHO IS USING THIS WIKI?Edit

AGEEdit

under 30: 5

30-35: 12

36-40: 10

41-45: 8

46-50: 3

over 50: 5

prefer not to state age:

TOTAL: 43 <-- Don't forget to update Total!

Field Edit

Poet: 8

Fiction Writer: 11

Nonfiction Writer: 6

Multi-Genre....

  • Poetry/Criticism: 2
  • Creative Nonfiction/Fiction: 4
  • Fiction/Poetry: 2
  • Hybrid/Fiction/Poetry/Theory/Pedagogy:
  • Fiction/Creative Nonfiction/Poetry:
  • Creative Nonfiction/Poetry:3
  • Creative Nonfiction/Fiction/Poetry:
  • Fiction/CNF/Hybrid: 4
  • Fiction/Creative Nonfiction/Playwriting:
  • Fiction/Creative Nonfiction/Screenwriting/Journalism:
  • Fiction/Creative Nonfiction/Screenwriting:
  • Fiction/Screenwriting/Playwriting:
  • Fiction/Poetry/Criticism: 1
  • Nonfiction/Poetry/Criticism: 5
  • Poetry/Fiction/Nonfiction/Criticism:
  • Poetry/Film/Visual Arts:
  • Fiction/Poetry/Film: 1
  • Fiction/Literary essays/CNF:
  • Poetry/Visual Arts:  
  • Fiction/Criticism:
  • Fiction/Screenwriting/Comics/Nonfiction:

Search Committee Lurker: 3

Other Lurker:

Partner/Spouse Lurking on Behalf of Applicant:

Employment STATUS Edit

Unemployed and looking for job: 1

Administrative job/Publisher:

Employed in other field, wanting to re-enter academia: 1

Employed in other field, just trying to break into academia: 3

Finishing MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market: 13

Have fellowship after MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market: 1

Working as adjunct/lecturer, looking for TT job: 8

Have visiting gig, looking for TT: 1

Have fixed-term gig, looking for TT: 1

Have visiting gig, looking for another visiting gig (not TT):

Have TT job and looking for new one:  3

Have TT job and on the market because of a spouse/partner: 2

Had TT job but quit to go on the market because of spouse/partner:

Have TT job and want to keep it but need an offer elsewhere to get a raise: 1

Tenured and on the market because of a spouse/partner: 1

Have tenure but looking for new job: 1

Tenured at undergrad-only institution, looking for job in MFA program:

Window shopping: 4

Self-punishing: 1

Degrees Edit

PhD only: 1

PhD and MA: 4

PhD and MS:

PhD and MA (lit, not cw): 2

Phd and Terminal MA:

MFA and ABD: 7

MA and ABD:

MFA, MA, and ABD: 3

MFA and MS: 1

MFA only: 10

PhD and MFA in . . .

  • Fiction: 1
  • Poetry: 8
  • Nonfiction: 1

PhD and MFA (two genres): 1

PhD, MFA, and MSc (three genres):

PhD, MFA, and MA:

Two MFAs (in different genres or same):

Terminal MA: 1

MFA and MA: 2

MFA and MA (not in CW):

MA (not terminal):

MAT and MFA:

MA Ed, Ed.D., MFA: 1

Other: (PhD Rhet/Comp MFA Creative Nonfiction) (PhD Critical Theory/Cultural Studies, MFA CW) (MA in English Lit & Cultural Studies/MA in Creative Writing)(JD) (PhD Lit--ABD, MFA Fiction) --PhD in Lit, MFA in fiction

Publications Edit

No book yet: 9

First book under contract: 1

First academic book under contract:

First book published: 3

First book under contract + edited anthology published: 

First book + edited anthologies published: 5

Edited book under contract: 1

First book + academic book under contract: 1

First book + critical book published + edited book under contract:

First book published, second book under contract: 1

First book published, second book in submission: 3

Second book published: 2

Second book published, third under contract: 1

Multiple books published: 4

Multiple books + edited anthology published: 1