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=== Writer-in-Residence (fiction and multi-genre), 3-year contract with possibility of renewal, Occidental College (CA) ===
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The English Department at '''Occidental College''' in Los Angeles invites applications for a full-time three-year Writer-in Residence position with expertise in Creative Writing to begin in the Fall of 2022. The three-year contract may be renewable pending evaluation. Applicants should be prepared to teach introductory and advanced creative writing classes in fiction. An additional ability to teach poetry, creative nonfiction, or graphic forms is desirable. Knowledge of the Los Angeles arts community would also be advantageous. This is a union non-tenure track position (full-time, with benefits) represented by the Service Employees International Union, local 721.
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The successful candidate will teach five courses per year (across two semesters), play a key role in mentoring students interested in creative writing and publishing, and help organize creative writing programming in collaboration with other members of the English Department. The Writer-in-Residence will advise and mentor advanced creative writing students each academic year, including in the summer, and advise the undergraduate creative writing magazine (one issue per year). In regards to campus programming, they/he/she will help the department plan the Visiting Writers Series, which has previously featured writers including Anouar Benmalek, Joshua Bennett, Angela Flournoy, Rachel Kushner, Fady Joudah, David Marriott, Fred Moten, Chris Nealon, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Solmaz Sharif, and Jackie Wang.
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For a description of Occidental College's English Department/Creative Writing Program and its course offerings, please visit our [https://www.oxy.edu/academics/areas-study/english website].
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'''Required Qualifications'''
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* MFA or PhD in Creative Writing; or a terminal degree in a related field and relevant experience; or extensive publications with relevant teaching experience
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* Publications in print and/or online magazines or journals with national visibility
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* Experience teaching at the college or university level
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'''Application Instructions'''
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Applicants should submit the following materials by email to english_search@oxy.edu by '''November 1, 2021''':
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* A cover letter detailing your professional/educational background and interest in teaching in the English Department/Creative Writing Program in a liberal arts college environment;
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* A curriculum vitae;
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* A statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of your demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentoring especially for underrepresented students;
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* A 20-page writing sample of creative work, including a one-page introduction and/or summary of additional projects;
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* Contact information for three references. Semifinalist applicants will be notified by '''December 15, 2021''', and will also be requested to submit three (3) letters of recommendation.
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<nowiki>**</nowiki>Interviews will take place via Zoom in mid/late January.
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''Occidental is a small liberal arts college in the city of Los Angeles, and it is among the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the United States. The mission of Occidental College is to provide a gifted and diverse group of students with a total educational experience of the highest quality--one that prepares them for leadership in an increasingly complex, interdependent, and pluralistic world. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will further Occidental’s mission of excellence and equity in their teaching, scholarship, and service.''
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''Occidental College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law. Occidental is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and just environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the College’s strategic equity and justice goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.''
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''We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.''
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''Occidental College is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualifying disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please contact Human Resources (hr@oxy.edu).''
   
 
=== Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, (fiction and multi-genre), Belmont University (TN) ===
 
=== Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, (fiction and multi-genre), Belmont University (TN) ===

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FICTION - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Fiction, University of Minnesota

The MFA in Creative Writing program in the Department of English at University of Minnesota seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing – Fiction beginning in August 2022. Our nationally recognized creative writing program is embedded in the Twin Cities, which are famous for their vibrant literary culture. Though our winters may be cold, the community in our program and beyond is warm, welcoming, and full of enthusiastic support for writing and the arts.

Responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load of graduate and undergraduate creative writing courses, as well as advising graduate students and serving on thesis committees. Appropriate terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in English, creative writing, or a related field in hand by August 29, 2022; significant national publications with at least one book of fiction (a novel, short story collection, or flash fiction collection) in print or under contract, demonstrated potential for future excellence as a fiction writer and teacher, and demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusivity are required. Since its founding, the University of Minnesota's creative writing program has encouraged student writers to work across genres and forms. While our focus for this position is on fiction writing – short stories, flash, and novels -- applicants are welcome to address the full range of their genre expertise.

Apply at https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job and search for job ID #342841. Deadline is October 15.

Applicants should upload a brief cover letter (500-750 words) in which you characterize your work, situate yourself in the field of creative writing, discuss the shape of your career and plans for future growth. In addition, please upload a teaching statement and diversity statement (each approximately 750 words), curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of approximately 15,000 words. Finalists will be asked to provide contact information for three academic or professional references, as well as academic transcripts. Deadline is October 15.

We especially encourage applications from candidates whose creative works, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusivity in higher education. An Equal Opportunity Employer, University of Minnesota encourages diversity and welcomes applicants from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.  

LINK: https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job

JOB ID#: 342841

Associate Prose Editor, The Georgia Review, the University of Georgia (non-tenure track faculty)

Faculty Rank Academic Professional Associate
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications A terminal degree in literature, creative writing, or another disciplinary area appropriate for the position.
Position Summary This is one of two Associate Editor positions at The Georgia Review. This Associate Prose Editor, in concert with the Associate Poetry Editor, is responsible to the Editor of The Georgia Review for performing high-quality editorial work dealing primarily with screening of submissions from the online submissions manager program, selecting and preparing works for potential publication, and attending acquisitions meetings in which such manuscripts are evaluated. Some manuscripts approved by the acquisitions team will be assigned to an Associate Editor by the Editor for final editing. Although this Associate Prose Editor specializes in prose fiction and nonfiction, each Associate Editor is fluent in all genres.


This position leads the department’s experiential learning program, which entails administering the program as the faculty of record, conducting the interviews that determine each year’s cohort of interns, leading submission workshops, and mentoring the graduate assistants, who assist with running the program.


This position will:

• Screen online submissions (poetry, short fiction, and essays) by selecting and securing submissions for the acquisitions team, working with the acquisitions team to evaluate submissions, and editing assigned work slated for publication.

• Administer The Georgia Review’s experiential learning program by conducting interviews for admittance, leading submission workshops, and guiding 6-8 participating undergraduate students through an array of hands-on activities and experiences.

• Mentor graduate assistants and undergraduate interns.

• Generate original web content for the site’s various featured categories.

• Assist with the planning, coordination, and publicity of local Georgia Review programs, such as lectures and readings.

• Represent The Georgia Review at local, regional, and national functions as necessary.

• Maintain flexibility and awareness of changes and needs in the department by assuming related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Additional Requirements This is an open rank academic professional position which consists of the following three ranks:


The Academic Professional Associate position is an entry-level faculty position. No minimum number of years in a lower rank is required. Candidates for appointment to this rank should show evidence of a high level of competence in the disciplinary area of the position, and demonstrated promise of moving towards excellence in professional leadership, practice, service, instruction, and/or scholarly activities as appropriate for the position.


The Academic Professional position is the second of three progressive ranks in this faculty track. Under normal circumstances, candidates for appointment or promotion to this rank must have had five (5) years of experience at the Academic Professional Associate level (or equivalent) either at UGA or another institution. Candidates for appointment or promotion to this rank must show evidence of a high level of achievement and impact as appropriate for the position’s duties, as well as recognition of professional excellence by peers outside the hiring unit. Individuals at this rank must present evidence of emerging stature as regional or national authorities within the scope of their assigned duties.


The Senior Academic Professional position is the third of three progressive ranks in this faculty track. Initial appointment to this rank can occur in exceptional circumstances. An individual would normally be eligible for appointment or promotion to this rank after at least five (5) years of experience at the Academic Professional level (or equivalent). Candidates for appointment or promotion to this rank must show evidence of a high level of achievement and impact as appropriate for the position’s duties, as well as recognition of professional excellence by peers external to the university. Individuals at this rank must present evidence of established stature as national or international authorities within the scope of their assigned duties.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification One or more years of editorial and/or publishing experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Thorough awareness of literary writing and publishing, both past and current.
  • Ability to develop manuscripts for publication through editorial engagement with potential authors.
  • Ability to plan and meet publishing deadlines, and to work under deadline pressure.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent copy-editing skills, including a solid knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contributors, students, and members of the academic community.
ob Posting Date 08/20/2021
Job Closing Date
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should include the following in their application:
  • A 1-2 page letter of interest
  • A complete CV
  • A 500-700 word statement of editorial philosophy that describes your practice in terms of 1) acquiring pieces for publication, and 2) developing manuscripts through editorial exchange with authors.  
  • The names, titles, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by September 30, 2021, however, the position will remain open until filled.  


https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/217995

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

Associate Prose Editor, The Georgia Review, the University of Georgia (non-tenure track faculty)

Faculty Rank Academic Professional Associate
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications A terminal degree in literature, creative writing, or another disciplinary area appropriate for the position.
Position Summary This is one of two Associate Editor positions at The Georgia Review. This Associate Prose Editor, in concert with the Associate Poetry Editor, is responsible to the Editor of The Georgia Review for performing high-quality editorial work dealing primarily with screening of submissions from the online submissions manager program, selecting and preparing works for potential publication, and attending acquisitions meetings in which such manuscripts are evaluated. Some manuscripts approved by the acquisitions team will be assigned to an Associate Editor by the Editor for final editing. Although this Associate Prose Editor specializes in prose fiction and nonfiction, each Associate Editor is fluent in all genres.


This position leads the department’s experiential learning program, which entails administering the program as the faculty of record, conducting the interviews that determine each year’s cohort of interns, leading submission workshops, and mentoring the graduate assistants, who assist with running the program.


This position will:

• Screen online submissions (poetry, short fiction, and essays) by selecting and securing submissions for the acquisitions team, working with the acquisitions team to evaluate submissions, and editing assigned work slated for publication.

• Administer The Georgia Review’s experiential learning program by conducting interviews for admittance, leading submission workshops, and guiding 6-8 participating undergraduate students through an array of hands-on activities and experiences.

• Mentor graduate assistants and undergraduate interns.

• Generate original web content for the site’s various featured categories.

• Assist with the planning, coordination, and publicity of local Georgia Review programs, such as lectures and readings.

• Represent The Georgia Review at local, regional, and national functions as necessary.

• Maintain flexibility and awareness of changes and needs in the department by assuming related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Additional Requirements This is an open rank academic professional position which consists of the following three ranks:


The Academic Professional Associate position is an entry-level faculty position. No minimum number of years in a lower rank is required. Candidates for appointment to this rank should show evidence of a high level of competence in the disciplinary area of the position, and demonstrated promise of moving towards excellence in professional leadership, practice, service, instruction, and/or scholarly activities as appropriate for the position.


The Academic Professional position is the second of three progressive ranks in this faculty track. Under normal circumstances, candidates for appointment or promotion to this rank must have had five (5) years of experience at the Academic Professional Associate level (or equivalent) either at UGA or another institution. Candidates for appointment or promotion to this rank must show evidence of a high level of achievement and impact as appropriate for the position’s duties, as well as recognition of professional excellence by peers outside the hiring unit. Individuals at this rank must present evidence of emerging stature as regional or national authorities within the scope of their assigned duties.


The Senior Academic Professional position is the third of three progressive ranks in this faculty track. Initial appointment to this rank can occur in exceptional circumstances. An individual would normally be eligible for appointment or promotion to this rank after at least five (5) years of experience at the Academic Professional level (or equivalent). Candidates for appointment or promotion to this rank must show evidence of a high level of achievement and impact as appropriate for the position’s duties, as well as recognition of professional excellence by peers external to the university. Individuals at this rank must present evidence of established stature as national or international authorities within the scope of their assigned duties.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification One or more years of editorial and/or publishing experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Thorough awareness of literary writing and publishing, both past and current.
  • Ability to develop manuscripts for publication through editorial engagement with potential authors.
  • Ability to plan and meet publishing deadlines, and to work under deadline pressure.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent copy-editing skills, including a solid knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contributors, students, and members of the academic community.
ob Posting Date 08/20/2021
Job Closing Date
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should include the following in their application:
  • A 1-2 page letter of interest
  • A complete CV
  • A 500-700 word statement of editorial philosophy that describes your practice in terms of 1) acquiring pieces for publication, and 2) developing manuscripts through editorial exchange with authors.  
  • The names, titles, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by September 30, 2021, however, the position will remain open until filled.  


https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/217995

Denison University - Assistant Professor of English (CNF)

Assistant Professor of English
Job Summary and Requirements Denison University seeks an active creative nonfiction writer and experienced teacher for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English. The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of forms (e.g., memoir, literary journalism, poetry, fiction, etc.) and to contribute to the English Department’s core creative writing courses, to elective offerings within the English major, and to courses within Denison’s new Journalism major. The annual 3/2 teaching assignment will typically include a multi-genre introductory creative writing course, a survey of literary nonfiction that also serves the Journalism major, advanced creative writing workshops in creative nonfiction, and courses that the candidate creates and develops based on their area(s) of expertise. In addition to teaching such courses, this colleague will also be expected to work with and advise senior creative writing majors on their year-long senior projects in some years. We are particularly interested in candidates with additional expertise in the literary traditions of historically marginalized or underrepresented peoples.


Denison University is a highly selective, residential liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. The college offers generous annual professional development funds, a pre-tenure research leave after a successful third-year review, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.


To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide). Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Candidates are expected to be engaged and effective teachers who can maintain a productive scholarly and creative program and contribute actively to the English Department and the college. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience. In your cover letter, please talk about your commitment to a liberal arts education, teaching and working closely with students as a primary responsibility of the job, working with and supporting a diverse student community, and exposing students to a wide range of ideas and perspectives. Candidates are required to have by start date an MFA or a PhD in English or Creative Writing (ABD will be considered as Instructor until PhD is attained).


Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., and the names and contact information for 3 references at employment.denison.edu by 18 October 2021; we will conduct Zoom interviews in early December


Assistant Professor of English (Creative Nonfiction), Western Washington University

Department of English, Western Washington University, English, Bellingham, WA 98225-9055

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Nonfiction beginning September 16, 2022. Ph.D. in English or a related field is required by September 1, 2019. Also required are a strong scholarly and pedagogical expertise in Black Diasporic Literature; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching; a potential for strong scholarship and publication in relevant fields; and an ability to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds. A secondary area of expertise (for instance in critical and cultural theory; critical race studies; gender and sexuality studies; childhood studies; disability studies; colonization/empire studies; transatlantic or hemispheric studies; studies of the digital humanities; and/or other literatures) is a preferred qualification.

The successful candidate will have the departmental standard 2-2-2 quarter teaching assignment, including specialty courses at the undergraduate and MA/MFA levels, general education courses, and other courses depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs. To be considered for the position, application materials must be submitted via WWU’s PageUp application system. Please log in to https://employment.wwu.edu/en-us/job/498815/assistant-professor-of-english-creative-writing-creative-nonfiction to view the full position announcement and complete an application. Use Internet Explorer to fully utilize the online application system. Candidates should upload a letter of application, CV, and graduate transcripts. Additionally, three letters of recommendation are required; confidential letters should be sent either by the recommenders themselves or a dossier delivery service (e.g. Interfolio) to the English Search Committee at [[1]]. Screening interviews will take place via videoconference in early winter. To be considered for a screening interview, applications must be received by November 2, 2018. Finalist interviews will be conducted on campus; position open until filled. AA/EOE.

Position Responsibilities: Standard quarter system teaching assignment (currently 2-2-2), with specialty courses at the undergraduate and M.F.A./M.A. levels; general education courses and other courses depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs; exemplary teaching, including fulfilling teaching responsibilities in ways that support an equitable and inclusive learning environment for students; rigorous creative/scholarly activity; service to the department through a range of activities including advising and contributions to the development of programs and curricula.

About the University:  Western Washington University, with about 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students, and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, on the stolen lands of the Lummi Nation and the Nooksack Tribe. This coastal community of almost 90,000 overlooks Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands, and the Cascade mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings. Learn about Western’s commitments and ongoing work in the areas of Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at https://www.wwu.edu/diversity.

About the Department: The department has 33 tenure-line faculty members and offers B.A. programs in Creative Writing and Literature with or without a secondary teaching endorsement, an M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, and an M.A. program in English Studies. The department also offers minors, including those in Film Studies and in Professional Writing, Literacies, and Rhetoric. The English Department supports Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity. To learn more about the Department of English visit https://chss.wwu.edu/english.

About the Position: The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 16, 2022. This is a position in creative writing, focused on teaching and creative activity in creative nonfiction.

Required Qualifications:

·       M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing, or English with a Creative Writing Emphasis, by September 2022.

·       Primary emphasis or extensive study in creative nonfiction.

·       Significant record of publication in creative nonfiction, as well as promise for future creative activity or scholarship in the field.

·       Demonstrated experience and excellence in undergraduate teaching.

·       Experience with cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

·       Demonstrated knowledge in any area of historically marginalized writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Secondary expertise in fiction, poetry, hybrid writing, or screenwriting.

·       Experience teaching graduate courses in creative nonfiction or multi-genre writing.

·       Experience teaching college-level literature courses.

·       Experience working in or teaching editing and publishing.

Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington

Application Instructions and Requested Documents: To be considered for the position, application materials must be submitted via WWU’s PageUp application system. Please log into WWU’s PageUp application system and then give permission for pop-up windows from this site to fully utilize the online application system.

Candidates should upload a letter of application that specifically addresses the required and preferred qualifications, CV, graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references of whom we may request letters of recommendation. Application materials should clearly evidence how the applicant’s experience (academic or non-academic) has prepared them to effectively teach Western’s increasingly diverse student body.

Position closes on October 22, 2021; applications must be received by this date. Screening interviews will take place via videoconference in early winter. Finalist interviews will be conducted on campus.

Apply here: Please log in to https://employment.wwu.edu/en-us/job/498815/assistant-professor-of-english-creative-writing-creative-nonfiction to view the full position announcement and complete an application.

POETRY - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor  Poetry/Creative Writing- Department of English, University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

The https://english.berkeley.edu/ at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, tenured Associate Professor, or tenured Full Professor faculty position in the area of Poetry Writing.

Duties will include developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate creative writing workshops and other English Department seminars and lectures, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, coordination of the https://hollowayreadingseries.wordpress.com/ and https://creative.berkeley.edu/, supervision of graduate degree candidates, and participation in the administrative activities of the department and the University.

The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

Closing Date: 10/15/21

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2463450

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Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing (Poetry), Kalamazoo College (MI)

Kalamazoo College invites poets to apply for a tenure-track position in creative writing to begin September 2022. Curricular contributions will include a multi-genre introduction to creative writing (poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction) and intermediate and advanced workshops in poetry, with flexibility for shaping introductory through advanced courses around the candidate’s areas of specialization, including courses that would serve the College’s Shared Passages (first year, sophomore, and senior) Seminar program. In keeping with our students’ strong interests in issues of power and identity, structural inequality and social justice, we’re especially interested in candidates whose work respects/engages in the intersection of poetics and politics. An ideal candidate will be able to teach courses that develop the creative writing skills and personal voices of students as well as to help students examine the personal and cultural contexts in which writing emerges. The teaching load is six courses per year (two per term). The person who holds this position will also be expected to advise students and supervise senior projects. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and the ability to establish an ongoing record of poetry publications. MFA or PhD (or evidence it will be completed by September 1, 2022) required. Salary is competitive and consistent with level of experience.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences and civic engagement in both domestic and international settings. As such, it attracts students from diverse backgrounds interested in social justice and activism. The College is a member of the Posse Program and home to the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. It is located in Kalamazoo, MI, a diverse and vibrant city in western Michigan and home of the first nationwide city-based college tuition remission program, the Kalamazoo Promise. Sitting half way between Detroit and Chicago, the city has its own lively arts scene and is home to many art studios, a local

teen poetry collective focused on social justice, and the annual Kalamazoo Poetry Festival. Kalamazoo is also home to a large research university that shares many of its resources with members of the Kalamazoo College community. Thirty-five miles from the beautiful beaches and coastal towns of Lake Michigan, the area also offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the College, see our home page at www.kzoo.edu and departmental homepage at https://english.kzoo.edu.

Completed applications received by October 11, 2021 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Please electronically submit via www.kzoo.edu/search/english the following information in pdf format: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on equity and inclusion as it relates to teaching, creative work, and/or community engagement, and a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy. This statement should include a discussion of how the candidate meets the requirements expressed in the call in their course design and classroom practices. Prior to Zoom interviews, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts. (unofficial acceptable), and a 10-page writing sample will be requested of a short list of candidates, and preliminary interviews will be conducted via Zoom in late November.

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clemson University: College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities: English

Location

Clemson, SC

Open Date

Sep 5, 2021

Description

The English Department at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing, with specialization in Poetry, beginning Fall 2022.

Duties will include:

  • Maintaining an active research and writing profile,
  • Developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate creative writing workshops and other English Department courses,
  • Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students,
  • Serving on various departmental and university-level committees,
  • Contributing to the intellectual life of the English Department.

The normal teaching load for tenured and tenure-track faculty is two courses per semester. Clemson is an R-I land grant institution located in upstate South Carolina—a global university with a mission to serve the diverse communities of our state. In 2016 Clemson inaugurated Clemson Forward, a strategic plan to strengthen its research profile, diversity, and workplace quality of life. The English Department has taken a leading role in pursuing these goals by confronting legacies of violence and nurturing traditions of political and intellectual organizing on our campus. For this reason, the search committee is especially interested to hear from candidates who bring to their research and teaching the diverse perspectives that come from non-traditional educational backgrounds or an understanding of the experience of those under-represented in higher education.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will hold an MFA or PhD in Creative Writing or related field, will have published or have under contract at least one poetry book with a distinguished press, and be qualified to teach both the writing and reading of poetry. Experience with other genres is welcome.

Application Instructions

Application Procedures: For full consideration please submit the following to Interfolio by October 15, 2021 using the following link (http://apply.interfolio.com/94156):

  • A cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position
  • A copy of your updated curriculum vitae
  • Contact Information for three professional references

For inquiries, contact Brian McGrath, Search Committee Chair: mcgrath@clemson.edu


Assistant Professor of Poetry - Boise State University

Salary: $60,000 a year

Job Type: Tenure track

Work type: Faculty

Location: Boise, ID

Categories: Media and Arts

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education and is committed to the success of our students and the university. This involves teaching effectiveness, professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities, institutional service, professional and community service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.

Department Overview:

Level Scope:

The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an entry-level academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching; research, scholarship, or creative activities; institutional and professional service appropriate to the discipline and is eligible for tenure.

Essential Functions:

Teaching:

  • Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education.
  • Committed to the success of our students and the university.
  • Committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.
  • Teach assigned courses in accordance with the course syllabi and a schedule of classes that may include day, evening, weekend, and distance classes offered at any approved instructional site.
  • Engage in the development of new and creative instructional materials, including new courses and programs of studies.
  • Assist in keeping the curriculum of the program(s) current.
  • Maintain and improve competence in subjects being taught.
  • Advise students and ensure the successful completion of their degree program. Post and hold office hours in a physical and electronic format (to include virtual office hours) as appropriate.
  • Assist with the departmental assessment efforts and plan.
  • Assist with student recruitment, particularly when low student enrollment is an issue in the program.
  • Direct culminating activities for graduate students

Scholarly, creative, or research activities:

  • Assistant Professors must demonstrate a commitment to their discipline through scholarly and creative activities that fall within Boyer’s four types of scholarship: (1) discovering knowledge, (2) integrating knowledge, (3) applying knowledge, and (4) scholarship of teaching.
  • Conduct research and/or produce scholarly or creative work in accord with the norms in their discipline.
  • Share that work through professionally recognized publications for the type of scholarship.
  • Present that work through professionally recognized forms in professionally recognized venues for the type of scholarship.
  • Engage in professional development.

Service:

  • Each faculty member participates in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities that impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of students, the university, and the community.
  • Faculty must demonstrate a commitment to serving Boise State University, his/her profession, and the community. This type of commitment is demonstrated by service to students (such as advising); participation and leadership in the department, college, or university committees, the faculty senate, and professional organizations; and, as appropriate to their discipline, affairs of the local, state, or national community.
  • Participate actively in assignments necessary to advance the service and/or outreach missions of the department, college, and University, such as serving as a member of the department, college, and/or university committees or councils.
  • Participate actively in professional organizations and perform professional functions such as serving on committees and in leadership roles; as chair, panelist, and discussant at conferences; on editorial boards; refereeing manuscripts and grant applications; and serving on panels for funding agencies.
  • Meet administrative deadlines set by the University for carrying out service responsibilities and submitting required employee materials.
  • Use technology as directed by the University to carry out service responsibilities and receive and submit employee information.

The MFA Program in Creative Writing at Boise State University—a member of The Theater, Film and Creative Writing Department—invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Poetry writing to start Fall 2022.

Candidates must have an M.F.A. or PhD in Creative Writing in hand by the start date, as well as significant publications; at least one book from a national press is desirable.

Secondary experience in writing and teaching creative nonfiction is desirable.

The new faculty member will be expected to teach poetry workshops and form and theory of poetry at the graduate and undergraduate level. The workload is 3/2.

In addition to teaching, the faculty member may eventually participate in the administration of the MFA and BA/BFA programs, including overseeing the MFA Reading Series.

Often called the “gem of the university,” the MFA Program at Boise State is the most competitive graduate program on campus with 250 annual applications and a 2% acceptance rate. The program has been consistently ranked in the top 50 MFA programs by Poets & Writers magazine. The Huffington Post listed Boise State’s MFA program in their “top 25 underrated programs,” and Publisher’s Weekly named us a “program to be watched.” The program is home to The Idaho Review and Free Poetry.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

In accordance with discipline and departmental standards and expectations

  • Demonstrated advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet required attendance and submission deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.) that enhance student interest and engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective grading rubrics for consistent and uniform grading results.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effective, friendly, and civil working relationships with staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests, and others at the university.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality work while working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate, an equivalent terminal degree, or nationally recognized excellence in their field.

Undergraduate Instruction: Hold a degree in the field of instruction (as determined by the discipline) at least one level above that of the program taught.

Graduate Instruction: Hold a terminal degree determined by the discipline and have a record of research, scholarship, or achievement appropriate for the graduate program.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary is $60,000. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Please provide the following documents:

1. letter of application addressed to Dr. Richard Klautsch, Chair of the Department Theater, Film and Creative Writing, describing your writing and teaching experience, areas of focus and expertise, and teaching philosophy.

2. curriculum vitae

3. three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address your teaching abilities,

4. a 20-page sample of your poetry

Advertised: September 10, 2021 Mountain Daylight Time

Applications close: October 8, 2021 11:55 PM Mountain Daylight Time

OPEN / MIXED GENRE - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions

Writer-in-Residence (fiction and multi-genre), 3-year contract with possibility of renewal, Occidental College (CA)

The English Department at Occidental College in Los Angeles invites applications for a full-time three-year Writer-in Residence position with expertise in Creative Writing to begin in the Fall of 2022. The three-year contract may be renewable pending evaluation. Applicants should be prepared to teach introductory and advanced creative writing classes in fiction. An additional ability to teach poetry, creative nonfiction, or graphic forms is desirable. Knowledge of the Los Angeles arts community would also be advantageous. This is a union non-tenure track position (full-time, with benefits) represented by the Service Employees International Union, local 721.

The successful candidate will teach five courses per year (across two semesters), play a key role in mentoring students interested in creative writing and publishing, and help organize creative writing programming in collaboration with other members of the English Department. The Writer-in-Residence will advise and mentor advanced creative writing students each academic year, including in the summer, and advise the undergraduate creative writing magazine (one issue per year). In regards to campus programming, they/he/she will help the department plan the Visiting Writers Series, which has previously featured writers including Anouar Benmalek, Joshua Bennett, Angela Flournoy, Rachel Kushner, Fady Joudah, David Marriott, Fred Moten, Chris Nealon, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Solmaz Sharif, and Jackie Wang.

For a description of Occidental College's English Department/Creative Writing Program and its course offerings, please visit our website.

Required Qualifications

  • MFA or PhD in Creative Writing; or a terminal degree in a related field and relevant experience; or extensive publications with relevant teaching experience
  • Publications in print and/or online magazines or journals with national visibility
  • Experience teaching at the college or university level

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials by email to english_search@oxy.edu by November 1, 2021:

  • A cover letter detailing your professional/educational background and interest in teaching in the English Department/Creative Writing Program in a liberal arts college environment;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of your demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentoring especially for underrepresented students;
  • A 20-page writing sample of creative work, including a one-page introduction and/or summary of additional projects;
  • Contact information for three references. Semifinalist applicants will be notified by December 15, 2021, and will also be requested to submit three (3) letters of recommendation.

**Interviews will take place via Zoom in mid/late January.

Occidental is a small liberal arts college in the city of Los Angeles, and it is among the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the United States. The mission of Occidental College is to provide a gifted and diverse group of students with a total educational experience of the highest quality--one that prepares them for leadership in an increasingly complex, interdependent, and pluralistic world. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will further Occidental’s mission of excellence and equity in their teaching, scholarship, and service.

Occidental College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law. Occidental is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and just environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the College’s strategic equity and justice goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Occidental College is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualifying disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please contact Human Resources (hr@oxy.edu).

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, (fiction and multi-genre), Belmont University (TN)

The Department of English at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in English (Creative Writing) beginning August 2022. Apply here: https://belmont.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=10&id=2102

Job responsibilities include teaching first-year writing, third-year writing, introduction to creative writing, and upper-level courses in creative writing (fiction) in the undergraduate major and in the graduate program. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.

  • Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

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, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application.

During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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

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 Christ-centered community of learning and service.

  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

Preference will be given to a candidate who holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing or a Ph.D. in English with a specialty in fiction writing with a secondary area in poetry writing.

In addition to a Ph.D., a record of publications, and evidence of excellence in teaching are required.

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, University of Toledo (OH)

The University of Toledo Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing. Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in creative writing, other English courses, and general education courses.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on Monday, October 18th, 2021, and will conduct initial interviews online; finalists will be brought to campus. Questions may be addressed to Search Committee Chair, Benjamin Stroud at benjamin.stroud@utoledo.edu.

Candidates must apply with a letter of application addressed to Search Committee Chair Benjamin Stroud, a CV, and a writing sample of 30 pages maximum. Three letters of recommendation must be submitted to EnglishDept@utoledo.edu.

The candidate must have a record of publishing in creative writing, demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, and will have earned a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in Creative Writing by the time of the appointment. Preferred candidates will have expertise in at least two genres of creative writing, including but not limited to fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction. Further preferred qualifications include experience mentoring first-generation and underrepresented minority college students.

https://utoledo.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/3514?c=utoledo

Note: teaching load for research-active faculty is 2/3

Assistant or Associate Professor of English (Composition-Rhetoric and/or Creative Writing), Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA)

3/3 teaching load with possible reduction for WAC/WID or other faculty development work. Details are posted here: https://www.westmont.edu/office-provost/open-positions (scroll down and select "English" tab). Anticipated start date: August 2022. Review of applications begins September 2021 (rolling deadline).


Full-Time Faculty Position in Literature, Bennington College (VT)

Job Type: | Full time

Location: Bennington, Vermont, United States

Bennington College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Literature beginning in the fall of 2022.

We seek to add a poet, nonfiction writer, literary journalist or biographer, or hybrid genre writer to teach undergraduate literature courses covering different historical periods and styles and focused on postcolonial literature and/or critical race theory in literature. The successful candidate will also have the option of teaching creative writing classes in regular rotation with colleagues. All members of Bennington's Literature faculty are teacher-practitioners, and applicants should be dedicated to student-centered teaching and have published or have under contract (with a nationally recognized press) at least one book-length work of poetry, creative nonfiction, hybrid genre literature, literary journalism, or literary biography.

Candidates should apply online below by submitting: a) letter of application that describes teaching experience, professional work and includes a reflection on the candidate's potential to contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through teaching, research, and/or service; b) curriculum vitae; c) a 25-page writing sample; d) descriptions of at least 3 courses in literature that you would be interested in offering; and e) the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on September 15 and will continue until the position is filled. This position requires the successful completion and acceptable results of a background check. To apply, please visit http://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0smp4/

Through Bennington's teacher-practitioner model, individual members of the faculty shape the future curriculum, and professional work is in ongoing dialogue with faculty's teaching and advising. Candidates should expect to teach the equivalent of five literature courses a year, including courses in creative writing, but also extending to wide-ranging coursework in literature of various historical periods.

In particular, we seek to expand our current offerings in areas such as any one of the following: Caribbean literature, African literature, Asian and Asian American literature including South Asian literature, the literature of the Middle East, Latinx literature in the United States, 19th century and 20th century African American literature, postcolonial literature and theory, and/or critical race theory. In recognition of the employment challenges sometimes faced by academic couples in small communities, the College will also consider applications to share equally a single full-time faculty position. Applicants must each submit an individual application and indicate in their cover letters that they are applying jointly.

Bennington College is a small residential liberal arts college in southern Vermont, long distinguished for its progressive approach to higher education. The College was founded in 1932 on the principle of active engagement in learning, which is manifest in individualized plans of study developed by students together with faculty. Bennington serves a diverse student population inclusive of members of ethnically/racially minoritized, international, LGBTQIA+, and disability communities as well as diverse gender identities, socioeconomic backgrounds, religions, and political beliefs. Our staff and faculty also reflect diverse and intersecting backgrounds and identities.

All employees are expected to be respectful and responsive to these differences in the service of building community that promotes student and employee success. Each individual (faculty, staff and student) will be accountable for upholding these values. The College's approach to pluralism and inclusivity—both as fields of inquiry and practice—is to prioritize flexible thought, and to invite the examination of access, value, power, and privilege through its institutional policies and areas of study. We encourage applicants from diverse realms of interest, backgrounds, experience, and accomplishment to apply.

VISITING POSITIONS / LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENTS / FELLOWSHIPS

Wichita State University - Emerging Fiction Writer-in-Residence (One Month Appointment)

This is a one-month position for an emerging fiction writer of extraordinary promise. The recipient will give a reading and teach a tutorial course to approximately 15 graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Appointment for one month in the Spring 2022 semester; dates can be flexibly scheduled within some constraints. Qualifications: Extensive high quality publications in top national journals and/or at least one high quality collection of fiction with a notable press; successful teaching experiences; awards and fellowships preferred. Recipient will receive $4500 for the one month tutorial and a campus reading. Writers of diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Send letter of application, professional vita, and writing sample (10-15 pages or a book) to Sam Taylor, Attn: Visiting Emerging Fiction Writer Application, Department of English, Box 14, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67260-0014. Or, send as a single PDF file to sam.taylor@wichita.edu. Please indicate your full range of possible availability. Priority deadline is September 1, 2021

Wichita State University - Distinguished Poet-in-Residence, (One Month Appointment)

This is a well-compensated one-month visiting position for a distinguished poet who will give a campus reading and teach a tutorial course to 10-15 graduate and advanced undergraduate poetry students. Appointment will be in the Spring 2022 semester. Qualifications: extensive high quality publications in top national journals and magazines; high quality collections of poetry; awards, fellowships, and a national reputation preferred. Salary is $14,000 for the month, which can be flexibly scheduled within certain constraints. Writers of diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Send letter of application, professional vita, and writing sample to Sam Taylor, Attn: Distinguished Visiting Poet Application, Department of English, Box 14, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67260-0014. Or, send as a single PDF to sam.taylor@wichita.edu. Priority deadline is September 1, 2021.

Forest Writer-in-Residence - Colby College

Description

The Creative Writing Program at Colby College is accepting applications for the 2022 Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence.

The Forese Writer-in-Residence is a semester-long residency, beginning in February of 2022, which provides a poet at any stage of his/her career an opportunity to work on a writing project, while also being involved in the Colby literary community. Duties of the Forese Writer-in-Resident will include teaching one class designed by the Resident in consultation with the Program Director, giving one reading during the semester, being available for office hours, working with selected seniors in the appropriate genre, and interacting with the broader Waterville community.

The 2021 Forese Writer-in-Residence was Nicholson Baker.

In addition to a generous honorarium, housing in downtown Waterville will be provided, along with a stipend for expenses.

Qualifications

Qualifications: MFA, creative PhD, or equivalent; two book-length works (includes chapbooks); some demonstrated experience of teaching at the undergraduate level.

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who will participate in the dialogue between Creative Writing and other areas on campus, and who, through their involvement on campus, will contribute to diversity and excellence of the campus community.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a CV, a cover letter, a description of the proposed course, a significant excerpt from one of your books in pdf form, and the names of two possible references (do not send reference letters at this time). Materials can be posted to Interfolio:

http://apply.interfolio.com/89540

Deadline: September 30, 2021

Address inquiries about the Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in Residence program to the Creative Writing Program Director, Professor Michael Burke. mdburke@colby.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications

from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu

Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Employer
St. Lawrence University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Aug 25, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 2022-2023. 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, possibly serving as a reader on a senior honors thesis or 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. 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.

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. Minimum of two years of undergraduate teaching experience required.

Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu, uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Applications should be received by October 11, 2021; review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Sarah Gates, Search Chair at [[2]].

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 University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Assistant Director, Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College

Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for the Assistant Director of the Rose O'Neill Literary House. This position requires a background in literary editing and publishing as well as skills that foreground organization, events management, and student supervision and success. This position reports to the Director of the Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College.

The Assistant Director at the Rose O'Neill Literary House works closely with the Director and Associate Director to conceive of, implement, and manage activities and programming that promote and sustain the mission of the Literary House: developing a creative community with a focus on the literary arts, forging beneficial connections with outside groups and individuals, sponsoring outstanding public programs and events, creating on- and off-campus opportunities for students and faculty, and enhancing the stature of literature and the creative arts at Washington College both regionally and nationally. The Assistant Director represents the Lit House to prospective partners, visitors, speakers, and other guests and keeps abreast of current trends, ideas, and scholarship in relevant fields while prioritizing assignments according to deadline and/or workload. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with occasional weekend and evening commitments.

Essential Functions:


Administering events for a well-known and high-profile Reading Series

Serving as Assistant Editor for the Literary House Press, which includes some sales and marketing as well as intern supervision, and may include the supervision and design of our letterpress broadside series (6 per year)

Managing Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College, including supervising student screeners, supervising design, publishing, marketing, and sales

Coordinating Fellowship and Internship programs

Assisting with the Board of Publications, which oversees our student publications (yearbook, newspaper, undergraduate creative writing journal, and a liberal arts magazine).

Overseeing facilities management

Coordinating our print shop workshop series (2 workshops per semester: Introduction to Letterpress and a more advanced Book Arts class).

Coordinating the Cherry Tree Young Writers' Conference, a 4-day writing conference for high school students

Providing some accounting oversight for budgets associated with the Literary House, the Literary House Press, and the Board of Publications

Helping to plan and oversee an annual visit to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs's annual conference, including helping to supervise 4-6 students at our Bookfair table or booth, and assisting the Associate Director in planning and executing an offsite reading event to promote the latest issue of Cherry Tree.

Administering all Literary House student prizes.


Qualifications (Education, Skills and Experience):

Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusivity

BA degree in English or related arts discipline; MFA in creative writing field preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge in literary publishing and literary communities.

Experience supervising students in internship or work capacities

Design knowledge strongly preferred but not absolutely required (InDesign and PhotoShop in particular)

Ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time, to prioritize when necessary, and to work independently

Strong organizational skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to work well with others in a collaborative and fast-paced educational environment

Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills


More about the Rose O'Neill Literary House (including Cherry Tree) can be found at https://www.washcoll.edu/lithouse

How to Apply:

When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal (https://washcoll.hrmdirect.com/employment/index.php). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Washington College is a private liberal arts and sciences college in Chestertown, Maryland which serves about 1,100 undergraduate students through emphasizing excellence in teaching and a commitment to scholarly research. The College seeks employees committed to advancing inclusion and equity and to cultivating a community that welcomes all people, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Of special interest are candidates who can further the Collegeís efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The College is located on Maryland's Eastern Shore, about 1.5 hours from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. For more information about the College, please consult the college's website (www.washcoll.edu) and view the collegeís diversity statement (https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/president/diversitystatement.php).

WHO IS USING THIS WIKI?

AGE

under 30: 1

30-35: 3

36-40: 6

41-45: 2

46-50: 2

over 50: 2

prefer not to state age:

TOTAL: 10

Field

Poet: 3

Fiction Writer: 6

Nonfiction Writer:

Multi-Genre: 8

Script writer (TV&Film): 2

Script writer (Theatre): 2

Search Committee Lurker:


Employment STATUS

Unemployed and looking for job:

Administrative job/Publisher:

Employed in other field, wanting to re-enter academia:

Employed in other field, just trying to break into academia: 2

Finishing MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market: 2

Have fellowship after MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market:

Working as adjunct/lecturer, looking for TT job: 6

Have visiting gig, looking for TT: 2

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: 1

Have TT job and on the market because of a spouse/partner: 1

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:

Tenured and on the market because of a spouse/partner:

Have tenure but looking for new job: 1

Tenured at undergrad-only institution, looking for job in MFA program:

Window shopping: 1


Degrees

PhD only:

PhD and MA: 3

PhD and MS:

PhD and MA (lit, not cw):

Phd and Terminal MA:

MFA and ABD: 1

MA and ABD:

MFA, MA, and ABD:

MFA and MS:

MFA only: 2

PhD and MFA in: 3

Fiction: 2

Poetry: 3

Nonfiction:

Fiction and Poetry:

Fiction and Nonfiction:

Poetry and Nonfiction:

Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction: 1

Screenwriting:

PhD, MFA, and MA:

Two MFAs (in different genres or same):

Terminal MA:

MFA and MA: 1

MFA and MA (not in CW):

MA (not terminal):

MAT and MFA:

MA Ed, Ed.D., MFA:

MFA only: 1

Other:

Published articles or stories (Magazine, Anthology, or Journal, etc): 3

No book yet: 1

First book under contract: 1

First academic book under contract:

First book published: 2

First book under contract + edited anthology published:

First book + edited anthologies published: 1

Edited book under contract:

First book + academic book under contract:

First book + critical book published + edited book under contract:

First book published, second book under contract: 2

First book published, second book in submission:

Second book published: 2

Second book published, third under contract: 2

Multiple books published: 3

Multiple books + edited anthology published: