Assistant Professor-General Faculty (Visiting)

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor-General Faculty (Visiting)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of English

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-17-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of English, Creative Writing, at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a one academic year visiting Assistant Professorship-General Faculty. The appointment begins July 25, 2017. A strong background in contemporary fiction and creative nonfiction and an MFA are required. At least one published novel or story collection, as well as substantial publications in creative nonfiction, essays, profiles, reviews, etc. from major presses required. Teaching experience required. 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 candidate will be responsible for teaching 2 courses in the Fall, 2017, and 2 courses in the Spring, 2018, and will include undergraduate workshops at intermediate and advanced levels.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVA (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV and a statement of teaching philosophy (attach statement of teaching philosophy to Cover Letter). Search on posting 0620704. Applications will be reviewed beginning May 5, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to: Stacey Trader,

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative employer. Women, minorities, Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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