Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing (Fiction Writer)

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 12, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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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