Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Feb 21, 2019

The Literature and Creative Writing Department of Hamilton College invites applications for a practicing poet to fill a one year position at the rank of visiting assistant professor in creative writing. The teaching load is five courses annually: two sections of introduction to creative writing (mixed genre), an intermediate workshop in poetry, and two literature courses. Ph.D. preferred.

Please send a vita, letter of application, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a sample of creative work (at least 10 pages) as pdf files via Interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Margaret Thickstun, Chair, at [email protected]. We will begin reviewing files on March 15 and continue until the position is filled. Appointment to begin July 1, 2019.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings as, as well as additional information at at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 2/26/2019
Application Due: 4/27/2019
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