A&S_ENG_Associate Professor (Creative Writing- Fiction)

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-02-28
Req: R100033906
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of English at the University of Miami seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in creative writing (fiction) with teaching responsibilities in both MFA and undergraduate creative writing programs.

The Creative Writing Program is particularly interested in fiction writers who bring multilingual, international, or cross-cultural perspectives to their work. We seek candidates with diverse intellectual and creative interests whose teaching and writing intersect with the work of other faculty in English and elsewhere in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The successful candidate will be an actively publishing writer who is ready to serve as a reader or adviser for MFA theses and on the creative writing program committee, as well as other departmental, college, or university committees. The teaching assignment is two courses per semester. Minimum requirements include an appropriate terminal degree (i.e., an MFA or the equivalent); at least one published book of fiction; and experience teaching creative writing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position will begin August 15, 2020.

Applicants should apply to the University of Miami’s Career Opportunities website: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty . Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, and a writing sample of 15-30 pages; please combine all the application materials into one PDF file.

First-round interviews will take place via video-conferencing. Review of materials will begin immediately on a rolling basis and will continue until the position is filled.

To ask questions about the position, please e-mail the Search Committee Chair, Chantel Acevedo: [email protected] .

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 8/8/2019
Application Due: 4/9/2020
Work Type: Full Time