Visiting Faculty - Literature and Fiction Writing

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Albion College invites applications for a one-year (non-renewable) visiting faculty member with a specialization in writing fiction to teach college writing, literature, and creative writing. We are especially interested in candidates who will engage our inclusive learning community and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity and diversity.  M.F.A. or Ph.D preferred, but A.B.D. will be considered. 3/3 teaching load. Primary responsibilities include teaching college writing, introductory creative writing (multi-genre: poetry and fiction), and introductory literature. Additional responsibilities may include directing honors theses in fiction writing and assisting with the Albion College Reading Series.  Several semesters’ teaching experience at the college level and a record of publication are expected. The English Department has a long-term commitment to diversity in the curriculum and in its faculty and to excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Candidates should submit an online application, including CV, cover letter, and statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at: Applications completed by March 8, 2020, will receive full consideration. Please direct questions to Danit Brown, chair of English, at [email protected]

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1550 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. Albion College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. Visit our web site at




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Posted: 2/13/2020
Application Due: 4/13/2020
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