Visiting Assistant Professor, English - Creative Writing

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  • 24-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Washington, PA, USA
  • Full Time
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    One-year position for Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (open genre), nonrenewable, beginning August 2021. Teaching load: 3/3, including a mix of multi-genre creative writing (fiction/poetry), literature, and first-year writing courses (capped at 15-16 students for writing courses and workshops, and 20 students for literature courses).

    The position also confers the title of Visiting Writer-in-Residence, with responsibility for giving a public reading in the fall and for supporting creative writing-related activities through the year, such as assisting the faculty advisor to the student literary journal, the Wooden Tooth Review.


      A Ph.D. in Creative Writing or English, American, or Anglophone literature is preferred; well qualified applicants holding the M.F.A. will also be considered. Requires a strong commitment to undergraduate teachingWillingness to participate in the life of a lively and collegial departmentBroad education in the disciplineRecord of creative publicationRecent, successful experience in teaching college-level first-year and/or creative writingIdeal candidate would be prepared to teach world literature

    The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position.

    Job Description Status The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are illustrative ones anticipated for this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required. Washington & Jefferson College reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of its programs. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.

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    Posted: 4/30/2021
    Application Due: 5/12/2021
    Work Type: Full Time