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A&S_ENG_Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Employer
University of Miami
Location
Coral Gables, FL

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The Creative Writing Program in the Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, at the University of Miami invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing to teach two courses in Fall 2024 and three courses in Spring 2025, including a graduate poetry workshop, a graduate craft seminar, and advanced undergraduate courses in poetry.

Qualified candidates will hold an M.F.A. in creative writing or a Ph.D. in English with a creative writing concentration, a record of excellence in college-level teaching, and at least one book published with a nationally recognized press alongside a strong record of publication in nationally recognized literary magazines.

Please apply to this position electronically through the University’s Faculty Career Website: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty. Please upload a dossier that includes a cover letter, CV, and a 10-page writing sample of published works in a single PDF document. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically to english.jobs@miami.edu.

The search committee will give priority to applications received prior to June 1, 2024. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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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Full time

Employee Type:

Faculty

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