Assistant Professor in Writing (Fiction)
Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, the liberal arts undergraduate college of The New School, invites applications from accomplished fiction writers with a strong academic or belle-lettristic orientation for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position.
Fiction writers should show a prominent record of publication and an established national profile as a writer as well as a significant voice in reviewing, criticism, journalism, or scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate a record of superior teaching with a significant commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and advising, the ability to teach in a literature department, as well as in a rigorous, literature-based writing curriculum. Applicants must also show the potential for future intellectual and administrative leadership within the college and university.
Send letter of application, c.v., statement on teaching philosophy, and names, titles and phone numbers of three references. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2008. Although the position will remain open until filled, applicants who submit materials before December 1 will receive fullest consideration. Eugene Lang College is located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City and promotes active learning through small, innovative seminar discussion classes. The college and university are interested in candidates who are committed to the development of a campus climate that supports racial, ethnic and cultural diversity. The position is dependent on budget approval from the Office of the Provost.
In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.
Apply with us and discover the rewards and opportunities in working for a world-class, urban university.
Interested candidates must directly apply at:
Human Resources Department
The New School
Online App. Form:
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