Brown University invites applications for an Associate Professor or Professor specializing in Poetry, position to begin 1 July 2011.
Candidates should have a strong national and international reputation as a poet, a substantial publication record, and extensive teaching experience; additional expertise in other areas such as translation or poetics. An ideal candidate will also have leadership potential and be interested in helping to develop and administer the future of the Literary Arts Program. We are looking for a strong and committed teacher who has made and will continue to make important contributions to contemporary poetry. Course load is 2/2. Duties including teaching poetry workshops and literature courses, directing graduate and undergraduate theses, and advising graduate and undergraduate students in poetry and related topics.
Candidates should send letter of application, writing sample, C.V. and names of at least five referees to C.D. Wright, Search Committee Chair, Literary Arts, Brown University, Box 1923, Providence RI 02912. Applications received by December 1, 2010 will be given full consideration. Brown is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Postal Address: CD Wright
Providence, RI 02912