fiction job: Colgate University
- Department of English. Tenure-track position in fiction writing, rank of
assistant professor, beginning fall 2008.
MFA or PhD expected, and required before third-year review. Teaching load of
five courses per year includes creative writing workshops, courses in
literature, and contributions to the university's liberal arts CORE program. Salary
and benefits competitive.
Please send letter of application, vita, dossier (including letters of
recommendation), and writing sample to Search Committee, c/o Jane Pinchin, Chair,
Department of English, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2007, and preliminary
interviews will be held at MLA in Chicago. Colgate, a highly selective liberal arts
college of 2700 students, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, student body, and staff further
the university's educational mission. We welcome applications from women,
minorities, and candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national
perspectives to their creative work and teaching.
Jane Pinchin, Chair
Department of English
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346
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- The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in fiction writing at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of M.F.A. or Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after date of hire. Teaching load of five courses per year includes creative writing workshops and courses in literature. We especially welcome applicants who can teach a course in one or more of the following categories: contemporary African-American, US ethnic, postcolonial, screenwriting, playwriting, non-fiction. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted throughhttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6068. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA Convention, January 7-10, 2016, or via Skype.
Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter (or other statement) their approach to teaching and/or creative work in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York atwww.upstatenyherc.org.