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assistant prof in poetry and nonfiction: Washington College

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  • AllisonJ
    The Department of English at Washington College seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment with specialization in creative writing
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 7, 2012
      The Department of English at Washington College seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment with specialization in creative writing (poetry and nonfiction) to begin in August 2013. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. in English or Creative Writing is required; evidence of teaching excellence on the college level and potential for significant publication are expected. The successful candidate will have experience and demonstrated commitment to teaching writing as well as interest teaching and mentoring students in a residential, liberal arts college environment. This position involves teaching a 3/3 load including introductory and advanced writing and literature courses and advanced poetry and non-fiction writing workshops. Tenure-line faculty are expected to contribute courses to the college-wide first year writing and research program. Salary is competitive.

      Washington College, home to a vibrant literary community, is located in historic Chestertown on Maryland's Eastern Shore, enrolls approximately 1450 students, and is within easy driving distance to Washington D. C., Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Applicants can learn more about the College at www.washcoll.edu and more about the English department, the creative writing minor, the Sophie Kerr Series and Prize, and the Rose O'Neill Literary House at http://english.washcoll.edu/

      Application Process: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (with names of references) and a writing sample through our online portal Consensus, at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Applications must be received by Nov. 1, 2012 for full consideration. Dossiers (including letters of recommendation and transcripts) will be requested after initial screening; interviews of selected candidates will be held at the MLA convention. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
      Application Information
      Contact: Washington College
      Online App. Form: https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp

      The Department of English at Washington College seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment with specialization in creative writing (poetry and nonfiction) to begin in August 2013. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. in English or Creative Writing is required; evidence of teaching excellence on the college level and potential for significant publication are expected. The successful candidate will have experience and demonstrated commitment to teaching writing as well as interest teaching and mentoring students in a residential, liberal arts college environment. This position involves teaching a 3/3 load including introductory and advanced writing and literature courses and advanced poetry and non-fiction writing workshops. Tenure-line faculty are expected to contribute courses to the college-wide first year writing and research program. Salary is competitive.

      Washington College, home to a vibrant literary community, is located in historic Chestertown on Maryland's Eastern Shore, enrolls approximately 1450 students, and is within easy driving distance to Washington D. C., Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Applicants can learn more about the College at www.washcoll.eduand more about the English department, the creative writing minor, the Sophie Kerr Series and Prize, and the Rose O'Neill Literary House at http://english.washcoll.edu/
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