Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, an independent, coeducational, secondary boarding and day school with a diverse community of students and faculty, seeks a writer-in-residence to fill the Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing.  This is a two-year appointment to begin in September of 2020 with a possibility of renewal for up to two more years.  Responsibilities include teaching two seminar classes (maximum 15 students per class) in creative writing per term.  We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the academic and residential programs.  Minimum requirements include at least one published book and demonstrated success in the teaching of creative writing at the university or secondary level. 

Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.  Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference.  Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community.  In your cover letter, please address directly your interest and experience in working in such a school community.  Letters should be written to the attention of Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy. 

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as authorization to work in the United States. 

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