Assistant Professor of Fiction Writing (tenure-track)

The University of Notre Dame seeks a tenure-track fiction writer at the assistant professor level for a joint appointment in Notre Dame's new center for the comparative study of race that will be launched later this year and the long-established Creative Writing Program in the Department of English. We seek a writer with an M.F.A., Ph.D., or equivalent degree and teaching experience who has published at least one book with a nationally recognized press and who has expertise in Black (including African American, African, or African diasporic) fiction. The writer will have teaching opportunities in creative writing and literature at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and will join a thriving community of venturesome writers. The course load (2:2 per year) will be divided between the Creative Writing Program and the new center. Please submit a CV and letter of interest describing your literary and teaching concerns, along with a statement describing how you envision contributing to a vibrant new center on race, to The deadline has been extended to November 16, 2020.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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