Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

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The Literature and Creative Writing Department of Hamilton College invites applications for a practicing fiction writer to fill a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2021. The teaching load is five courses annually, including introduction to creative writing (mixed genre), the intermediate workshop in fiction, and literature courses.  A Ph.D. is preferred, although candidates with a MFA and advanced coursework in literature will be considered.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., and a sample of creative work (15-30 pages) via Interfolio at  We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Professor Tina Hall, Search Committee Chair, at Application materials should be uploaded by March 15, 2021.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings as, as well as additional information at at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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