Assistant Professor of English
- English, College of William & Mary
- Location details
- College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Creative writing
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
The Department of English at William & Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in creative writing. We are interested in individuals with publications and teaching expertise in fiction, with secondary expertise in creative nonfiction or screenwriting. Appointment will begin August 10, 2020. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach courses that fulfill the proposed COLL (general education) requirement in justice and equity.
Teaching expectation is two seminar/workshop-style courses per semester. Additional expectations include advising students and supervising senior honors projects, participation in running an annual series of readings by invited authors, and helping to organize and evaluate student writing competitions (including several annual scholarship programs).
Information on the degree programs in the Department of English may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/english/index.php.
To apply submit a curriculum vitae; a cover letter; two recent, relevant syllabi; and copies of student evaluations (including comments) from two recent, relevant courses. Please also submit a teaching statement in which you address how you create a welcoming environment for students from diverse backgrounds in regards to gender, race, ethnicity and sexuality. You will also be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, September 29, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.
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