Visiting Assistant Professor of English (fiction writing)

The English Department at Trinity College seeks to hire an actively publishing fiction writer to fill a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in fiction writing, beginning Fall 2021. Applicants for this position should have demonstrated ability to teach introductory creative writing courses and advanced fiction workshops. Ph.D. or M.F.A., publications, and teaching experience required. Teaching load is 3/2.

Trinity College is a coeducational, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated pedagogical framework. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to attracting and supporting faculty that fully represents the racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity of the United States. We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

Visit to submit a letter of application, C.V., a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and contact information for three individuals who will write letters of recommendation. Questions should be directed to Christopher Hager, Chair of the English Department ( Interviews conducted via Zoom. Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Candidates considered for non-tenure-track, temporary positions must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require an H1-B visa cannot be considered for temporary positions. Applicants for non-tenure-track, temporary positions who require sponsorship for visas other than an H1-B visa will be required to pay all costs associated with visa applications.

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