Visiting Assistant Professor of English

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The Department of English at the University of Iowa is searching for a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach 2 courses per semester (50% position) for the 21-22 academic year. The position will involve teaching upper-level undergraduate classes in English and creative nonfiction writing, including an honors seminar in creative nonfiction and an advanced writing workshop. It will also involve teaching a graduatelevel writing workshop and a seminar on The History of the Essay for the MFA program in nonfiction writing. This position includes full University of Iowa benefits.

Required Education: MFA in Creative Nonfiction in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications: A minimum of two years college teaching experience; at least one published book with a reputable press.

Desirable Qualification: Demonstrated interest in teaching advanced creative nonfiction writing and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Review of Applications will begin May 31, 2021

Please reference requisition 74153_ at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ when applying. To ensure full consideration, candidates should provide the following required documents: a Letter of Application, CV, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and Syllabi and Evaluations from two most recent courses taught.

The Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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