McGee Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

McGee Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing, 2020-2021, Genre Open


Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina invites distinguished writers to apply for a non-renewable one-year professorship, the McGee Professor of Writing, for appointment for the academic year 2020-2021; genre open. Responsibilities: teach two courses per semester, serve on two English honors committees, and work closely with students and faculty. Qualifications: extensive high-quality publications, significant awards and/or fellowships; national reputation within the field; demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Previous McGee professors have included Kazim Ali, Dorothy Allison, María Irene Fornés, Thomas Mallon, Sue Miller, Rona Munro, D.A. Powell, Victoria Redel, and Ali Selim.


Furnished housing and salary of $110,000 provided, plus benefits. Apply online at and attach a letter of application, a c.v., a list of three references, and a one page Statement on Diversity and Inclusivity in Teaching that addresses how the applicant’s creative writing pedagogy is consonant with Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Also mail at least one book to Professor Alan Michael Parker, Department of English, PO Box 1719, Davidson, NC 28035-7010.  All application materials should be submitted by November 11th, 2019. 


Davidson College is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located twenty miles from Charlotte, N.C.  The College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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