Writer-in-Residence on the Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing

Job Description: Phillips Academy Andover seeks a Writer-in-Residence to fill the Roger F. Murray Chair in Creative Writing. This two-year appointment will begin in September of 2023 with the possibility of renewal for up to two more years.  It is a housed faculty position. Responsibilities include teaching two senior seminar classes in creative writing per term: one in poetry and one in fiction.  We seek dynamic candidates who will be active participants in our academic and residential programs.

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse residential school committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences learn and grow together.  The ideal candidate embraces and supports this commitment.  In your cover letter, please explain your experience and interest in working in such a school community.

Minimum requirements: One published book and demonstrated success as a teacher of creative writing at the university or secondary-school level. 

Application Process: Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a résumé, two letters of reference, and cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy): https://andover.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=875. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks, as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety.  Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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