Duke University, English Department

Position ID:Duke-English-LAPOPCW [#12048]
Position Title: Lecturer or Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / Creative Writing
Appl Deadline:2019/01/02* finished (offers accepted 2018/09/20, finished 2019/06/11, listed until 2019/03/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Duke University English Department welcomes applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing. We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate teaching of fiction and/or creative non-fiction writing. Candidates should be committed to engage fully with the literary and intellectual life of the university and the Durham area. We welcome applications from writers working in any national, transnational, or diasporic Anglophone tradition. This is a non-tenure track, fixed term renewable position which begins July 1, 2019.

To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of up to five of your publications ranked in order of importance. Please also submit a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and 3 letters of recommendation. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply .    

The committee will begin its deliberations on January 2nd 2019. Applications received by that date will be guaranteed full consideration.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(919) 684-2741
Duke University
Department of English
303 Allen Building
Durham, NC 27708

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