English Department, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-English-FICTION [#12052]
Position Title: Professor 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* (posted 2018/09/20, listed until 2019/03/20)
Position Description:    

The Duke University English Department welcomes nominations and applications for a distinguished fiction writer with a national or international reputation for a position as Full Professor or Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing. We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate teaching of 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 position begins July 1, 2019 and may be either a tenure or non-tenure line, depending on qualifications.

To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of your top five publications ranked in order of importance. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply

The committee also invites letters of nomination for potential candidates. We ask that all nominations be sent to english@duke.edu, using “Senior Fiction Writer Search” as the subject line. 

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


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, 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:
english.duke.edu
(919) 684-2741
 
Duke University
Department of English
303 Allen Building
Durham, NC 27708

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