Stanford University, Department of English

Position ID:Stanford-English-POETRY [#17250]
Position Title: Poet and Professor - Tenured
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / Creative Writing
Appl Deadline:2021/01/11 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2020/10/20, finished 2021/07/17, listed until 2021/01/11)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of English and the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University are conducting a search for a poet to be appointed at the tenured level. The successful candidate will have a record of distinguished publication, including at least three books of poetry.

Candidates should also have a strong commitment to teaching, experience and/or interest in program direction, and be prepared to take an active part in Stanford’s vibrant academic and creative writing communities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within both the English Department and the Creative Writing Program, and to engage in mentoring and advising students at all levels. Candidates should hold a degree of practice (MFA, PhD, or MA in Creative Writing) or its equivalent; candidates with other significant career paths will also be considered. The term of appointment will begin September 1, 2021.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae with a brief list of courses taught; electronic copies of published books; and names and addresses of three references. For full consideration, materials must be received by January 11, 2021.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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