English, Pomona College

Position ID:Pomona-English-CW [#9973]
Position Title: Henry G. Lee '37 Professor of English
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / Creative Writing
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01** finished (posted 2017/09/27, finished 2018/09/09)
Position Description:    

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

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The Department of English at Pomona College seeks a distinguished poet for appointment as the Henry G. Lee ‘37 Professor of English. Responsibility to teach creative writing and literature courses of one’s own choosing; 2/1 teaching load; open rank. Pomona College, founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college, located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, attracting a diverse national and international student body. To be assured full consideration, please send 1) a CV or résumé, 2) a letter of interest, 3) two brief statements—one addressing teaching philosophy and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and 4) a book of poems (physical book or PDF). These documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.com; books can be mailed to Kevin Dettmar, Chair, Department of English, Pomona College, 140 W. Sixth Street, Claremont, CA 91711, USA. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017. The Department of English supports equal access to higher education and values a richly diverse working and learning environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

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:
140 W. 6th Street
Crookshank Hall #106
Claremont, CA 91711-6335

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