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Term Faculty in Creative Writing

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 30, 2020

The Department of Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2020-21. Rank will be dependent on degree, experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 24, 2020.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit .The Department of Literature offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn more about the Department of Literature at: .

Applicants should hold a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in Creative Writing. The position will require the incumbent to teach two courses in poetry and/or creative non-fiction per semester plus read and mentor theses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Previous experience teaching creative writing online is especially desirable. All faculty are expected to hold regular office hours and participate in department and university activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications here on Interfolio. Include a teaching statement that addresses pedagogical philosophy and examples of relevant practice, as well as evidence of support for diverse and minority student populations; curriculum vitae; and a syllabus from a recent writing class. We especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups. Please contact Amber Cruz, Senior Administrative Assistant, 202-885-2908 or , if you have any questions.

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