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Open-Rank Search in Poetry

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Type
Full Time
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Description

We are conducting an open-rank search to fill a tenured or tenure track position in poetry. Teaching responsibilities (two courses per semester) will include undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to inclusive teaching practices, including the teaching of literature that reflects diverse experiences of race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and class. We are particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to develop and teach courses in African American poetry or poetry of the African diaspora. Secondary expertise in LGBTQ Literature or Women's and Gender studies is also desirable.

The Writing Seminars, one of the oldest graduate programs in creative writing, offers a fully funded two-year Master of Fine Arts degree in poetry and fiction, as well as major and minor undergraduate concentrations in creative writing.

Qualifications

Interested applicants should have at least one book of poetry published by or in press with a reputable house, and another underway.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and CV electronically via Interfolio - http://apply.interfolio.com/112448.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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