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Bonderman Assistant Professor of the Practice (Poetry)

Literary Arts Department
Providence, Rhode Island
Posted Date
Feb 17, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Bonderman Assistant Professor of the Practice positions are two year, non-renewable visiting professorships with full benefits. Candidates should preferably have an MFA or equivalent, a strong publication record in poetry, and demonstrate excellence and innovation in teaching poetry at the undergraduate level. We also seek candidates with additional expertise in areas such as hybrid genre, nonfiction, international literature, translation, literary theory, film/video, and/or digital arts.  Duties of the position include teaching two undergraduate courses per semester in the literary arts as well as directing undergraduate theses and contributing to the creative and intellectual life of the department through individual and collaborative initiatives. Please submit via Interfolio a letter of application (detailing your work as a writer, teaching experience, and your approach to teaching in a diverse and inclusive environment), a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample (including a substantial portion of a creative text), and a list of at least three references. Do NOT send letters of reference at the initial stage. Review of applications will begin on March 6th and will remain open until filled. As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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