ENGLISH Creative Writing/Poetry. Elon University invites
applications for a tenure-track poet at the assistant professor
level, beginning mid-August 2022.
Requirements: MFA or higher, an active record of publication in
top-tier journals and/or presses, and a record of innovation and
excellence in undergraduate teaching. We especially seek
candidates with a teaching history that demonstrates an explicit
engagement with, and commitment to, understanding experiences
shaped by race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, dis/ability,
religion, and/or class.
A successful applicant will be prepared to teach the
intermediate poetry course, as well as multi-genre introductory and
upper-level creative writing courses, including the senior seminar.
The applicant should also be equipped to teach first-year writing,
literature, and/or interdisciplinary courses in the Elon Core
Curriculum, and to mentor students pursuing creative thesis
projects. The Creative Writing program at Elon is a tight-knit
community. Applicants should be prepared to engage openly and
frequently with students both in and out of the
Elon is a dynamic private, coeducational, comprehensive
institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty
and students in teaching and learning on a liberal-arts-based
residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the
University web site at www.elon.edu. <http://www.elon.edu>.
Applications must be received by November 16, 2021. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a
portfolio of selected work (links and/or PDF, 15 pages maximum),
and three letters of recommendation to Drew Perry at email@example.com. Include
your name in the subject line. Candidates who have experience
working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to a
climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their
experiences in their cover letter. We may request additional
materials at a later date.
Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to
advancing a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes
all applicants. Candidates from under-represented groups are
encouraged to apply.