The Writing Program at New York University Shanghai is pleased
to invite applications for the inaugural Emerging Writer Teaching
Fellowship in Creative Writing. In addition to core first- and
second-year writing courses, the Writing Program offers a creative
writing minor, and a robust culture of readings and student
engagement in the literary arts. The Emerging Writer Fellow will
teach a 2:1; all classes will be creative writing workshops. The
writer is expected to undertake research and writing for a current
project-in-development. The writer must be in residence in Shanghai
for the duration of each semester and should participate actively
in the literary life of the university, including one or more
An MFA or PhD in creative writing with at least one book
published or under contact with a reputable press, or a produced
play or film is required. Writers with expertise in any genre or
combination of genres may apply. The successful candidate has a
proven record of excellence in teaching university-level creative
writing. We are especially interested in candidates whose writing
projects require research in the Asia-Pacific region, although this
is not a requirement. We do seek individuals who are flexible,
outgoing, and enthusiastic about participating in a growing
university writing community, open to new environments, and
respectful of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
We provide a competitive salary, benefits, and a housing
stipend. The fellowship lasts nine months, beginning in mid-August
2018; contracts are non-renewable.
Applications are due on January 15th, 2018.
Required application materials:
- A cover letter, which explains your current writing project(s)
and your interest in the fellowship and in Shanghai;
- A statement of your teaching philosophy;
- A current CV;
- A writing sample (10-20 pages).
- A recommendation letter that speaks to your teaching.
Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/about/work/faculty-positions
for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have
any questions, please e-mail email@example.com .
About NYU Shanghai:
NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within the NYU
Global Network University. It is the first Sino-US higher education
joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the U.S. as
well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research
university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in
one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual
community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars who are committed to
NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative
New York University has established itself as a Global Network
University, a multi-site, organically connected network
encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. There are three
degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, and
complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five
continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in
pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural,
interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.
NYU Shanghai is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action