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Lecturer in English

Bates College
Maine, United States
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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The Department of English at Bates College seeks an emerging poet for a three‐year lectureship. Required qualifications include an MFA, one book of poetry with a nationally‐recognized press, secondary publications in creative non-fiction, and at least two years of undergraduate‐level teaching experience by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will teach four courses per year, including poetry workshops and literature courses in that genre. The candidate will further contribute to the intellectual life of the College through the co‐direction of the Creative Concentration and the College's reading series, Literary Arts Live, as well as senior thesis advising and other advisory duties. The English Department and Bates College are committed to enhancing an inclusive and diverse campus community and curriculum.

Applications from writers able to strengthen the College's commitment to under‐represented perspectives are especially welcome.

Competitive salary, plus benefits. Housing assistance may be available. Review of applications begins November 1st, and will continue until this position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three letters of reference, and a ten‐page writing sample to Interfolio:

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.  For more information about the college and department, please visit the Bates website:

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