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Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (One-Year Position)

March 23, 2018


Earlham College invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing position for the 2018-19 academic year.  This position is also renewable for an additional year.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The teaching load will be 2-3 with oversight of campus readings by visiting writers and support for the student editors of the arts and literary journal, The Crucible. The typical semester load will be one advanced creative writing class in the area of the person's choice with one mixed-genre introductory creative writing course. In the semester with three courses, the person may also teach an upper-level literature course. Interdisciplinary programs at Earlham include, among others: African and African American Studies; Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies; Peace and Global Studies; Environmental Sustainability; and International Studies.

Experience & Qualifications

Applicants should have either an MFA or Ph.D./ABD.

Application Instructions

Send CV, cover letter including statement of teaching practice and philosophy, brief writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to:

Kari Kalve
Professor of English
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095


The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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