Professor of the Practice of Fiction. Full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position teaching courses in fiction writing, starting in Fall 2021. Candidates should be established fiction writers with strong records of publication, continuing active involvement in the profession, and proven excellence as undergraduate instructors. Candidates should be prepared to teach fiction writing courses at the introductory and advanced levels, to direct undergraduate theses in fiction writing, to serve as an academic advisor to undergraduates, to serve on university and departmental committees, and to provide leadership for the Creative Writing program, including, at times, directing the program.
Qualifications: PhD or MFA is required, as well as experience in teaching fiction writing at the university or college level.
Application requirements: Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample (no more than 20-30 pages), a syllabus sample, three letters of recommendation, and a statement detailing the applicant's commitment to the promotion of diversity and inclusion through their professional career. All materials must be submitted through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/83101.
Tufts University is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff, to fostering their success when hired, and to becoming an anti-racist institution. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. For additional information, applicants may contact Department Administrator Wendy Medeiros [email protected]. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: 83101
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