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Emerging Writer Lecturer Academic Year 2018-2019

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

A letter of application, addressed to Professor Fred Leebron, curriculum vitae, 15-page sample of creative work, and statement of teaching philosophy must be submitted. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. At least one reference must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness.

Posting Details

Position Information

Department English
Job Title Emerging Writer Lecturer Academic Year 2018-2019
Job Type One year full-time position
Is Tenure Track No
Job Summary

One-year full-time teaching appointment, beginning August 2018, for a creative writer who plans a career that involves college-level teaching, to teach three courses per semester, including Introduction to Creative Writing and an advanced course in the writer’s genre, as well as to assist with departmental writing activities. Candidates are expected to be available to students for regularly scheduled office hours and for campus literary events. Mentorship for teaching and assistance in professional development provided. This position is nonrenewable.

Qualifications

M.F.A. or Ph.D. with creative dissertation required. Teaching experience and literary magazine publications are essential. Successful candidates in recent years have had a new or forthcoming book. Competitive salary.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A letter of application, addressed to Professor Fred Leebron, curriculum vitae, 15-page sample of creative work, and statement of teaching philosophy must be submitted. In addition, applicants should submit the names and email addresses of three professional references. At least one reference must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness.

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Posting Number 20100093F

Supplemental Questions

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Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample #1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents