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Two tenure-track positions in the English Department at Williams College are available. Please follow the links to apply. You can also follow this link for more available faculty positions at Williams: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/faculty-positions-available/

Tenure-Track Position in Creative Writing (Poetry)
The English Department of Williams College seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track position in Creative Writing (Poetry), beginning in fall 2013.  Appointments are normally at the beginning assistant professor level.  Requirements include at least one book with a nationally recognized press, as well as evidence of excellence in teaching.  Candidates should have MFA or PhD, or a completed thesis, in field by the time of appointment.  Interviews will take place at the MLA convention in Boston, Jan. 3-6.

Teaching responsibilities include a 2-2 workload with a Winter Study term every other January.  Normally, two of a year’s regular-semester courses will be poetry writing workshops, the others literature courses, introductory or advanced, of the candidate’s design. Qualified candidates should apply by Nov.  5 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, brief writing sample (8-10 pages of poetry), three or more letters of recommendation, and full descriptions (including syllabi if possible) of at least two literature courses the candidate would like to teach (courses need not have been already taught to be proposed).  Applications should be sent through https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/14764/

Tenure-Track Position in World Anglophone Literatures
The English Department of Williams College seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track position in world Anglophone literatures, with a specialization in the literature of South Asia, beginning in fall 2013.  Appointments are normally at the beginning assistant professor level, although a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances.  Candidates should have Ph.D. or dissertation completed by the beginning of the appointment.

Teaching responsibilities include a 2-2 workload with a Winter Study term every other January.  Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of introductory courses, as well as courses in their field.  Qualified candidates should apply by Nov. 5 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (25 pp. or less), and three or more letters of recommendation.  Please include a list of courses taken in graduate school and an email address.  Applicants may apply at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/14760/

 

At Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY), the following tenure-track position is available.

The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications from actively publishing fiction writers to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in fiction writing. Secondary interests welcome. The teaching load will alternate yearly between 3/2 and 2/2. Responsibilities include periodic participation in Skidmore’s First Year Experience program.

Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply.

Submit cover letter and vita to Prof. Mason Stokes, Chair, Department of English through the online system. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2012. All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held at MLA convention, though we will consider alternatives.

For more information and a link to their online application, please visit this page: https://careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=163401

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I teach Shakespeare and early modern literature at St. John's in New York City.

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