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Assistant Professor of English

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered, complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/ 29040; upload a cover letter, a 20-30 page writing sample, a curriculum vitae that includes a full list of publications, and the names of at least three references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F000798
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of English
Rank:
Administrative Title:
Discipline Humanities, Humanities
Specialty:
Contract Type: Tenure Track, Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2016
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

For appointment beginning as early as the fall of 2016, we seek a tenure-track assistant professor. The position is open to a fiction writer. The successful candidate will join a thriving Creative Writing program in an English department. Pending final budget approval.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach in our all-undergraduate Creative Writing program; may teach literature courses, including in the graduate program; will advise students and perform other departmental and university service; and will continue to publish at a high level.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must hold or be completing an MFA or PhD in English or a closely-related field; applicants who have not yet completed one of these two degrees will be considered, but must complete all requirements for the MFA or PhD by the date of the appointment.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/ 29040; upload a cover letter, a 20-30 page writing sample, a curriculum vitae that includes a full list of publications, and the names of at least three references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link:
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/29040

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample Publications
  4. Names and Contact Information for References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have completed all of the requirements for an M.F.A. or a Ph.D. in English or a closely related field by the date of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a fiction writer?
    • Yes
    • No