English - Visiting Assistant Professor (Poetry)

English - Visiting Assistant Professor (Poetry)
Date:  10/12/2012
Applications are invited for a one-year sabbatical replacement, for the 2013-2014 academic year, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, from candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence and publications in the field of creative writing, poetry.  Anticipated teaching assignments include an annual load of five (5) courses over two semesters, of which at least four will be introductory or intermediate poetry workshops. High priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence, publications, and completed MFA or terminal M.A.

To apply, please send application materials as .pdf or .docx attachments, by no later than January 15, 2013, to: Jennifer Finney Boylan, Search Committee Chair, poetsearchvap@colby.edu. Include cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and description of creative interests.

In order to accommodate highly talented candidates who are simultaneously seeking tenure-track positions, we will interview on-campus for this one-year, non-tenure-track visiting assistant professorship beginning March 1, 2013. Short-listed candidates will be invited for Skype interviews in February.  All candidates will be notified of the outcome of the search in late spring.

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.

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