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  • Assistant Professor - Creative Nonfiction
    Villanova University


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    [b]Assistant Professor - Creative Nonfiction[/b][/center]



    [b]Posting Number:[/b] 2017420F



    [b]Position Type:[/b] Faculty



    [b]Recruitment Type:[/b] Internal/External Applicants



    [b]Work Schedule:[/b] FT/9 Month



    [b]Department:[/b] 135-English



    [b]Position Summary[/b]

    Villanova's English department is seeking a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning Fall 2018 in creative nonfiction to teach courses at the undergraduate level. The teaching load is 3-2, and courses will include creative non-fiction workshops, fiction workshops, and literature courses.
    Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University's mission and values.




    [b]Duties and Responsibilities[/b]

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    [*] Creative publication.
    [*] Teaching: schedule for this position is five courses per year, primarily courses at the advanced undergraduate level, as well as some introductory courses. Advanced undergraduate teaching will include courses in area of specialization, as well as additional courses depending on other specialties and interests.
    [*] Service to the department and university. [/list]



    [b]Minimum Qualifications[/b]

    The successful candidate will have a strong record of publishing and demonstrate excellence in teaching.
    Ph.D. or M.F.A. required but candidates close to completion of degree may be considered.



    [b]Preferred Qualifications[/b]

    Applicants with expertise in race and ethnic studies strongly preferred.



    [b]Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours[/b]





    [b]Special Message to Applicants[/b]

    To apply, please go to https://jobs.villanova.edu/. Candidates should submit a cover letter, cv, statement of teaching philosophy, book abstract or equivalent, recent writing sample, and the contact information for at least 3 references who will receive an email with a secure link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted. The deadline for applications is November 17, 2017; interviews at the MLA Convention or, if necessary, by Skype. In case of questions, contact Professor Heather Hicks, Chair of the English Department, at heather.hicks@villanova.edu.



    [b]Posting Date:[/b] 09/12/2017



    [b]Closing Date (12am ET):[/b] 11/17/2017



    [b]Open Until Filled:[/b]



    [b]Salary Posting Information:[/b] Commensurate with experience



    [b]Salary Band:[/b] N/A



    [b]Job Classification:[/b] Faculty



    [b]To apply, visit: [url=http://apptrkr.com/1084539]https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12538[/url][/b]



    [i]Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.[/i]












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