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Professor of Creative Writing

The Duke University English Department welcomes nominations and applications for a distinguished fiction writer with a national or international reputation for a position as Full Professor or Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing.  We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate teaching of fiction writing. Candidates should be committed to engage fully with the literary and intellectual life of the university and the Durham area. We welcome applications from writers working in any national, transnational, or diasporic Anglophone tradition. This position begins July 1, 2019 and may be either a tenure or non-tenure line, depending on qualifications.

To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of your top five publications ranked in order of importance. The application address is  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12052.    

The committee also invites letters of nomination for potential candidates. We ask that all nominations be sent to english@duke.edu, using “Senior Fiction Writer Search” as the subject line. 

The committee will begin its deliberations on January 2nd2019.  Applications received by that date will be guaranteed full consideration.  Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Lecturer or Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing

The Duke University English Department welcomes applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing. We seek candidates who are committed to undergraduate teaching of fiction and/or creative non-fiction writing. Candidates should be committed to engage fully with the literary and intellectual life of the university and the Durham area. We welcome applications from writers working in any national, transnational, or diasporic Anglophone tradition. This is a non-tenure track, fixed term renewable position which begins July 1, 2019.

To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of up to five of your publications ranked in order of importance. Please also submit a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and 3 letters of recommendation. The application address is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12048.    

The committee will begin its deliberations on January 2nd2019.  Applications received by that date will be guaranteed full consideration.  Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.