Position Summary: Fiction Writer. Professor, with Tenure. Anticipated start date Fall 2018. The Creative Writing Program at Princeton University invites applications from established fiction writers whose body of work has earned national and international recognition. Responsibilities include teaching beginning and advanced undergraduate fiction workshops, directing undergraduate senior theses on a weekly tutorial basis, and participating in the life of an active undergraduate creative writing program housed within a thriving center for the creative and performing arts.
Applications received by December 1, 2017 will be given fullest consideration, though the search will remain open until the position has been filled. Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, as well as a curriculum vitae. Applicants should also provide contact information for three recommenders as part of the online application process. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Essential Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have published several highly regarded works of fiction, possess a demonstrated dedication to teaching undergraduates, and a willingness to serve as an active member of an undergraduate-centered arts community. We strongly encourage applications from all racial, cultural/national, and economic backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: We are especially interested in fiction writers with experience in the genres of memoir/autobiography, creative non-fiction, and/or screenwriting.