Guilford College

Visiting Assistant Professor - Creative Writing

English and Creative Writing. Guilford College seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing to teach creative writing courses for undergraduate majors (fiction, nonfiction, multi-genre), as well as courses in introductory and advanced literary-studies (for majors and non-majors), first-year writing, and special topics in media studies. This position also administers Guilford’s Sherwood Anderson Creative Writing Scholarships and visiting writer series. Begins August 2020. Position renewable. Applicants must hold an MFA or Ph.D., show enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates, and have an active publishing record. Guilford is a selective coeducational liberal arts college founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) with approximately 1,700 students. The College seeks applications representative of diversity based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, ethnicity, religion, national origin, career and life experiences, socio-economic background, geographic roots; it also seeks them from members of the Society of Friends. EOE/AA. Submit cover letter, CV, statement of educational philosophy, and letters of recommendation with application online only at Additional materials (writing sample, transcripts) may be requested later. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2020.

Contact Information

Cynthia Nearman, Chair
Dept. of English and Creative Writing
5800 W. Friendly Ave
Archdale Hall
Contact Phone: 
(336) 316-2273
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