New College of Florida

Writer in Residence: Fall 2020–Spring 2021 - Electronic Literature or Translation

New College of Florida announces an opening for a Writer in Residence, Fall 2020–Spring 2021 (August–December and February–May). The designated Honors College of the State University System, New College of Florida is a small, highly selective, residential liberal arts institution. We are especially interested  this year in applicants with expertise in electronic literature and/or  translation.

The successful candidate will have: at least one published  book or publications equivalent to a published book, and significant  publication in other venues as well;  two years’ experience teaching creative writing, which can include instruction as a graduate student; and a strong commitment to playing an active role in our college community. MFA, MA, or PhD degree preferred. Writers whose work engages multicultural experience especially encouraged. The Writer in Residence will be responsible for designing and teaching two semester-length writing courses per term (four total) and will give at least two public  readings. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach courses that are 1) cross-genre 2) bilingual and/or 3) focus on electronic literature.  Salary is $44,450 at .69 FTE, with no benefits.

Interested candidates should apply online at (link to Faculty/Staff  Positions,  and Search Posting for Writer in Residence). Email with the following documents; a dossier including: letter of application; curriculum vitae; writing sample; official transcript; and two course proposals (one for an introductory course and one for a more specialized course). Successful candidates will submit course proposals that are cross-genre, bilingual, and/or focus on electronic literature.  Candidates should also have three letters of recommendation sent to  Review of applications  will begin March 1 and continue until position is filled. Further  questions to: Chair of the Search Committee, For disability accommodations,  contact us a minimum of five (5) days in advance @ (941) 487-4360. Security background check required.

New College of Florida is an EO/AA/ADA employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our institution.


Contact Information

Miriam Wallace, Division Chair/ Professor of English
Division of Humanities
5800 Bay Shore Road
Contact Phone: 
(941) 487-4280
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