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 https://www.ncf.edu/about/departments-and-offices/human-resources/employment/ (link to Faculty/Staff Positions, and Search Posting for Writer in Residence). Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until position is filled. Further questions to: Chair of the Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.