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Bloomington, IN

Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track

Department: IU Bloomington English

Position Summary
Indiana University seeks a One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Fiction Writing to teach graduate and undergraduate workshops as well as craft courses. Appointment to begin Fall 2019. A published book, an MFA or a Ph.D. in Creative Writing, and teaching experience required. Ours is a highly ranked program with a national reputation for diversity among its faculty and students. We are particularly interested in candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution, and whose teaching interests include African-American, African, Caribbean, Latinx, Asian-American, Asian, and/or Native American literature. 2/2 teaching load, participation in program events, plus thesis advising.

Candidates must apply online by submitting the following: 1) letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) 20-page published fiction writing sample; and 4) descriptions of two craft courses, one graduate and one undergraduate, you’d be interested in teaching. Applications received by December 14, 2018 will be given full consideration, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please submit application here: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6892.

Information about benefits for all employees can be found at http://hr.iu.edu/benefits/. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications
A published book, an MFA or a Ph.D. in Creative Writing, and teaching experience required. We are particularly interested in candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution, and whose teaching interests include African-American, African, Caribbean, Latinx, Asian-American, Asian, and/or Native American literature.

Department Contact for Questions
Department Contact for Questions: For more information about the position, contact Samrat Upadhyay (supadhya@indiana.edu), Search Chair.

How to apply

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Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research high and teaching institution founded in 1901, attracts students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs.