Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2018-19
Washington College (Chestertown, MD)
The Department of English at Washington College seeks candidates for a Visiting Assistant Professor appointment, with specialization in journalism and creative nonfiction to begin in August 2018. A terminal degree in Creative Writing, English, Journalism or associated fields is required; evidence of teaching excellence at the college level and publication are expected. The successful candidate will have experience and demonstrated commitment to teaching as well as interest teaching and mentoring students in a residential, liberal arts college environment. This position involves a 3/3 load comprised of teaching introductory and advanced writing and literature courses and will contribute to a new minor in Journalism, Editing, and Publishing. This is a one year appointment, with the possibility for renewal.
Washington College, home to a vibrant literary community, is located in historic Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, enrolls approximately 1,450 students, and is within easy driving distance to Washington D. C., Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Applicants can learn more about the College at www.washcoll.ed, and more about the English department, the creative writing minor, the Sophie Kerr Series and Prize, and the Rose O’Neill Literary House at http://english.washcoll.edu.
Application process: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (with names of references), and a 20-page writing sample through our online portal Consensus at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies. Review of applications will begin February 23. Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.