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McGee Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

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Categories: Faculty
Department: English

Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina invites distinguished nonfiction writers to apply for a one semester, non-renewable professorship, the McGee Professor of Writing, for appointment in the spring of 2019. Responsibilities: teach two courses (an Introduction to CNF/History of the Essay, along with an upper level workshop or seminar), serve on two English honors committees, and work closely with students and faculty. Qualifications: extensive high-quality publications, significant awards and/or fellowships; national reputation within the field; demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Previous McGee professors have included Dorothy Allison, Kazim Ali, Thomas Mallon, Sue Miller, D.A. Powell, Victoria Redel, and Ali Selim.

Furnished housing and salary of $55,000 provided. Apply online at http://employment.davidson.edu and attach a letter of application, a c.v., and a list of three references.  Also mail at least one book to Professor Alan Michael Parker, Department of English, PO Box 7125, Davidson, NC 28035-7125.  All application materials should be submitted by December 1, 2017. 

Davidson College is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located twenty miles from Charlotte, N.C.  The College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence in cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the College’s mission.

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