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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 fiction writers to apply for a one semester, non-renewable professorship, the McGee Professor of Writing, for appointment in the Spring 2020 semester. Responsibilities: teach two courses (an introductory fiction workshop and an advanced fiction 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., a list of three references, and a one page Statement on Diversity and Inclusivity in Teaching that addresses how the applicant’s creative writing pedagogy is consonant with Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Also mail at least one book to Professor Alan Michael Parker, Department of English, PO Box 1719, Davidson, NC 28035-7010.  All application materials should be submitted by October 15, 2018. 

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. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.




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