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McGee Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

Apply now Job no: 493676
Categories: Faculty
Department: English

Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina invites distinguished writers to apply for a non-renewable one-semester professorship, the McGee Professor of Writing, for an appointment for the spring semester 2022; genre open.

Responsibilities: teach two courses, 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 Kazim Ali, Dorothy Allison, Thomas Mallon, D.A. Powell, Victoria Redel, Ali Selim, and Al Young. The current McGee Professor is Athens-based poet and essayist Adrianne Calfo-Kalfopoulou.

Furnished housing and salary of $55,000 provided. Apply online at https://employment.davidson.edu and attach a letter of application, a c.v., 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. You will be asked to list the names and contact information for three references.  The system will send them an email asking to upload a letter of recommendation.  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 November 1, 2020. 


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, socioeconomic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.




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