Assistant Professor in Non-Fiction

26 October 2006

Wesleyan University
Department of English
294 High Street
Middletown, Connecticut 06459-0100
860-685-2360 FAX: 860-685-2361

Position in Nonfiction

The English Department at Wesleyan University seeks a published nonfiction writer for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor Level, beginning July 1, 2007. MFA, Ph.D., or the equivalent in publications (at least one book or a substantial body of other published work) as well as teaching experience expected. The successful candidate will be engaged fully in writing and publishing and prepared to teach undergraduates at all levels. The teaching load is two courses per semester; three of the four classes taught annually will be writing courses, including at least two creative nonfiction, along with one literature course. Interest in teaching fiction writing is welcome but not required.

Send letter of application, cv, three confidential letters of recommendation, writing sample (25 pages maximum), and a self-addressed postcard to Professor Gayle Pemberton, Department of English, Attn: Nonfiction Search, Wesleyan University, 294 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459. Applications postmarked by November 22, 2006 will receive full consideration. Wesleyan University values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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