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Posting Date
October 10, 2018
Position Title
Creative Writing (Nonfiction), Open Rank
Vacancy #
Academic Affairs
Job Description

Creative nonfiction writer of national reputation to teach two workshops per semester for a two-year appointment. Secondary field in cultural studies preferred. Open Rank. This is a visiting, half-time, non-renewable appointment.

Qualifications & Requirements

M.F.A. or Ph.D. to be completed before fall 2019. Must have published at least one book of creative nonfiction and achieved prominence in the field. Workshop teaching experience at the university level required. Secondary field in cultural studies preferred. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach well in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment. Women and minority candidates encouraged to apply.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date
September 1, 2019
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Creative Writing Search Committee, Department of English

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Montclair State University

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Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

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