Visiting Assistant Professor of English - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of English at the College of Wooster invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professorship in fiction writing with additional experience in creative nonfiction desirable. Teaching in the College’s interdisciplinary programs, including First-Year Seminar and the Program in Writing, is expected; teaching load is six courses a year including direction of year-long theses in the College’s signature Senior Independent Study program. The College of Wooster provides significant research support, including travel funds. Ph.D. or M.F.A. expected; Evidence or promise of teaching excellence and a significant publication record expected. Submit letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation no later than November 5 through Interfolio (

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.

Keyword Phrases

  • Creative Writing
  • creative nonfiction
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter