Residency: New College of Florida (Deadline Nov. 26)

New College of Florida Writer in Residence

New College of Florida. Writer in Residence, spring semester 2008 (February-May). The successful candidate will have two published books or the equivalent, & two years experience teaching creative writing which can include instruction as a graduate student. MFA, MA, or equivalent degree preferred, but experience considered.

New College encourages interdisciplinary, multicultural, & innovative approaches to teaching. Writers whose work engages
multiethnic &/or Diasporic issues especially encouraged to apply. The Writer in Residence will be responsible for teaching two semester-length writing courses (one multi-genre introductory course & one course in the applicant's specialty), & will give at least three public readings. Courses are evaluated through narrative evaluations rather than grades. We especially welcome candidates who, as Writer in Residence, will be interested in getting to know our campus community.

The College, located an hour south of Tampa, seeks to attract a culturally & intellectually diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Salary $20,000, with no benefits.

Send c.v., letter of application, writing sample, dossier with three letters of reference & official transcript, & two course proposals (one, introductory level & another more specialized) to:
Dr. Nova Myhill, Chair, Search Committee
Division of Humanities
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-2109.

Review of applications will begin November 26 & continue until position is filled.

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