Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Visiting Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing and Publishing

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing and Publishing (3 year appointment). 

Lake Forest College seeks a writer of fiction to fill a three-year visiting (non-tenure track) position in the English Department teaching courses in creative writing and developing courses in the design, production, and publication of books and journals. Teaching load will be three courses per semester, beginning in fall of 2013. The successful candidate will have a substantial teaching record, a promising publication history, an MFA or PhD, and experience in small or large press publication. He or she will have the opportunity to work with the growing Lake Forest College Press/&NOW Books, as well as with student publications. Submit letter of application, c.v., 10-20 page writing sample, and contact information for three references to: writingsearch@lakeforest.edu, or to Robert Archambeau, Department of English, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest IL, 60045. A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 47 states and 79 countries. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women and other members of historically underrepresented groups. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.