The School of Writing at The New School in New York City invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Writing, with expertise and publication experience in at least two genres, or in hybrid forms that cross genre boundaries.
We seek an outstanding writer, scholar, and practitioner, who has published at least two books of poetry, nonfiction, fiction, graphic narrative, or hybrid work to critical acclaim and international attention, or equivalent creative practice in other media. The successful candidate will also have a record of teaching excellence and will be expected to teach writing workshops and literature seminars in multiple genres in both the graduate MFA program and in the undergraduate Riggio Honors program. The faculty member will also advise students, supervise thesis projects, organize readings and forums, and perform administrative service.
The Creative Writing Program at The New School is a hub of literary activity in New York City and serves writers at every stage of their development. We offer an MFA program in Creative Writing with concentrations in Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction, and Writing for Children and Young Adults.
We also offer a BA in Creative Writing as well as an honors program for gifted undergraduate writers called The Riggio Writing & Democracy Program. For over a century, The New School has programmed writing workshops for continuing education students, and we host one of the preeminent literary reading series in New York City.
The New School, a private university in New York Citys Greenwich Village, serves undergraduate and graduate students across a range of fields with a commitment to bringing practices in design and social research to studying issues of our time and challenging students to become engaged citizens dedicated to solving programs and contributing to the public good.
The New School is committed to actively recruiting from a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply.
The New School has been a vital center for writers and writing since its founding in 1919; in 1931, The New School hosted the first writing workshop held in an academic setting.
Over the years, our writing and literature faculty has included many of America's most acclaimed poets, novelists, and nonfiction writers. Since 1996, The New School has offered an MFA in Creative Writing. For undergraduate students, Creative Writing offers The Riggio Honors Program in Writing and Democracy, along with a diverse curriculum of writing courses.
The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status
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