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English: Distinguished Writer in Residence - 000481
**English: Distinguished Writer in Residence - 000481**
The University of Richmond invites applications for a Distinguished Writer in Residence of English for a Fall 2018, one-semester visiting position, from August 22, 2018 - December 18, 2018.
The Distinguished Writer in Residence will be expected to teach a one-unit course in the English Department and either deliver a series of public lectures or organize an historical conference.
The Distinguished Writer in Residence will be in residence at the University of Richmond for the fall semester of the 2018-2019 academic year in order to teach two upper division Creative Writing / Literature (ENGL 392 and ENGL 386) courses in the English department. They will also give one public reading or lecture and consult with the department about participating in its Writers Series.
Applicants should click "Apply Now" at the top of the page. Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), a statement of current and planned research programs, and a current curriculum vita. Applicants will also be asked to submit the names of three references who will receive an email with instructions for submitting their letters of reference. At least one of the three letters of recommendation should address teaching effectiveness or potential. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. Candidates must be academically qualified to teach and must meet all other position requirements at the time of selection. For more information on the Department of English, see Please direct all inquiries about this position to Louis Schwartz, Department Chair, Department of English, University of Richmond, VA 23173 (

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