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Lecturer, Fiction and Creative Non-fiction

Employer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location
North Cambridge, MA
Closing date
May 17, 2022

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Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT is seeking full or
part-time lecturers to teach creative non-fiction writing and
undergraduate fiction writing classes.

Responsibilities
include providing all individual students with written critical
commentary, holding office hours, thesis advising, participation in
educational activities, using the Canvas course management system,
and other duties as assigned. Applicants should specify which of
the following positions in which they are interested.
(1) Creative Non-fiction Writing: Lecturers will teach such
subjects as Writing and Reading the Essay, Intersectional Feminist
Memoir, Writing about Race, Voice and Meaning: Speaking to Readers
through Memoir, or Advanced Essay Workshop. Those with publications
that highlight historically underrepresented populations and who
have an interest in, knowledge of, and/or demonstrated experience
considering and acting on DEI issues are encouraged to apply:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21690
(2) Ficion Writing: Lecturers will teach such subjects as
Writing & Reading Short Stories, Fiction Workshop, and Advanced
Fiction Workshop. Applicants should be writers who publish literary
and genre fiction (science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance,
horror, Afrofuturism and other Futurisms). Those with publications
that highlight historically underrepresented populations and who
have an interest in, knowledge of, and/or demonstrated experience
considering and acting on DEI issues are encouraged to apply:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21674.
Required Qualifications:
Applicants should have experience teaching at the college or
university level and should have an MFA in creative writing, the
equivalent terminal degree, or the equivalent publication
history.
Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, and, if
appropriate, prior syllabi or examples of teaching effectiveness or
professional mentoring.
Preferred Qualifications:
A record of publication in the area the applicant is interested
in teaching.
Applicants from members of racial and ethnic groups that have
historically been underrepresented in the humanities and social
sciences and from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to
apply.
Application deadline: June 15, 2022 The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Media Studies - Lecturer, Location: Cambridge, MA - 02139
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