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Contact Andrea Kaston Tange, Search Committee Chair
Saint Paul, MN, US
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The Macalester College Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Writing--Poetry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Ideal candidates will also have the ability to teach Native American or Latinx or Asian American literature. The successful candidate will join a renowned and collegial faculty in a department with a thriving creative writing program, teach students at all levels from introductory courses to senior honors projects, and have ample opportunities for new course development. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with a commitment to teaching diverse students. Completed MFA or PhD in Creative Writing, along with a significant record of publication in nationally recognized venues required; a published book of poetry with a press of national standing is desirable.

Beginning Fall 2019.

To apply, go to and electronically submit a letter of application and C.V. For any questions about the position, please contact Professor Andrea Kaston Tange, Search Committee Chair, at or 651-696-6810. Applications received by November 1, 2018, will receive first consideration.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college located in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. The Twin Cities has a population of over 3.5 million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an equal opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.
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