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Professors Otremba, Dermont, and Campana with author and Cherry Reading Series speaker Tiphanie Yanique.
Professor Dennis Huston teaching Intro to Literature.
The English Department reception area in Herring Hall.
Samhita Sunya celebrates her doctoral hooding.
Robert R.Herring Hall with Jaume Plensa's sculpture, Mirror.
The English advising booth during the 2013 O-Week Academic Fair.
Grad student, Rodrigo Paula, speaking at the Fall 2013 English Grad Symposium on Ecology and the Environmental Humanities.
Recent books by English faculty.
Founder's Memorial, quickly christened Willy's Statue by students, becomes the centerpiece of the Academic Quad in 1930.
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The Fall 2016 application deadline is December 14, 2015. Contact our Graduate Administrator Kristina McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the application process.
Hiring an Assistant Professor of English in Creative Non-Fiction Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Seeking candidates with expertise in creative non-fiction to enhance departmental strengths and interests in ethnic studies, writing in languages other than English, social justice, environmental studies, medical humanities, science writing, writing and the arts. Opportunity to design and teach a broad range of creative non-fiction offerings (including but not limited to memoir, lyric essay, creative cultural criticism, history of the essay, literary journalism, etc.) to a select undergraduate student body. M.F.A. or PhD in Creative Writing and strong record of publication, including at least one book published or forthcoming, required. Degree must be in hand no later than November 1, 2016. Demonstrated ability and interest in administering and coordinating offerings in creative writing desirable but not essential. We will conduct interviews at the 2016 MLA convention in Austin, TX. A successful hire will teach a 2:2 course load, perform research and writing, and provide service to the department, university, and profession. Only electronic applications will be accepted through the Rice University Faculty Hiring System: https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/5537 . The application deadline is November 1, 2015. Materials to be submitted include a cover letter, c.v., and writing sample (max. 20 pages). Three letters of recommendation are required. You will be asked to input the necessary information on your evaluators who will receive an email generated by the system. In this email they will be instructed on the process for submitting their letters. All documents are required for the applicant to be considered for the position. Rice University is an AA/EO employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
July 2015 Honorees!Many, many thanks to these wonderful and hardworking English professors who celebrate their anniversary with Rice in July.
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