Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

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Open Until Filled: No

Job Summary: The Department of English at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing. We seek a widely published and diversely engaged writer working in fiction or non-fiction prose with related interests in other genres and / or fields. The position will begin August 2017. Candidates must have completed the M.F.A. or Ph.D. by the start date. Successful applicants will demonstrate ability to work with PhD students at every stage of the process (graduate seminars, comprehensive exams, creative dissertations). The teaching load is 2-2 and includes undergraduate and graduate creative writing workshops as well as literature classes and seminars at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Send cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for three references. Apply at: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2016. For more information about the position, contact Ed Pavlic ([email protected]), Chair, Creative Writing Search Committee. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: 'M.F.A or PhD in English or any related field

Preferred Qualifications:


Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area




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Posted: 9/30/2016
Application Due: 11/1/2016
Work Type: Full Time