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Assistant Professor of English

Flagler College
St. Augustine, FL

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Assistant Professor of English

St. Augustine, FL
Open Date:
Nov 2, 2021
Close Date:
Dec 31, 2021

Assistant Professor of Creative Nonfiction – Flagler College

The Flagler College Department of English invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in creative nonfiction beginning fall semester of 2022. The course load is 4/4, and teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate creative nonfiction writing (introductory and advanced), first-year composition, and courses that contribute to the College’s new General Education program, with its emphasis on diversity and inclusivity. Preferred candidates will have published at least one book with a nationally recognized independent, university, or trade press. An MFA or PhD is required. Additional desired teaching specialties include publishing, professional writing, or special topics within the genre. Finally, the department welcomes candidates who may have experience working with literary journals. Future promotion in rank based upon review and evaluation of the successful candidate’s teaching, professional development, and service in accordance with the College’s guidelines.


Desired Qualifications

  1. MFA or PhD
  2. Evidence of successful teaching experience, including composition.
  3. Evidence of existing and potential future professional development.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, C.V., teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation for the initial review process. All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at All applications received by January 1, 2022, will receive consideration.


Working at Flagler College

Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 33 majors, 39 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagleras a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit


Flagler College’s Mission

Flagler College offers an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders.

The College is committed to the preservation of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon and other historic structures that grace its campus.


Flagler College Core Values

Transformative Learning

We are committed to educating the whole person. As a community of inquiry, we value freedom of expression and the bond between teacher and student. We embrace a personalized education that is designed to transform lives and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

Respectful and Inclusive Community

We foster a sense of respect and appreciation for the dignity of all individuals. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse community that encourages civil and productive dialogue across differences.

Citizenship with Integrity

We believe that ethical citizenship should be exemplified on campus and in the community. We set high expectations for honesty, integrity, and individual responsibility.  We are deeply committed to building a community of trust.

Thoughtful Stewardship

We are dedicated to stewardship: to the care of each other, to the preservation of our historical buildings and natural resources, to the responsible management of our financial resources and gifts, and to the celebration of the remarkable heritage of St. Augustine with its vibrant cultures and history.


Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.

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