Auburn University, Department of English

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing - Poetry

Auburn University's English Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing-Poetry, secondary focus in Creative Nonfiction (start Fall 2020). Teaching load 2-2. Required: PhD or MFA in Creative Writing by August 16, 2020; strong writing, teaching, and academic background in poetry and creative nonfiction. Desired: strong publications, including book; successful teaching.

Apply at Provide cover letter (statement on advancing the department's commitment to diversity/inclusivity is welcome); CV; writing sample (30 pages); statement of teaching philosophy; contact information for three recommenders; transcripts (unofficial). Review of applications begins October 15, 2019. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.

Contact Information

Jeremy Downes, Chair
Department of English
Auburn University
Department of English
9030 Haley Center
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