Oklahoma State University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry)

Visiting position in Creative Writing-Poetry. 3-3 teaching load beginning August 2022.  MFA or PhD in Creative Writing with significant national publication and at least one book in print or under contract. Demonstrated teaching excellence required, as well as willingness and ability to serve on graduate advisory and exam committees. Teaching assignments will primarily be in creative writing/poetry but may include composition or other courses as departmental needs require. Additional expertise and publications in creative nonfiction desirable but not required.  Candidates are encouraged to describe in their cover letters how diversity issues have been or will be brought into courses and/or to describe previous activities mentoring women or members of underrepresented groups.

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.  OSU offers the BA, MFA, and the PhD in English with emphasis in creative writing.  For further information on the department see our webpage at http://english.okstate.edu.  To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by June 15, 2022.  We will continue, however, to accept and consider applications until the position has been filled.  Submit letter of application, cv, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and transcript through Interfolio using this link http://apply.interfolio.com/107543.   

This position is contingent upon availability of funding.  Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https://eeo.okstate.edu.

Contact Information

Lisa Lewis, Director and Professor, Creative Writing Program
Contact Phone: 
(405) 744-6140
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