University of Central Arkansas--Assistant Professor in Writing: Creative Writing

Assistant Professor in Writing: Creative Writing

University of Central Arkansas

The Position: The Department of Writing invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in creative writing with a concentration in poetry. The successful candidate must be a specialist in creative writing and have experience in teaching both creative writing and first-year composition. Duties include teaching introductory creative writing and upper-level courses in the Creative Writing major as well as teaching first-year composition. Teaching load is four courses (12 credit hours) per semester.   

Minimum Qualifications: MFA of PhD in Creative Writing or closely related field as well as experience teaching college composition and creative writing courses with an emphasis in poetry and a strong record of publication.  Preferred candidates will also have experience in Illustrated Narrative or another creative writing genre. 

Application: Review of applications begins November 17 and will continue until filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for four references to UCA’s online application system: