Assistant Professor in English Specializing in Creative Writing

Position ID: 37489
Augusta University
College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
English & Foreign Languages
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Job ID: 13347
Position # 00012159

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in English specializing in Creative Writing (Fiction) at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2018. The successful applicant will teach a combination of fiction workshops, freshman composition, and other creative writing courses as appropriate, with a teaching load of 3/3. AU’s English major includes concentrations in Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Rhetoric, Literature, and Literature-Secondary Education.

Minimum Requirements

Required: an M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Creative Writing (or English with a concentration in Creative Writing); significant publications; and experience teaching at the university level.

Desirable: at least one book publication in a primary genre (may be under contract); strong publications in a secondary genre or area of literary scholarship; experience in editing and publishing; and expertise in Dramatic Writing. Experience with online teaching is also desirable.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at (Job ID: 13347 - Position # 00012159)

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Applicants should submit the following by November 15: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; and 3 letters of recommendation via Interfolio Faculty Search or by email to Dr. Rhonda Armstrong, Chair, Department of English and Foreign Languages, at

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

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Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
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