Visiting Assistant Professor of English (First-Year Writing and Creative Writing - Poetry)

The College of Charleston’s Department of English invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in English and Creative Writing, with a start date of August 16, 2020 and the possibility of annual renewal. The department offers both an MFA and a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and is also home to the literary journal Crazyhorse. Required qualifications include an MFA or a PhD in English with emphasis in Creative Writing; demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a commitment to participating in a growing English program. This faculty member will teach 12 credit hours per semester, a mix of First-Year Writing and Creative Writing courses. Qualified candidates may have opportunities to teach upper level and MFA courses.

Submit cover letter, cv, statement of teaching philosophy, current transcript, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio by March 13, 2020. Contact the Department Chair Dr. Myra Seaman ( with questions about applying. Interviews will be conducted by Skype.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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