Creative Writing-Fiction Faculty

The Department of English at Brigham Young University announces a continuing faculty status (tenure) track, professorial position in Creative Writing--Fiction. While an MFA in Creative Writing or similar field is required, a PhD is preferred. Applicants must have a distinguished publication record. Degree must be completed by August 2021. 

  • Current record of fiction publications
  • Collegiate-level literature and composition instructions (preferred)


  • Teach entry-level multi-genre courses, intermediate and advanced fiction, and graduate fiction workshops
  • Provide undergraduate- and graduate-level mentoring
  • Teach English literature and composition courses
  • Maintain an active research program, including scholarly publications
  • Serve on department, college, and/or university committees

BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This position may be filled with a one-year visiting appointment. In lieu of scholarship and citizenship expectations, a visiting instructor has an increased teaching load.

To apply, complete an application at by October 15, 2020.

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