Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Creative Writing in Fiction or Non-Fiction

2021 - 2022 Academic Year

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Recruitment

English Department – Creative Writing in Fiction or Nonfiction

The Department of English at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Creative Writing, Fiction or Nonfiction. We seek a writer whose work speaks to, or engages with, one or more communities of color. We also seek a writer who can teach both fiction and nonfiction. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach Creative Writing at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Ability and interest in teaching literature at the undergraduate level is also expected. A PHD or MFA, completed or near completion, is preferred. Teaching experience is required. At least one book of fiction or nonfiction from a high-quality press is also required.

To apply, please submit a 2-page cover letter describing your work as a writer and a teacher in a way that is not evident in your CV, a CV, a 30-page writing sample, and a diversity statement through the online application form by November 2, 2020. Applicants can apply to the recruitment on September 22, 2020


Letters of recommendation, and additional writing samples may be requested at a later phase in the process.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity. We are actively seeking faculty who aspire to educate a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation students, socioeconomic status, and academic interests.


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