Associate Professor Poetry

The Department of English at the University of California, Irvine, is conducting a search for an associate professor to join the faculty of UC Irvine’s distinctive MFA Programs in Writing.  Candidate must have at least one published collection of poems.  Fullest consideration will be given to those who submit their completed application by December 1, 2020.  References should be three people qualified to discuss your teaching and your work.

Application Procedure: Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at

The online application includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, a reflective teaching statement, an inclusive excellence activities statement, and three reference letters. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 2021). Applications completed by December 1, 2020 will be granted full consideration.

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see This statement should:

  1. Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.
  2. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.

In addition to the online application, all candidates must submit an electronic copy of their published collection of poems to Lisa Florentes-Mullens, English Department Personnel Analyst at questions regarding your application, contact Lisa Florentes-Mullens.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


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