Visiting Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing—Poetry

The Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of Tulsa invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Creative Writing—Poetry to begin August 2021.

The University offers an undergraduate track in the major for creative writing, as well as a minor. Teaching responsibilities include introductory classes in creative writing, as well as intermediate and advanced classes in poetry writing.

Requirements include a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in creative writing, a strong teaching history, and record of publication. Work as an editor is a plus.

A dossier including transcripts, a maximum 20-page writing sample, two letters of recommendation (with at least one addressing teaching), and sample syllabi (one introductory and one intermediate poetry), should be submitted online at the link above by May 25, 2021.

Queries may be addressed to Professor Laura Stevens, Chair, Faculty of English, The University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104-3189 ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.


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