Visiting Assistant Professor in English (Creative Writing)

Visiting Assistant Professor in English (Creative Writing)


Job No: 496725
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: English

Bucknell University seeks to hire a one-year visiting assistant professor in English specializing in creative writing: fiction at a 3/3 load. Candidates must have the ability to teach fiction at beginning and advanced levels. The ability to teach introductory screenwriting is strongly desirable. This position will begin in August 2021.

We seek an outstanding faculty member with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate creative work, student learning, diversity, and inclusive pedagogy. MFA or Ph.D. and teaching experience along with a strong record of fiction publication required. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and we are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body.

Application materials include a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted through Bucknell's career site (

A review of the applications will begin on May 31, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

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