English Studies - Full-time Faculty

The Department of English at Brigham Young University announces a continuing faculty status (tenure) track position. While we are looking for strong candidates in all fields, we are especially seeking candidates in Creative Writing (fiction) and English Teaching (technology and/or reading specialist). Required degree: PhD in American Literature, British Literature, Rhetoric or Composition, Creative Writing, or English Teaching. Required degree must be completed by the start date.


  • Current collegiate-level teaching record in literature, composition, creative writing, or English teaching courses
  • Current record of publication in field


  • Teach English program core courses, literature, rhetoric or composition, creative writing, or English teaching courses
  • Teach in-person (not online). No exceptions.
  • Maintain an active research program, including scholarly publications
  • Serve on department, college, and/or university committees
  • Participate in faculty meetings and other academic discussions

Brigham Young Univeresity (BYU) is a residential campus, and faculty are required to live in-state (Utah). BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s Honor Code and Dress & 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.

To apply, complete online application at https://yjobs.byu.edu by October 1, 2021.

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