Assistant Professor of English

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The Flagler College Department of English invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in creative nonfiction beginning fall semester of 2022. The course load is 4/4, and teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate creative nonfiction writing (introductory and advanced), first-year composition, and courses that contribute to the College’s new General Education program, with its emphasis on diversity and inclusivity. Preferred candidates will have published at least one book with a nationally recognized independent, university, or trade press. An MFA or PhD is required. Additional desired teaching specialties include publishing, professional writing, or special topics within the genre. Finally, the department welcomes candidates who may have experience working with literary journals. Future promotion in rank based upon review and evaluation of the successful candidate’s teaching, professional development, and service in accordance with the College’s guidelines.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation for the initial review process. All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at  All applications received by January 1, 2022, will receive consideration.

Founded in 1968, Flagler College is a historic, teaching-oriented college of about 2,500 undergraduates. Our Mission is to offer an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders. Flagler College: learning in pursuit of a life well-lived. 

We support a diverse and inclusive environment, and seek employees who will contribute to that environment on campus.  More on our ongoing Strategic Plan and its initiatives can be found here:

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