Visiting Assistant Professor of English in Fiction Writing

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The Department of English at The University of the South invites applications for a visiting assistant professor who specializes in fiction writing. This position will start in August 2022. While this position is for one year, there is the possibility of extension or conversion to tenure-track.

Teaching is five courses, a mix of creative writing workshops and forms courses, as well as literature courses within the English Department. The College provides strong support for research and faculty development, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.  

Candidates must have the MFA or Ph.D. in Creative Writing in hand at the time of appointment, experience in and a commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a strong record of publication. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to one or more of the following: Creative Nonfiction, Southern Studies, or African-American literature. 

In addition to a letter of application, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts (unofficial accepted), and contact information for three references to submit confidential e-letters of recommendation through the application portal at: A writing sample will be required for a second round. 

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