The English Department at The University of Alabama invites applications for a renewable full-time instructor position beginning on August 16, 2022. The appointment is non-tenure-earning and is a one-year term with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance review, staffing needs, and funding. Minimum qualifications: MA in English or MFA in English; experience in teaching composition.

Preferred qualifications: PhD in English; experience in teaching literature surveys, technical writing, professional writing, creative writing, and/or advanced composition. Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

Applications must be submitted via the University website at

Unofficial transcripts need to be uploaded with applications as Other Documents.

In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent in on behalf of each applicant. Please ask that each reference or dossier service send letters to the following email address as Word documents or PDFs, and they’ll be uploaded automatically to our hiring committee’s files for review:

Deadline: Submit applications by May 1, 2022 for best consideration; screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding your application may be directed to

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