Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing

The Department of English at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2023. Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate composition and undergraduate and graduate creative writing courses. Demonstrated excellence in teaching required. The ideal candidate will have a specialty in poetry with a secondary specialization in fiction or creative nonfiction. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. Ph.D. in Creative Writing is preferred; at least an M.F.A. required. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 must be attached to complete the online application.

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