Assistant Professors of the Practice (3 positions)

The Boston College English Department seeks to hire three Assistant Professors of the Practice. These are full-time, non-tenure-track positions with a three-year renewable contract. Applicants should have a PhD in Composition, Literature, or a related field, or an MFA in Creative Writing. The teaching load for each position is 3/3, with primary responsibility to teach First-Year Writing and an introductory course for all undergraduates called Literature Core.

The appointment begins late-August 2023. Candidates are expected to have their PhD or MFA in hand by the start date. Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all its employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19. Letters of application, CV, teaching portfolio (including statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi and student evaluation ratings/rankings), and three confidential letters of recommendation must be received by October 15, 2022. All applications should be submitted via interfolio:

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at





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