Assistant Professor in English

Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in English beginning in the fall of 2023. Candidates must possess an MFA and/or Ph.D. in Creative Writing with a specialty in Creative Non-Fiction by the time of appointment. This position comes with a teaching load of 3-3. The candidate can expect to teach creative writing courses, as well as the college’s first-year core writing courses.  

Candidates will have outstanding and ongoing publications in Creative Non-Fiction; a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, and a strong commitment to serving diverse students through a lens of equity and inclusion. Additionally, candidates must have the willingness to be active in service to the department, the college, and the community.  

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts should be submitted electronically to by November 28, 2022. Candidates will be asked to submit additional materials at a future date. Semi-finalist interviews will take place in January on Zoom. 

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons from historically marginalized groups. Questions about the position may be sent to Margaret Reid, Chair of the English Department, at

Similar searches: Full-time, 4-year college or university, English, Professor, Assistant, Rhode Island