Assistant Professor of the Practice: First-Year Writing and Introduction to Literature

Messina College at Boston College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of the Practice of English to teach First-Year Writing and Introduction to Literature. For candidates with considerable teaching experience, a higher rank may be considered. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position with a three-year renewable contract, to begin in the summer session of 2024 (July 1). The teaching load is 6 courses per year with the anticipated distribution of 2 courses in the summer and 2 courses in each of the fall and spring semesters. This position involves teaching as well as advising Messina College students.

About Messina College: 

Messina College is a new two-year residential college division of Boston College that will offer an associate’s degree program for 100 first-generation and low-income students annually beginning in the 2024–25 academic year. The program’s goal is to prepare students to enroll in a bachelor’s degree program or begin their professional careers. Messina College students will live and study on the Brookline Campus of Boston College and have full access to BC’s facilities and programs.

Applicants may learn more about Messina College at This position would involve interacting with faculty members of the Boston College English Department. Learn more about the BC English Department at

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