Associate or Full Professor of English – Fiction

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The Department of English and the Programs in Writing at the University of California, Irvine, is conducting a search for an associate or full professor. Candidates are expected to have a record of distinguished publication in fiction, including at least two completed books. Candidates need to have a strong commitment to the studio arts model of teaching and will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses.

Requirements: Candidates must hold an MA, MFA, and/or Ph.D.

Application Procedure: Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, AP Recruit, located at

In addition to the online application (see link above) all candidates should mail a hard copy of a novel or collection of short stories to the following address:

Attention To: Camille Laws
Department of English
HIB 435
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2650

The online application includes: a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, a reflective teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a list of references. Review of applications will begin October 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 2020). Applications completed by October 21, 2019 will be granted full consideration.

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see This statement should:

  1. Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.
  2. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies. For more information, please contact Camille Laws, English Department Personnel Analyst at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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