Assistant Professor in Creative Writing–Poetry

The Department of English at Oklahoma State University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing-Poetry beginning in August 2024, contingent upon available funding. Responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load of introductory through graduate creative writing workshops, as well as advising graduate students and willingness and ability to serve on thesis, dissertation, and exam committees. Appropriate terminal degree (MFA or PhD), significant national publication with at least one book in print or under contract, and demonstrated teaching excellence required. The Department of English is strongly committed to engage all populations and proud of our inclusive culture and climate.

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.  OSU offers the BA, MFA, and the PhD in English with emphasis in creative writing.  For further information on the department, see our webpage at  To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 22, 2023.  We will continue, however, to accept and consider applications until the position has been filled.  Submit letter of application, cv, writing sample, teaching philosophy and dossier, as well as three letters of recommendation through Interfolio using this link

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