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Assistant Professor and Endowed Chair in Creative Writing

North Carolina Central University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor and Endowed Chair in Creative Writing

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose is to teach Creative Writing courses as an Endowed Chair. The faculty member is also expected to maintain an active publication agenda, develop new Creative Writing courses, serve as faculty advisor for the Ex Umbra student literary magazine, sponsor the Eagle Writers Club, and organize guest speakers to come to campus

Minimum Education/Experience:
Ph.D. or MFA in Creative Writing, English or a related discipline with teaching experience in Creative Writing. Specific genre of specialization is not required, although Fiction and Creative Nonfiction are preferred. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. and/or MFA in Creative Writing, and have a demonstrated record of scholarly and creative publications.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to teach a wide variety of Creative Writing courses, including multi-genre Introduction to Creative Writing, Fiction, Nonfiction. Ability to teach Drama Writing and/or Poetry a plus.

Ability to mentor students and delegate responsibilities for the student literary magazine Ex Umbra.

Ability to work with budgets and offices on campus to organize speakers, fund publications, and secure external grants.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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