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Creative Writing Pro Tem Instructor - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 28, 2024

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

Creative Writing Pro Tem Instructor - Open Pool

Job no: 533911

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: English, Instruction

Department: CAS Creative Writing
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to the online application, please provide:
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for at least three professional references

    Department Summary

    The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon offers both a minor in creative writing and a Master of Fine Arts. The Program emphasizes the workshop and integrating concentrated time for writing with craft seminars.

    Undergraduate offerings within the Creative Writing Program also include the Kidd Tutorial Program (a unique studio experience that emphasizes literary analysis in poetry and prose fiction, craft-related topics of concern to the college-level creative writer, and an engagement with the rigorous critical discourse).

    Position Summary

    The Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open instruction pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding and performance. Potential courses are typically at the undergraduate level.

    Minimum Requirements

  • MFA or MA in creative writing.
  • Experience teaching at the university level.

    Professional Competencies

  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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