The Creative & Professional Writing Program at The
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg invites applications for a
full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2022.
The ideal candidate will have published fiction, poetry, and/or
nonfiction with a national press and demonstrate a clear trajectory
for sustained publications. The candidate must hold an MFA degree,
PhD with a creative dissertation, or other form of terminal degree
in the field scheduled to be completed by August 2022. It is
preferred that the candidate will have documented evidence of
previous successful University-level teaching experience with
Additionally, the ideal candidate would demonstrate the ability
and expertise to contribute to developing and teaching course
sequences in Writing and Healing Arts, Medical Humanities,
Narrative Medicine, and/or Working-Class Studies, and related
professional writing areas that would incorporate community
outreach and partnerships with community organizations.
The teaching expectation for the full-time, tenure-track
Assistant Professor of Creative & Professional Writing is four
courses per semester. The candidate should also be able to offer
an occasional undergraduate English Composition or English
Literature course that studies a genre in which they work, such as
Reading Poetry, when needed. Additional duties include developing
courses in fiction, poetry, and/or nonfiction; assisting with
program practicums; attending readings and other events associated
with our program, and in general being a vital, engaged member of
our campus literary community.
Pitt-Greensburg is a liberal arts college for undergraduates,
dedicated to in-person teaching, within a large university
system. Questions may be directed to search committee chair Dr.
Shu-Jiang Lu, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg is an Affirmative
Action / Equal Opportunity Employer which welcomes the applications
of those with disabilities, veterans, and values equality of
opportunity, human dignity, and diversity.