Assistant Professor, Creative Writing: Poetry

Concordia University
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Employment Type
Full Time
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This is a tenure-track position in Creative Writing: Poetry at the rank of Assistant Professor.

We seek a writer with an active publishing profile whose work explores the possibilities of poetry and hybrid forms. Desired writing and teaching interests include race and/or Indigenous knowledges and perspectives. Publication and teaching experience in additional genres and/or research-creation is an asset. This hire will enlarge the ways that students in our diverse creative writing program understand and practise the craft of writing, while creating multiple avenues for collaboration across the faculty and university.

Duties include publication, teaching 12 credits (four courses) per year at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervision of graduate theses, and service to the department.


How to apply

Applications should be addressed to:

Creative Writing Search Committee
Department of English
Concordia University

and must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (21_T_ENGL_M), a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a 

statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness), a writing sample (20-30 pages), and contact information for referees. Referees will only be asked for letters in later stages of the selection process. Electronic applications should be submitted as a single pdf by November 15, 2021 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence on August 1, 2022.

For more information about the position, qualifications and assets, how to apply, adaptive measures, immigration status and territorial acknowledgment, please visit: Any inquiries about this position should be directed to the Department Chair at  


Employment Equity
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.

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