Assistant Professor, English (Literary and Creative Writing
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
College Of Liberal Arts
Proposed Minimum Salary
Corpus Christi, Texas
The English Studies faculty at Texas A&M University-Corpus
Christi is pleased to invite applications for a 9-month
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of English
in Literary and Creative Writing Studies. We seek a
multidisciplinary scholar and creative writer to join our emerging
interdisciplinary faculty in the fall of 2022.
We seek applicants who specialize in the cultural histories and
theories of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity; dispossession and
empire; revolution, resistance, and decoloniality; diaspora and
migration; or non-Anglophone literary traditions. We are especially
interested in applicants whose creative and critical work takes a
comparative, hemispheric, or transnational approach. Successful
candidates will effectively articulate how their scholarship and
creative activity will enrich the interdisciplinary nature of our
department and resonate with students across cultural and
The successful candidate will teach in a growing BA and MA program,
which includes scholars in Literary Studies, Writing Studies,
Creative Writing, and Applied Linguistics. Teaching expectations
include a 3-3 course load comprising service courses,
upper-division major courses, and graduate courses in the master's
program. These might include workshops in fiction writing as well
as seminars on literary history and form(s) of the novel.
TAMU-CC strives to be a community whose excellence is premised on
diversity, equity and inclusion. We appreciate that effective
teaching can be documented in a variety of ways and are open to
evidence of scholarly and/or creative engagement that takes
The Department of English at Texas A&M University-Corpus
Christi offers English majors a choice in either a Literary or
Writing Studies emphasis, curricula for secondary English
certification, Writing for Non-Profits and TESOL certificates, and
Creative Writing Minor, Literary Studies Minor, and Technical and
Professional Writing Minor. The graduate program provides an
interdisciplinary educational experience by requiring advanced
study in Literary Studies, Writing Studies, and Applied
- PhD with concentration in one or more of the following areas:
English, Comparative Literature, Caribbean Studies, Latin American
Studies, Africana, African Diaspora, and Black Studies, Afro-Latinx
literatures and history, or Atlantic Slavery Studies and migration.
Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred at the
time of appointment.
- Teaching experience in literary history and form(s), and
teaching experience in creative writing, with an emphasis in prose,
concentration in fiction. Genres might include fiction, creative
- Record of active publication in creative writing, emphasis in
fiction or hybrid writing fiction/nonfiction, venues with
demonstrated potential for future publications; evidence of
scholarship or demonstrated scholarly potential in appropriate
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and
inclusion in classroom and/or other campus settings.
- MFA in Creative Writing.
- Experience teaching and advising first-generation students and
historically underserved communities. This may also include
professional development in anti-racist assessment and pedagogical
practice, multilingual/translingual teaching, or work in an
interdisciplinary learning community.
- Experience in writing outreach with other disciplines and
programs, including community outreach/engagement.
- Experience in professional publishing or editing.
- Demonstrated evidence of an ability to teach in a range of
modalities (face to face, asynchronous online, hybrid, synchronous
All required documents requested must be submitted to be considered
for the position.
TO APPLY: https://www.tamucc.edu/human-resources/careers/index
A completed application will include:
1. Application letter addressing qualifications listed;
2. Current curriculum vitae;
3. A statement of teaching philosophy;
4. A statement of research and creative activity;
5. Copies of unofficial transcripts for graduate coursework;
6. Contact information for three references.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, December 1, 2021.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a
criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
committed to diversity.
To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Assistant-Professor--English--Literary-and-Creative-Writing-Studies-_R-043595-1