Assistant Professor of English-Creative Writing

North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina, United States
Commensurate with experience
Jan 08, 2018
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of English-Creative Writing

Position Number 001843


The English Department at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in creative writing with secondary specialty in film studies preferred.


Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Development, preparation, and instruction of creative writing (fiction/poetry/screenwriting) and film studies courses as well as other courses offered by the department, which may include composition, humanities, and literature.

-Development of syllabi and reading lists for each course taught and updated regularly.

-Service to the Department, College and University committees as assigned

-Advisement of students

-Maintaining and developing knowledge of current trends, research and standards within the discipline

-Maintaining a relevant and active publication agenda


The Department of English invites applications for the 9-month, tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor of English-Creative Writing.

The Department of English supports nearly 100 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate students along with providing general education in the areas of Written and Oral Communication and Humanities, including knowledge of African American Culture and History.


Minimum Requirements             

Candidates must have earned an MFA (creative writing).

Preferred:  A record of creative production in appropriate peer-reviewed venues; a record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals will also be considered.

1-3 years teaching experience at the University level.


Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. 

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. 

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North Carolina A&T State is an AA/EOE.