Upon initial appointment, responsibilities will entail teaching a range of creative writing courses including introductory and advanced creative writing workshops, craft-based literature courses, publishing courses, and graduate courses. The successful candidate will also direct and read MFA theses, mentor graduate teaching assistants, and serve on departmental and university committees.
- A terminal degree in Creative Writing (MFA, PhD) or closely related degree
- At least one book of nonfiction of literary merit from a national press
- Demonstrated, sustained excellence in teaching nonfiction writing at both undergraduate and graduate levels
- Strong publication record in poetry and/or fiction, as well as nonfiction
- Experience with the curricula of varied underrepresented subject areas of American literature, including publishing
Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM EST on November 27, 2023. To apply, please complete the online application process available at jobs.uncw.edu and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including:
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Writing Sample – one essay or book excerpt
- Combined Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy – including teaching interests and subject areas of expertise, as well as a list of potential course offerings
- List of Professional References—a minimum of three references are required for all applications.
- If needed, applicants may upload additional materials under the “Other” category.