Assistant Professor of English, in Creative Writing, Creative Non-Fiction Emphasis - University of San Diego in San Diego

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University of San Diego

San Diego, Not Specified 92110

United States

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Assistant Professor of English, in Creative Writing, Creative Non-Fiction Emphasis


San Diego, CA

Position Type:


Open Date:

August 23, 2014

Close Date:

October 15, 2014

Position Description

The Department of English at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing, Creative Non-Fiction Emphasis. Teaching load is three courses per semester, with possible course reduction through Faculty Research Grants. Position includes assisting with an online literary journal and a reading series.Effective Fall 2015. For full consideration, all materials must be posted on Interfolio by October 15, 2014. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA Convention in Vancouver in 2015. 


Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to publication. PhD in Creative Writing preferred; MFA considered. 

Application Instructions:

Application materials must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 confidential letters of recommendation, and a representative sample of your work (maximum 15 pages). In addition to applying through Interfolio, please go to USD’s HR site to register as an applicant: http//  Click on “Search Jobs.” Go to Job Number IRC14709.

USD is an Equal Opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply. 


Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor
  • English
  • Creative Writing
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • University of San Diego
  • Writing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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