Category Archives: Creative writing

University of California-Riverside Assistant Professorships (2) in Spanish

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking two complementary hires in the area of Mexico/Latino and Border Studies, understood in broad terms chronologically and geographically as well as conceptually/methodologically. Areas of interest for these positions include (but are not limited to) literary expressions of the border; Latino Studies; migration; performance studies; visual culture; bilingual socio-linguistics; creative writing; theories of border culture; gender studies.”

URL: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00619

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Bucknell University Open Rank Professorship in Africana/Performance Studies

Deadline: review begins in “late summer”

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Our chief concern is not with a specific arts disciplinary specialization, but rather with attracting an artist-teacher-scholar with an Africana Studies orientation, who is eager to work with students and faculty in creative, collaborative, interdisciplinary, imaginative, and original ways. Expertise of the successful candidate includes but is not exclusive to one or more of the following areas: theater, dance, museum studies, creative writing, cultural studies, music, ethnomusicology, multi-media performance, performance art, performance pedagogy, community-based performance, digital storytelling, performance for social change, and/or mediated communication in art, film, and transmedia.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/35700

Kenyon College Visiting Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: February 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Areas of specialization for the positions are creative writing (fiction) and/or any area of American or ethnic-American literature.”

URL: http://careers.kenyon.edu/cw/en-us/job/492337/visiting-assistant-professor-of-english

Auburn University Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: October 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” Specialist in African American literature; will also teach American literature surveys and composition, with opportunities for teaching creative writing for candidates with creative publications.”

URL: https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/1665

University of California-San Diego Assistant Professorship in 19th Century Literatures and Cultures of the United States

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We have a preference for candidates whose work focuses on the early part of the century and whose expertise also extends to previous periods. The successful candidate must be capable of teaching our introductory course in the literatures of the United States from the colonial period to 1865, as well as more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses. We are especially interested in applicants whose work and teaching also engages Native American Studies; colonialism; slavery; and/or gender and sexuality and whose work fits within a world literature department that focuses on multiple languages and geographies.” “As an additional qualification, we also welcome applications from scholar-practitioners with publications in both scholarly and literary arts venues.”

URL: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00899

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: November 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are especially interested in applicants who work with interdisciplinary approaches and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: creative writing grounded in African poetics; African literature; African theater; African Popular Culture; African cinema; African Art; African aesthetics; African linguistics; and African rhetorics. Additional interests in globalization studies, digital humanities, creative writing, travel literature, or black/global feminisms are highly desirable.”

URL: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/46425

Colgate University Assistant Professorship in English/University Theater

Deadline: November 13

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Specialization in fiction writing. “We especially welcome applicants who can teach a course in one or more of the following categories: contemporary African-American, US ethnic, postcolonial, screenwriting, playwriting, non-fiction.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6068

University of California-Santa Cruz Assistant Professorship in 20th/21st Century Latin American Literature & Culture

Deadline: Re-posted on HigherEdJobs 2/17/16

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek scholars working in 20th / 21st century Latin American literature and culture with interdisciplinary interests that may include media studies (old and new), popular culture, indigeneity, transatlantic studies, Spanish-based creative writing, poetry and poetics, gender, and critical race and ethnic studies.”

URL: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00289

Minnesota State University-Southwest Assistant Professorship in English (Diversity Literature & Creative Writing)

Deadline: February 2

Length: Apparently tenure-track

Comments: “We are especially interested in candidates with publications in poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction, and who can teach Native American African-American, Latino/a, and Asian American literature.”

URL: http://www.smsu.edu/administration/humanresources/neogov.cfm