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Job ID: 184590

Visiting Assistant Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Apr. 26, 2022
Title Visiting Assistant Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-English-121600
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • English

Department Summary
The Department of English strives to promote a greater understanding of literature and culture; to add to literary tradition by fostering new works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction; to innovate in writing instruction; and to investigate the history of persuasive writing. Ours is diverse faculty, committed to teaching and mentoring students from UNT’s rapidly changing student demographic.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Poetry. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load, including introductory poetry workshops and undergraduate courses in the First Year Writing program. Some mentoring at the graduate level is also expected.

Minimum Qualifications
Significant publication record in poetry, including a book. M.F.A. or Ph.D. in creative writing, and teaching experience required.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidate should be prepared to teach first year writing, upper-division poetry workshops and advise graduate students. Preparedness to teach at a Minority-Serving and Hispanic-Serving institution, and evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom.

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