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Job ID: 170289

Assistant Professor
University of North Texas


Date Posted Oct. 25, 2021
Title 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
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • English
 
 

Department Summary
The Department of English at the University of North Texas, a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), boasts a vibrant creative writing program, including the robust Visiting Writers Series, the annual Rilke Prize in Poetry, and American Literary Review, along with the larger literary scene in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that offers the Dallas Literary Festival hosted by the Dallas Public Library, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Arts & Letters Series, as well as readings and events at independent bookstores such as Interabang Books, The Wild Detectives, and Deep Vellum.

Position Summary
The Department of English at the University of North Texas, a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), invites applications to join a thriving Ph.D./M.A. program with a strong scholarly emphasis.

The successful candidate will teach a 2/2 load, including undergraduate and graduate workshops, as well as Form and Theory of Prose at the graduate level. Other responsibilities will include advising and mentoring students, serving on thesis and dissertation committees, and providing service to the department and the university.
Minimum Qualifications
M.F.A. or Ph.D. required in Creative Writing or English, by August 2022.

A significant publication record with a minimum of one book of either fiction or nonfiction published or under contract by a nationally or internationally recognized press.

Demonstrable excellence in mentorship and teaching.

Preparedness or experience working with diverse student populations and fostering an inclusive learning environment.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in writing and teaching another genre or in hybrid forms.

Preparedness to teach and mentor at the graduate level.

Writing and teaching that engages with one or more of the following areas of study: Latinx, Black, Indigenous, Asian American, World Literature, LGBTQ studies, and Disability studies.

Literary Journal editing experience


 
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