Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Director of Creative Writing Program (Tenure-Track)

Jackson State University
March 17, 2023
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Position Information

Posting Number F00321P

Position Title Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Director of Creative Writing Program (Tenure-Track) Department English, Foreign Languages and Speech Communication FLSA Salary Not listed. Grant Funded No Location Main Campus Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Faculty Number of Vacancies 1 Desired start date 08/01/2023 Position Summary

The Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Speech Communication seeks to hire a full-time, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Tenure-Track). This position will also serve as the Creative Writing Program Director.


Minimum Required Education

Candidates must have terminal degree (MFA, PhD) in English/Creative Writing or other relevant discipline by date of appointment.

Minimum Required Experience

  • Three (3) or more years of successful relevant teaching experience at the college level which can include GTA experience
  • Proven publishing experience in peer-reviewed publications
  • Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications



    The ideal candidate :

  • Demonstrates experience and versatility in inclusive pedagogy
  • Contributes to creating a more equitable global society that supports diverse cultural experiences through their teaching, research, and service.
  • Skills and Abilities

    Candidates must be capable of teaching a range of courses, workshops as well as literary subject area, for general education students as well as majors and graduate students.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties of the position include, but are not limited to :

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, including workshops
  • Directing undergraduate and graduate theses
  • Advising undergraduate and graduate students
  • Contributing to the creative and intellectual life of the department through individual and collaborative initiatives
  • Maintaining an active research and publishing agenda.
  • Performing departmental and university committee service, attend in-person meetings and events (i.e. commencement), and maintain a schedule for professional development
  • Posting Detail Information

    EEO Statement

    Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Background Check Statement

    Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

    Open Date 02/14/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Ph.D. Degree
  • None of the above choices
  • Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Can you, if hired, provide documents to show your eligibility to work in the United States?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Written Manuscripts or Published Work
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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