The Department of English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor of English, beginning August 2019, with primary specialization in Creative Nonfiction and a demonstrated expertise in researched writing, such as Literary Journalism, Science Writing, Travel Writing, or Immersion Journalism. The successful candidate will be able to teach Creative Nonfiction at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as additional courses on style, editing, readings in Creative Nonfiction, and writing for publication. A preference will be given to candidates who can teach in multiple genres. Teaching responsibilities include a 3/3 load.
Qualifications: MFA or Ph.D. in Creative Writing or a related discipline, at least one book published or in press, and significant publication in researched subgenres of Creative Nonfiction; demonstrated excellence in teaching writing; excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills. Additional publication in another genre-whether public or scholarly-is preferred.
Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within our online application system for consideration to: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=190000003O
Cover letter/letter of interest
CV, including up-to-date, personal contact information (email, phone, etc.)
Writing sample, up to 25 pages, containing at least some research-based writing
Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.
Applications are open until the position is filled. Applications submitted in full before March 1st will receive first priority.
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