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Ad10. Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Creative Writing advertised during the 2021-2022 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2022.

  Last year's page: Creative Writing 2021

See also: English Literature 2021-2022

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FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

PD: Post-doc

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FICTION - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions[]

  1. University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL, USA). Assistant Professor of English (Fiction). 6 Jan. 2022. FT.TT. https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/501340/assistant-professor-creative-writing
  2. University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, ND, USA). Assistant Professor of English. 3 Jan. 2022. FT. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/411307/assistant-professor-of-english/
  3. Columbia University School of the Arts (New York, NY, USA). Assistant Professor of Wriitng (Fiction). 31 Dec 2021. TT. FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/98599
  4. Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD). Open Rank Search in Fiction. 31 Oct 2021. TT. FT. https://facultyjobs.jhu.edu/Home/Position?reqId=A-91961-3
  5. Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA, USA). Open Rank Professor of Creative Writing - Fiction. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. TT. FT. https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Open-Rank-Professor-of-Creative-Writing--Fiction--at-The-Pennsylvania-State-University_REQ_0000021045
  6. Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA, USA). Assistant Professor-English (Fiction Writing). 29 Oct 2021. TT . https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings/16244 Update: Video interview scheduled 11/22
  7. Valdosta State University (Valdosta, GA, USA). Assistant Professor - English (Creative Writing - Fiction). 28 Oct 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/384704/assistant-professor-english-creative-writing-fiction-/ - Update: Video interview scheduled 11/26 x 2
  8. Saint Louis University (Saint Louis, MO, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Fiction. 15 Nov 2021. TT. https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Creative-Writing_2021-03338
  9. University of Georgia (Athens, GA, USA). Associate Prose Editor, The Georgia Review. 30 Sept 2021. NT/FT. Update: Video interviews scheduled 10/13. In-person interview scheduled 11/8. https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/217995.
  10. Boise State University (Boise, ID, USA). Assistant Professor of English in fiction. 8 Oct 2021. TT. https://jobs.boisestate.edu/en-us/job/496024/assistant-professor.
  11. University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Fiction. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job (job ID #342841). - Update: Additional materials (letters of rec) requested 11/4
  12. University of Denver (Denver, CO, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Literary Studies. 27 Oct 2021. TT. https://jobs.du.edu/en-us/job/494314/assistant-professor-creative-writing-and-literary-studies Update: Additional materials (writing sample) requested 11/23: Zoom interview request
  13. Lycoming College (Williamsport, PA, USA). Assistant Professor in Creative Writing: Fiction. 1 Nov. 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/381446/assistant-professor-in-creative-writing-fiction/ - Update: Video interview scheduled 11/8
  14. Belmont University (Nashville, TN, USA). Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing - Fiction). Immediate. TT. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177612377&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%20%28Creative%20Writing%20%2D%20Fiction%29
  15. University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC, USA). Open Rank in Creative Writing/Fiction, Joint with African American Studies. 4 Nov. 2021. TT. https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/english_language_and_literature/my_english/documents/job_ad_creative_writing_fiction_2021_b.pdf
  16. Coe College (Cedar Rapids, IA, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing-Fiction. 12 Nov 2021. TT. https://www.coe.edu/why-coe/discover-coe/human-resources/careers/faculty-employment-opportunities/assistant-professor-creative-writing
  17. Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing-Fiction. 10 Sept. 2021. TT. https://apsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/13390 Update: first-round interview scheduled 11/29
  18. Clayton State University (Morrow, GA). Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing (Fiction). TT. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177688274&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%2C%20Creative%20Writing%3A%20Fiction%2C%20Tenure%2DTrack
  19. Texas A&M University (Corpus Christi, TX). Assistant Professor, English (Literary and Creative Writing Studies). 1 Dec. 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/402330/assistant-professor-english-literary-and-creative-writing-studies-/
  20. Indiana University (Bloomington, IL). Assistant Professor (Fiction Writer). 22 Nov. 2021. TT. https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/11801
  21. Hope College (Holland, MI). English – Assistant Professor, Creative Writing—Fiction. 23 Nov. 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/412985/english-assistant-professor/

NON-FICTION - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions[]

  1. Brown University (Providence, RI) Lecturer in Journalism. Review begins 15 November 2021, ongoing until filled. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/405165/lecturer-journalism-/
  2. University of California San Diego (San Diego, CA, USA). Assistant Professor in Creative Writing/Nonfiction Eco-Writing. TT. 15 Dec. 2022. https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02986
  3. University of Tampa (Tampa, FL, USA). Assistant Professor of English and Writing in Creative Nonfiction. TT. Review begins 30 Nov 2021. https://utampa.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Faculty/job/Tampa/Assistant-Professor-of-English-and-Writing_R0005863
  4. Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO, USA). Assistant Professor of English in Creative Nonfiction. 31 Oct 2021. TT. https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/92772 Updates: Zoom interviews scheduled 11/18
  5. University of Georgia (Athens, GA, USA). Associate Prose Editor, The Georgia Review. 30 Sept 2021. NT/FT. https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/217995.
  6. University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL, USA). Assistant Professor of English in creative non-fiction. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49296.
  7. Denison University (Granville, OH, USA). Assistant Professor of English in creative non-fiction. 18 Oct 2021. TT. https://employment.denison.edu/postings/3338. Updates: Request for additional materials: 11/1 (letters of recommendation); 11/2 (writing sample) x 2 // Rejection (no interview): Preliminary interview scheduled (please specify: MLA, phone, Skype, etc.): Zoom interview scheduled 11/22.
  8. Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA, USA). Assistant Professor of English in creative non-fiction. 22 Oct 2021. TT. https://employment.wwu.edu/en-us/job/498815/assistant-professor-of-english-creative-writing-creative-nonfiction. Updates: Request for additional materials: 11/10
  9. UCLA (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Creative Nonfiction Junior Faculty. 1 Nov. 2021. https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06830
  10. Naropa University (Boulder, CO). Creative Writing and Poetics, Core Faculty, 30 Nov 2021, FT, https://naropa.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/229?c=naropa
  11. Warren Wilson College (Asheville, NC, USA). Professor of Creative Writing. 11 Oct 2021. Extended contract (FT, continuing, appointment; unranked;. https://warren-wilson.breezy.hr/p/34ceb81522de-professor-of-creative-writing Updates: Preliminary interview scheduled 11/1 (phone)
  12. Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA). Open Rank Professor in Creative Nonfiction. 01 Dec 2021. NT/FT. https://english.northwestern.edu/people/job-openings.html
  13. Utah Valley University (Orem, UT). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing. 12 Dec 2021. TT. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177687548&Title=Faculty%2C%20Tenure%20Track%20%2D%20Creative%20Writing
  14. Flagler College (St. Augustine, FL). Assistant Professor of English. 31 Dec. 2021. 4/4 load, TT. https://apply.interfolio.com/97612[1]
  15. The University of Tampa (Tampa, FL) Assistant Professor of English. 30 Nov. 2021. 3/3 load. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/412683/tenure-track-assistant-professor-of-english-and-writing-creative-writing-non-fiction/

POETRY - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions[]

  1. University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI, USA). Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of English in Creative Writing (Poetry). Deadline 28 Nov 2021. TT. https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/510991/professor-in-english
  2. Concordia University (Montreal QC, Canada). Assistant Professor, Creative Writing: Poetry. Deadline: 11/15/21: https://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/2021/assistant-professor-creative-writing-poetry.html
  3. California State University, East Bay (Bay Area, CA). Assistant or Associate Professor of English (Creative Writing--Poetry and Literature). Deadline 10/1/21: http://csucareers.calstate.edu/detail.aspx?pid=87066&source=IND Update: Phone Interview Request ( Nov 19, 2021)
  4. Tulane University (New Orleans, LA, USA). Assistant Professor, Creative Writing-Poetry & Poetics. Deadline: 11/15/21: https://apply.interfolio.com/95186 Update: Letters requested (12/1).
  5. Elon University (Elon, NC, USA). Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing/Poetry). 16 Nov 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/384367/assistant-professor-of-english-creative-writing-poetry-tenure-track/
  6. University of North Florida (Jacksonville, FL, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing. 22 Oct 2021. TT. https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/17819 Updates: Interviews scheduled (06 Nov 2021)
  7. Boise State University (Boise, ID, USA). Assistant Professor of English in poetry. 8 Oct 2021. TT. https://jobs.boisestate.edu/en-us/job/496032/assistant-professor.
  8. Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI, USA). Assistant Professor of English in poetry. 11 Oct 2021. TT. https://www.kzoo.edu/search/index.php?dept=english. Updates: Request for more materials (18 Oct 2021). Rejection, no interview (15 Nov 2021).
  9. University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA, USA). Associate or Full Professor of English in poetry. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://apptrkr.com/2463450.
  10. Clemson University (Clemson, SC, USA). Assistant Professor of English in poetry. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://apply.interfolio.com/94156. Updates: Request for more materials (26 Oct. 2021).
  11. Ashland University (Ashland, OH, USA). Assistant Professor of English in American Lit/Poetry. TT. https://jobs.ashland.edu/postings/1192
  12. University of Montana (Missoula, MT, USA). Assistant/Associate Professor for Creative Writing (Poetry). 1 Dec. 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/397821/assistant-associate-professor-for-creative-writing-program-poetry-department-of-english-/
  13. George Washington University (Washington, D.C., USA). Assistant Professor of English: Poetry. 29 Nov 2021. TT. https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/87090
  14. North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC, USA). Assistant Professor in Creative Writing. Open until filled. https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/151220
  15. Webster University (St. Louis, MO, USA). Assistant Professor of English - Poetry. Open until Dec. 10. https://webster.peopleadmin.com/postings/5540
  16. SUNY New Paltz (New Paltz, NY, USA). Assistant Professor of English. Open until Oct. 11. Cluster diversity hire: 3 Assistant Professors (tenure-track) in Literature before 1800/Latinx Literature of the U.S./Creative Writing/Rhetoric and Composition. https://www.newpaltz.edu/hr/displayjobdetails.php?id=2430 Updates: Video interview (first round) scheduled on 10/25 for 11/10.
  17. Kenyon College (Gambier, OH, USA). Robert P Hubbard Professor of Poetry (Assistant level). Open until Dec 17. TT. https://careers.kenyon.edu/mob/en-us/job/492782/robert-p-hubbard-professor-of-poetry


OPEN / MIXED GENRE - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions[]

  1. University of North Carolina Wilmington (Wilmington, NC). Assistant Professor — Creative Writing, Publishing. In addition to teaching, this position will support the making of Ecotone. FT. TT. 13 December 2021. https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/22495
  2. Southwestern Community Collge District (Chula Vista, CA, USA). Assistant Professor of English. FT. TT. 28 Jan. 2022. https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/3610
  3. Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC (close to Charlotte). Assistant Professor of English, focusing on any type of Creative Writing. TT and FT. Due: Now. https://belmontabbeycollege.edu/about-us/employment/tenure-track-position-in-english/
  4. United States Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, CO, USA). Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, focusing on war literature. FT, TT. 10 Nov. 2021. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/617537900.
  5. Bennington College (Bennington, VT, USA). Literature Faculty in Creative Writing and Post-Colonial Literature. 15 Sept 2021. FT. http://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0smp4/.
  6. Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA, USA). Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Communication Studies. 1 Oct 2021. TT. https://www.westmont.edu/office-provost/open-positions. Updates: Request for more materials (27 October 2021)
  7. University of Toledo (Toledo, OH, USA), Assistant Professor of English in creative writing. 18 Oct 2021. TT. https://utoledo.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/3514?c=utoledo. (addendum to job ad: teaching load for research-active faculty is 2-3) Updates: first-round video interview request 11/22
  8. University of Pittsburg (Greensburg, PA, USA), Assistant Professor in Creative and Professional Writing. 1 Nov 2021. TT. https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21006684&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago.
  9. Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA, USA), Writer-in-Residence. 8 Nov 2021. 3-yr, renewable. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/378930/writer-in-residence-english-department-/.
  10. James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia), Assistant Professor of English - Creative Writing (Fiction and/or Nonfiction). 6 Nov 2021. TT. https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10348
  11. California State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing. 1 Oct. 2021. TT. https://www.calstatela.edu/2022/college-arts-letters/al-engl-ttf
  12. California State University, Sacramento. (Sacramento, CA, USA). Assistant Professor-Creative Writing: Fiction, Memoir, and Creative Non-Fiction. 22 Nov 2021. TT. https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/505591/tenuretrack-faculty-creative-writing
  13. University of Lynchburg (Lynchburg, VA, USA). Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing. 1 Dec. 2021. TT. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/397641/assistant-professor-of-english-creative-writing-/
  14. University of North Texas (Denton, TX, USA). Two Assistant Professors of Creative Writing (Fiction and Nonfiction). 17 Nov 2021. TT. https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/50881 and https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/51636 Update: First round of Zoom interviews scheduled. 12/2
  15. Stony Brook University (Southampton, NY). Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing. 1 Jan. 2022. TT https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177688194&Title=Assistant%20or%20Associate%20Professor
  16. Malone University (Canton, OH). Director and Assistant Professor of Creative Writing. 1 Aug. 2022. FT https://www.malone.edu/academics/academic-resources/office-of-the-provost/faculty-employment-opportunities/communications-visual-and-performing-arts-graphic-design-and-digital-art/[2]
  17. UBC School of Creative Writing, Two Assistant Professors of Creative Writing (Nonfiction and Fiction). 1 July 2022 TT. https://creativewriting.ubc.ca/about/job-opportunities/
  18. Adelphi University (Garden City, NY). Assistant Professor of English/Creative Writing. 20 Dec. 2021. TT. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177705439&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20%2D%20English%20Creative%20Writing

VISITING POSITIONS / LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENTS / FELLOWSHIPS[]

  1. Franklin College (Franklin, IN, USA) Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing with Possible TT Conversion. Poetry/TV Writing/Game Writing. 5 Nov 2021. Three-year with possible TT conversion. https://franklincollege.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Job-Visiting-Assistant-Professor-of-Creative-Writing-2022-23-Appointment.pdf
  2. New York University (New York, NY, USA). Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow: Writing. 11 Nov 2021. Two-year renewable. https://apply.interfolio.com/95025
  3. Wichita State University (Wichita, KA, USA). Emerging Fiction Writer-in-Residence. 1 Sept 2021. One-month appointment. sam.taylor@wichita.edu.
  4. Wichita State University (Wichita, KA, USA). Distinguished Poet-in-Residence. 1 Sept 2021. One-month appointment. sam.taylor@wichita.edu.
  5. Colby College (Waterville, ME, USA). Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence. 30 Sept 2021. Semester appointment. http://apply.interfolio.com/89540.
  6. St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY, USA). Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing. 11 Oct 2021. NT/FT, one-year appointment. https://employment.stlawu.edu/postings/2456.
  7. George Washington University (Washington, D.C., USA). Jenny McKean Moore Writer in Washington (Fiction). 2 Nov 2021. NT/FT, one-year appointment. https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/86699
  8. Central College (Pella, IA, USA). Lecturer of English (Creative Writing). 9 Oct. 2021. NT/FT, with the possibility of renewal. https://central.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=F5A8A765E78F9A38CFAAF5913A4BF778?JOBID=137796
  9. Long Island University (Brooklyn, NY, USA). MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Thesis Advisor and Reader. PT. https://jobs.liu.edu/#/job_details/3064
  10. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Assistant Professor (Creative Writing). 14 Feb. 2022. 3-year contract beginning 08/22. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/401326/assistant-professor-creative-writing-/
  11. Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH). Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing (creative writing, open genre, emerging writer). 14 Jan. 2022. NT/PT, 2-year appointment, 30 hrs/week. http://www.csupoetrycenter.com/anisfieldwolf-fellowship
  12. Connecticut College (New London, CT). Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writer in Residence (Fiction and/or Nonfiction). 20 Dec. 2021. Possibility of renewal. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177707357&Title=Visiting%20Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%20and%20Writer%20in%20Residence

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS[]

  1. Susquehanna University (Susquehanna, PA, US). Director of the Susquehanna University Press. Begins August 2022. FT. https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2506
  2. Rose O'Neill Literary House at Washington College (Chestertown, MD, USA). Assistant Director. Immediate. FT. https://washcoll.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1708498&&#job.
  3. Interlochen Center for the Arts, Director of Creative Writing (Interlochen, MI, USA). FT.https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/401435/director-of-creative-writing/?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic Updates: video interview request 11/13
  4. University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA, USA). Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing and Associate Professor of English. 23 Oct. 2021. FT. https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177611891&Title=Director%20of%20Undergraduate%20Creative%20Writing%20and%20Associate%20Professor%20of%20English Updates: Rejection with no interview 12/3.

WHO IS USING THIS WIKI?[]

Age

under 30: 1

30-35: 8

36-40: 9

41-45: 5

46-50: 4

over 50: 2

prefer not to state age:

TOTAL: 28


Field

Poet: 7

Fiction Writer: 7

Nonfiction Writer: 4

Multi-Genre: 12

Script writer (TV&Film): 2

Script writer (Theatre): 2

Search Committee Lurker:


Employment Status

Unemployed and looking for job:

Administrative job/Publisher:

Employed in other field, wanting to re-enter academia:

Employed in other field, just trying to break into academia: 2

Finishing MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market: 4

Have fellowship after MFA or Ph.D. & going on the market:

Working as adjunct/lecturer, looking for TT job: 10

Have visiting gig, looking for TT: 2

Have fixed-term gig, looking for TT: 3

Have visiting gig, looking for another visiting gig (not TT):

Have TT job and looking for new one: 4

Have TT job and on the market because of a spouse/partner: 1

Had TT job but quit to go on the market because of spouse/partner:

Have TT job and want to keep it but need an offer elsewhere to get a raise: 1

Tenured and on the market because of a spouse/partner:

Have tenure but looking for new job: 2

Tenured at undergrad-only institution, looking for job in MFA program:

Window shopping: 2


Degrees

PhD only:

PhD and MA: 4

PhD and MS:

PhD and MA (lit, not cw):

Phd and Terminal MA:

MFA and ABD: 2

MA and ABD:

MFA, MA, and ABD:

MFA and MS: 1

MFA only: 5

PhD and MFA in: 8


Other

Published articles or stories (Magazine, Anthology, or Journal, etc): 6

No book yet: 4

First book under contract: 2

First academic book under contract:

First book published: 4

First book under contract + edited anthology published:

First book + edited anthologies published: 1

Edited book under contract:

First book + academic book under contract:

First book + critical book published + edited book under contract:

First book published, second book under contract: 4

First book published, second book in submission:

Second book published: 5

Second book published, third under contract: 2

Multiple books published: 4

Multiple books + edited anthology published:

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