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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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  1. Example University. Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s).

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FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

PD: Post-doc

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RECENT ACTIVITY on Creative Writing 2022 Wiki

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FICTION - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions

  1. 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-/
  2. 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
  3. University of Georgia (Athens, GA, USA). Associate Prose Editor, The Georgia Review. 30 Sept 2021. NT/FT. https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/217995.
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. 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
  7. 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/
  8. 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

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

  1. Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO, USA). Assistant Professor of English in Creative Nonfiction. 31 Oct 2021. TT. https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/92772
  2. University of Georgia (Athens, GA, USA). Associate Prose Editor, The Georgia Review. 30 Sept 2021. NT/FT. https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/217995.
  3. University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL, USA). Assistant Professor of English in creative non-fiction. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49296.
  4. Denison University (Granville, OH, USA). Assistant Professor of English in creative non-fiction. 18 Oct 2021. TT. https://employment.denison.edu/postings/3338.
  5. 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.
  6. UCLA (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Creative Nonfiction Junior Faculty. 1 Nov. 2021. https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06830

POETRY - Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions

  1. 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/
  2. University of North Florida (Jacksonville, FL, USA). Assistant Professor of Creative Writing. 22 Oct 2021. TT. https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/17819
  3. 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.
  4. Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI, USA). Assistant Professor of English in poetry. 11 Oct 2021. TT. https://www.kzoo.edu/search/index.php?dept=english.
  5. University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, CA, USA). Associate or Full Professor of English in poetry. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://apptrkr.com/2463450.
  6. Clemson University (Clemson, SC, USA). Assistant Professor of English in poetry. 15 Oct 2021. TT. https://apply.interfolio.com/94156.
  7. Ashland University (Ashland, OH, USA). Assistant Professor of English in American Lit/Poetry. TT. https://jobs.ashland.edu/postings/1192

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

  1. Bennington College (Bennington, VT, USA). Assistant Professor of Literature in creative writing. 15 Sept 2021. FT. http://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0smp4/.
  2. Belmont University (Nashville, TN, USA). Assistant Professor of English in creative writing. 20 Sept 2021. TT. https://belmont.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=10&id=2102.
  3. 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.
  4. 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)
  5. 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.
  6. 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-/.

VISITING POSITIONS / LIMITED-TERM APPOINTMENTS / FELLOWSHIPS

  1. Warren Wilson College (Asheville, NC). Professor of Creative Writing 11 Oct 2021. Extended contract. https://warren-wilson.breezy.hr/p/34ceb81522de-professor-of-creative-writing
  2. Wichita State University (Wichita, KA, USA). Emerging Fiction Writer-in-Residence. 1 Sept 2021. One-month appointment. sam.taylor@wichita.edu.
  3. Wichita State University (Wichita, KA, USA). Distinguished Poet-in-Residence. 1 Sept 2021. One-month appointment. sam.taylor@wichita.edu.
  4. Colby College (Waterville, ME, USA). Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence. 30 Sept 2021. Semester appointment. http://apply.interfolio.com/89540.
  5. 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.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  1. 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.
  2. 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

WHO IS USING THIS WIKI?

Age

under 30: 1

30-35: 3

36-40: 6

41-45: 2

46-50: 3

over 50: 2

prefer not to state age:

TOTAL: 10


Field

Poet: 3

Fiction Writer: 6

Nonfiction Writer: 1

Multi-Genre: 8

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: 2

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

Working as adjunct/lecturer, looking for TT job: 6

Have visiting gig, looking for TT: 2

Have fixed-term gig, looking for TT: 1

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

Have TT job and looking for new one: 2

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:

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

Have tenure but looking for new job: 1

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

Window shopping: 1


Degrees

PhD only:

PhD and MA: 3

PhD and MS:

PhD and MA (lit, not cw):

Phd and Terminal MA:

MFA and ABD: 1

MA and ABD:

MFA, MA, and ABD:

MFA and MS:

MFA only: 2

PhD and MFA in: 3


Other

Published articles or stories (Magazine, Anthology, or Journal, etc): 3

No book yet: 1

First book under contract: 1

First academic book under contract:

First book published: 2

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: 2

First book published, second book in submission:

Second book published: 2

Second book published, third under contract: 2

Multiple books published: 3

Multiple books + edited anthology published:

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