We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.
The 2-course teaching load will be split between undergraduate and graduate classes. Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate.
Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.
In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.
Our program houses Ph D and MFA degrees in Creative Writing and also hosts a sizeable undergraduate concentration, and minor, in Creative Writing.
The University of Houston is also home to Gulf Coast, a national literary journal.
We expect a significant publication record, outstanding teaching, and a history of collaboration and service to one's writing community.
We value literary fiction and poetry, and are interested in writing that engages questions of race, ethnicity, gender, and class.
The Creative Writing Program is particularly interested in fiction writers who bring multilingual, international, or cross-cultural perspectives to their work.
We seek candidates with diverse intellectual and creative interests whose teaching and writing intersect with the work of other faculty in English and elsewhere in the College of Arts and Sciences.