Two Tenure-Track Positions in Poetry Writing

For more information, please contact Paula Vitaris at or 404-727-4683.

Emory University, Atlanta, GA. One Senior (Associate or Full) Professor in poetry writing and one tenure-track Assistant Professor in poetry writing for premier undergraduate Creative Writing Program. Applicants for assistant, advanced assistant, and tenured professor positions are welcome to apply. We expect to make two hires from the applicant pool. Required: MFA or Ph.D. in creative writing and significant publications; book in print. Desirable: Writing program administration experience, ability to teach screenwriting, playwriting, creative nonfiction, or other second genre. Load: 2-2, primarily workshops, plus supervision of honors theses. Review of applications begins Oct 1; final deadline for submission is Nov 2 at 5 p.m. EST. To apply, please include the following:  a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 15 pages to Interfolio at A reflection upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds should be included in either your teaching statement or your cover letter.  Candidate’s latest book will be required at a later point in the application review process. Initial interviews will be conducted via video conferencing.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.