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Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (3-year contract, with the option to renew)

Date: November 1, 2013
Location: Department of Literature and Languages, School of Arts
Reports to: Chair of Literature and Languages
Position Start Date: August 2014 to fill a vacancy from a retirement

Summary and Qualifications

Ph.D. or MFA in Creative Writing, with an emphasis in screenplay and/or dramatic writing.  The ideal candidate will also have competency in one of the following areas: Spanish, 18th Century Literature, or Romantic Poetry.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin November 30 and will continue until position is filled.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches 12 hours per semester
  • Teaches first-year composition
  • Advises students
  • Teaches upper-level courses in speciality area

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Engages in continuing professional development
  • Serves on Department, School, and/or University committees


Christian Brothers University

  • Is a Roman Catholic institution in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • Is a private, comprehensive university emphasizing excellence in teaching and attention to the whole person in a values-oriented, interfaith educational community
  • Has Schools of Engineering, Business, Science, and Arts Is a private, Catholic, Lasallian university and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Department of Literature and Languages offers bachelor’s degree in English, English with Teaching Licensure, English for Corporate Communications, and Creative Writing

To Apply

Qualified individuals should send cover letter and letter of application, CV with telephone numbers/email addresses of three references, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to or apply online now. Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability. Applications will be acknowledged by email. Initial interviews will be held via video conferencing or phone.