Assistant Professor in Creative Writing Fiction

  • Bluffton University
  • Nov 30, 2020
Full time   English, ESL, Writing, Linguistics

Job Description


Bluffton University invites applications for a full-time ongoing faculty position in Creative Writing Fiction beginning fall 2021. 


RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate classes in writing, composition, and literature as well as courses in Bluffton’s Enduring Values general education program, recruiting prospective students to Bluffton, directing the literary journal Bridge, and advising students.


COMPENSATION: Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale. Position could be converted to tenure-track in a few years.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. or Ph.D. expected; primary expertise in creative writing fiction, with secondary area in American Literature; record of publication in creative writing. 

Application Details

Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the email listed.

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or vita
  • Three letters of reference, submitted directly from referees
  • Copies of transcripts
  • Bluffton Supplementary application (see:


When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Bluffton University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

Application Deadline

Preferred deadline is December 28, 2020; open until filled.