Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Poetry Writing

The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Poetry Writing, to begin fall 2023 as part of a cluster hire in Race, Inequality, and Social Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences. We are particularly interested in poets whose work emphasizes racial and social justice, with additional interests in environmental justice and LGBTQ+ studies, and in candidates committed to undergraduate writing and publishing. Successful candidates must have a strong record of teaching undergraduates and robust publications in literary magazines (print or electronic). The candidate should be interested in collaborating with faculty and students (in the English Department and other departments such as Ethnic Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Environmental Studies) to enhance a vibrant campus creative writing presence. We especially seek candidates with publications related to intersectional racial justice in journals with diverse voices and readerships. Inquiries may be sent by email to jgopp@scu.edu

This position is part of a cluster hire in Race, Inequality, and Social Justice that includes positions in the departments of Art & Art History, English, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, and Religious Studies.

All applications must go through the Workday portal found at scu.edu/hr/careers, or click here.