Assistant Professor of English

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Barton College is seeking candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of English.


Teach undergraduate courses in British literature, including Shakespeare, creative writing, and composition (4 + 4 course load). Additional teaching assignments may include the College’s general education courses. Ongoing professional engagement is expected, as is student advising and participation in the School of Humanities, college, and professional service. Ability to recruit students for the major, as well as interest in travel abroad, is also desirable.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in hand, with MFA in creative writing or substantial experience/portfolio in creative writing.
  • Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.
  • Ability and commitment to teach all undergraduate levels of British literature, Shakespeare, and creative writing.
  • Demonstrated record of successful college teaching.

Application Process

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities will begin with the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications should include letter of interest, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three people who are willing to serve as reference. Applications should be directed electronically to

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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