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Lecturer - Creative Writing

Recruitment Period

Open May 1st, 2019 through Friday, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of English at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for part-time lecturer positions to teach undergraduate courses included in the English Department's Emphasis in Creative Writing. Courses may include 1) English 16 The Craft of Poetry 2) Writing 90 Intermediate Poetry 3) Writing 91 Intermediate Fiction 4) Writing 101W Seminar in Critical Writing and 5) Writing 110 Short Story Writing, during the fall, winter and spring quarters of the 2019-2020 academic year. The full-time teaching load in the School of Humanities is eight courses per year; the annual full-time salary is $54,738.00, and the salary per course is $6,842.25.

Requirement - Applicants must have the PhD. in English or an MFA in English in hand by June 30, 2019. Three years of university level teaching experience in English is preferred.

The service period for the quarters:

Fall 2019
9/23/19 - 12/13/19

Winter 2020
1/2/20 - 3/20/20

Spring 2020
3/25/20 - 6/12/20

Academic calendars may be found here:

Application Procedure – Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line
application system, RECRUIT, located at

• Letter of application describing research and teaching interests
• Curriculum Vitae
• Representative set of teaching evaluations
• Sample Syllabi
• Letters of Recommendation (2 letters minimum)

To be considered for any possible openings in Fall Quarter 2019, application must be received by May 31, 2019, however, applications will be accepted through January 31, 2020, and considered on an as needed basis.
For more information, please contact:

Camille Laws
English Department Personnel Analyst
(949) 824-5323

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Letter of application describing research and teaching interests

  • Representative set of teaching evaluations

  • Sample Syllabi

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required