Instructor of English

The English Department at TCU invites applications for an Instructor of Writing with a specialization in rhetoric and composition, creative writing, and/or the digital humanities to contribute to our Writing major and minors in both Writing and Creative Writing. Instructorships are one-year, renewable appointments. Instructors teach a 4/4 load, primarily in required composition and other lower-division creative writing and rhetoric courses with opportunities to teach upper-division courses in area of specialization as needed.


Requirements: PhD or MFA in English, Rhetoric & Composition, or Creative Writing by August 1, 2017 and demonstrated excellence in teaching writing. Upload a letter of application, CV and teaching portfolio. All questions regarding the application process should be directed to Human Resources at or 817-257-7790. Review of applications begins February 1, 2017 and will continue until this position is filled. 

A private, secular institution of 10,000 students located in the nation’s fourth-largest metropolitan area, TCU is a highly selective teaching and research university. Instructors are voting members of the department who enjoy competitive salaries and benefits, support for professional development, and opportunities for promotion within the Instructor rank.


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