Faculty Openings The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Associate or Full Professor in Creative Writing - Hispanic Literary Heritage and Contemporary Hispanic Writing - Tenure-Track


Associate or Full Professor in Creating Writing, expertise in Hispanic literary heritage and contemporary Hispanic writing. Genre open. Applicants should have published at least 2 books of creative writing or translation and provide evidence of effective teaching.  Areas of secondary interest: translation studies, cultural studies.  Teaching load is two courses a semester for two semesters a year.  

The Department of English is a large, dynamic department offering the M.F.A and Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing; the M.A. and Ph.D. in English and American Literature; a doctoral concentration in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy; and graduate certificates in Empire Studies and in Translation Studies. In addition to the Department's strengths, the University of Houston's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers programs in Hispanic Studies, African American Studies, and American Cultures, and it houses the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Center for the Americas. The University of Houston is the premier tier-one public doctoral institution in the nation's fourth largest city, and has one of the most diverse student bodies among research-one universities.

Application Procedures:

Please send letter and vita to

J. Kastely
Creative Writing Program
Dept. of English
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-3013

On-line applications are acceptable, send to CWP@UH.EDU.

Search will continue until the position is filled.


Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.