Lecturer in Creative Writing
University of California Irvine School of Humanities
United States

Lecturer - Creative Writing

Job #JPF06806
  • English / School of Humanities / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open May 17th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

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 Creative Writing Minor. Courses may include 1) English 16 The Craft of Poetry 2) Writing 30 The Art of Writing: Poetry 3) Writing 31 The Art of Writing: Prose Fiction 4) Writing 90 Intermediate Poetry Writing, during the fall, winter and spring quarters of the 2021-2022 academic year. The full-time teaching load in the School of Humanities is eight courses per year; the annual full-time salary is $56,381.00, and the salary per course is $7,047.63.

Requirement - Applicants must have the PhD. in English or an MFA in English in hand by June 30, 2021. Three years of university level teaching experience in English is preferred.

The service period for the quarters:

Fall 2021
9/20/21 - 12/10/21

Winter 2022
1/3/22 - 3/18/22

Spring 2022
3/23/22 - 6/10/22

Academic calendars may be found here: http://www.reg.uci.edu/navigation/calendars.html

Application Procedure – Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line
application system, RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06806

• Letter of application describing research and teaching interests
• Curriculum Vitae
• Reflective Teaching statement
• Teaching Evaluations from 2-3 most recent courses taught
• Sample Syllabi
• Letters of Recommendation (2 letters minimum)

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Florentes-Mullens
English Department Personnel Analyst
(949) 824-5323


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. In English or MFA in English in hand by June 30, 2021.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Reflective Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/teachstatement/
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/ieactivities/
  • (Optional)
  • Misc/Additional (Optional)
  • Letter of Application describing Research and Teaching interests
  • Teaching Evaluations from 2-3 most recent courses taught - Please combine all teaching evaluations together and upload as one single pdf.
  • Sample Syllabi
Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06806

Campus Information

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

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