Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Poetry and Poetics)

Scripps College

Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Poetry and Poetics)

  • Institution: Scripps College
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Claremont, California, U.S.A.
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Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Poetry and Poetics)

  • Scripps College | Claremont, California, U.S.A.
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: November 26, 2023
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Job TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of English (Poetry and Poetics)

Position TypeAdjunct, Full Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Claremont, California, U.S.A.

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Professor Thomas Koenigs

Department English Department


Phone -

Job Description


Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of English with a specialization in poetry and poetics for the academic year 2024-5. The position is potentially renewable for academic year 2025-26. The successful candidate will teach poetry writing workshops and literary studies classes focused on poetry (field open). The successful candidate will also advise senior theses. The teaching load will be 3-2. PhD is required by start date.

Applicants should submit the following materials online at cover letter, CV, and the names of three references. Letters of recommendation and other materials will be requested for short-listed candidates. The salary for this position will range from $62,100 to $69,000 and will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training. For matters other than the submission of materials, contact Professor Thomas Koenigs, Chair of English at Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Scripps College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In keeping with its ongoing commitment to build and support a diverse and equitable academic community, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.  Preference will be given to applicants committed to improving higher education for underrepresented students.

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