Assistant Professor of English

Foundation in American and/or British Literature | Recruiting | Participate in Ongoing Education

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for a 9-month, full-time Assistant Professor of English to start in the Fall of 2023.


Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in English or show evidence of the planned receipt of the degree before the Fall 2023 semester. The department is interested in candidates with a strong foundation in American and/or British Literature. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in secondary education or experience teaching first-year composition courses.


Successful candidates will teach a 4/4 load with course release for recruiting or other administrative duties. Typical courses include Writing in the Digital Age, Introduction to Literature, Multi-Cultural Literature, Survey of American Literature, and Survey of British Literature. In addition, Faculty serve on committees and participate in ongoing education through our Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer.