Employment Opportunities

Full-time Faculty and Tenure Track

The Department of English invites applications between September 1 and November 1 each year for continuing status track positions (all areas considered) pending funding approval. Successful candidates will show evidence of excellence in teaching and significant scholarly potential. Rank open. Salary, benefits, and teaching load competitive. PhD completion expected by the fall semester starting date. Applications accepted online at Y-Jobs (select full-time faculty, then follow the link to Faculty-English). Initial applications include the on-line application, cover letter, and vita. These must be submitted by November 1. Application materials may be attached to the online application or sent to: Faculty Search Committee, Department of English, 4198 JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602. Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

One-year Appointments

The English Department anticipates hiring full-time visiting faculty members for the upcoming school year. Applicants must have completed a graduate degree in English (MA, MFA, or PhD) by August 1 and must have experience teaching university-level composition or literature courses. The typical teaching load for these positions is 4-4-2 (four courses during the fall, four during the winter, and two during the spring or summer).

Adjunct Faculty

The English Department accepts applications online at Y-Jobs for adjunct faculty according to the following schedule:

For Fall Classes: June 1st – June 30th

For Winter Classes: October 15th – November 15th

For Spring and Summer Classes: February 1st – February 28th

Student Employment

The English Department regularly hires students to work in a variety of positions. Students interested in working as Writing Center tutors should visit the Writing Center’s website. Students interested in working in all other positions for the English Department should visit the BYU student employment page.

Graduate Students interested in working as Graduate Instructors should visit the University Writing website.