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Employment Opportunities

Full-time Faculty and Tenure Track

The Department of English typically invites applications in the fall 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 are 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. 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 hires full-time visiting faculty members as needed. Applicants must have completed a graduate degree in English (MA, MFA, or PhD) and must have experience teaching university-level composition or literature courses. The typical teaching load for these positions is 4-4-1 (four courses during the fall, four during the winter, and one during the spring or summer).

Adjunct Faculty

The English Department accepts adjunct faculty applications as needed at Y-Jobs.

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.