2 to 3 years
Paid by host:

Competitive salary with benefits

Application guidelines:

Please submit a curriculum vitae, a 10-page writing sample, a sample creative writing workshop syllabus, and a cover letter addressed to Sarah Gambito, Creative Writing Director, through Interfolio:

Required: MFA or PhD, teaching experience, and at least one book publication or substantive online writing project.

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Fordham University

Fordham University

Writer in Residence

Founded in 1841, Fordham University is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition. Within the English Department, there are positions for Writers-in-residence.

The Fordham University English department invites applications for a Writer in Residence with a specialization in digital creative writing. The successful candidate should expect a 2/2 teaching load of undergraduate and graduate writing workshops, alternating between the Rose Hill (Bronx) and Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campuses; to lead tutorials; to administer university creative writing prizes; to advise campus literary publications; and to participate actively in the administration of Fordham's growing creative writing program. The initial contract would be for two years, renewable for a third. Competitive salary with benefits.


Fordham University has campuses in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York.

Contact information

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Rose Hill Campus
Bronx, NY 10458
United States

gsasdean [at]