Jobs for Poets: April 19, 2017

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Apr 19 2017
Jobs for Poets

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now.


  • American University in Washington, D.C., seeks a Writing Instructor or Professorial Lecturer to teach three undergraduate courses per semester in expository writing, including, but not limited to, college writing, beginning in August 2017.
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  • Bowling Green State University in Ohio seeks a full-time Instructor of English/International Studies to teach introductory courses in international studies and English, as well as special topics courses at the undergraduate level in English.
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  • Busboys and Poets, a restaurant/event space/community in Washington, D.C., seeks a full-time Events Specialist to promote and book events in their various locations.
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  • Friends of the High Line in New York City seeks a Public Engagement Manager to play a critical role in all aspects of the planning, production, and execution of a robust and varied yearly adult public program calendar.
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  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York City seeks a full-time Email Marketing Coordinator to assist in the execution of email marketing communications supporting a variety of departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
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  • Houston Community College in Texas seeks a full-time Instructor of English to teach a maximum load of fifteen equated each semester with demonstrated expertise and experience in classroom teaching.
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  • Johns Hopkins University Press seeks a Director to set a strategic vision for the JHU Press that leverages its strengths, embraces emerging technologies, and outlines bold new initiatives focused on innovation and growth.
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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City seeks a full-time Editorial Coordinator to work closely with the assistant manager editor, production managers, and editors to traffic materials for publication.
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  • Middle Tennessee State University seeks full-time Lecturers of English to teach primarily first-year writing courses, with the possibility of teaching some general education courses, beginning in August 2017.
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  • The New York City Center seeks a full-time Editorial Associate to write and edit City Center publications and marketing materials, promoting upcoming programming to potential patrons while simultaneously offering audiences context for the works being presented.
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  • Oklahoma State University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Composition, Technical Writing and/or Undergraduate Literature to take on a 4-3 course load teaching one or more of the following: composition, lower-division literature, and/or technical writing, beginning in August 2017.
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  • Rosemont College in Pennsylvania seeks a full-time Assistant Professor of Writing to teach an academic course load of twelve credits per semester in English Composition, Basic Writing, Advanced Composition, and other courses, beginning in the 2017­–2018 academic year.
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  • The City of San Antonio, Texas, seeks a full-time Arts Marketing Manager to be responsible for leading and implementing arts and culture marketing, communications, and public relations strategies for the Department of Arts & Culture.
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  • The University of California, San Diego, seeks an Assistant Director of the Warren College Writing Program to be responsible for curricular development and pedagogical planning, as well as designing and teaching three sections of Warren Writing 100 each year.
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  • The University of Indianapolis seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of English, Creative Writing–Poetry to teach twenty-four credit hours per semester, including courses in creative writing, as well as lower-division courses in literature and/or composition.
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  • The University of Memphis in Tennessee seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Poetry Writing to teach poetry workshops and forms courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as a possible literature survey course, beginning in August 2017.
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  • The Whiting Foundation in Brooklyn seeks a part-time Grants and Web Administrator to support the work of the Foundation across its humanities and literature programs.
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