Jobs for Poets: January 30, 2019

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Jan 30 2019
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. If you’re an employer and want to submit a job for consideration in Jobs for Poets, email [email protected].


  • Bard High School Early College Baltimore in Maryland is seeking a full-time Faculty Member in American Literature to teach survey-style literature courses, with a focus on the literature of women and/or people of color, to students looking to complete a high school diploma and an associate of arts degree within four years of study.
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  • Broward College in Pembroke Pines, Florida, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach composition courses, with a focus on helping under-prepared students achieve academic success, in a two-semester contract.
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  • City University of Seattle in Washington is seeking a part-time Intensive English Instructor to teach English courses from the beginners to advanced levels, as well as prepare them for the university's assisted MBA program.
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  • Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, is seeking a full-time English Faculty Member to teach college-level composition, among other courses, for a ten-month position beginning in August 2019.
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  • Indiana University in Bloomington is seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor to teach three classes a year in undergraduate literature and composition, as well as assume administrative responsibilities as the Director of Undergraduate Teaching by training and supervising visiting lecturers and teaching fellows while coordinating the composition program, for a ten-month position beginning in August 2019.
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  • McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature to teach courses, advise students, research, and participate in program development, for a nine-month position beginning in August 2019.
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  • Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Illinois, is seeking a full-time University Press Assistant to provide general administrative support for the director and other senior staff, including managing calendars and travel arrangements, research permissions, assist with contracts, and write grants.
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  • Oakton Comunity College in Des Plaines, Illinois, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Generalist Faculty Member with a Native American and/or Chicanx literature expertise to teach college-level courses, participate in professional development, and engage in departmental service, beginning in the fall of 2019.
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  • Poets & Writers in New York City is seeking three part-time Literary Outreach Coordinators, one each in Detroit, Michigan, Houston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana, to be equal parts community organizers and local correspondents, responsible for increasing awareness of the organization's tools and resources for writers, beginning February 2019.
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  • Princeton University Press in Princeton, New Jersey, is seeking a part-time Marketing Assistant to work thirty hours per week by preparing materials and catalog copy for design, proofreading and copyediting promotional materials, and creating email campaigns. They are also seeking a full-time Director of Marketing to provide vision, leadership, and management of the press' global marketing, sales, publishing, and publicity departments.
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  • Ranger College in Ranger, Texas, is seeking a full-time English Instructor to teach college-level English courses, conduct courses using distance learning systems, and instruct developmental and/or ESL students, beginning in August 2019.
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  • Texas A&M University in Kingsville is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in the English and literature department, beginning fall 2019.
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  • The Atlantic in Washington, DC, or New York City, is seeking a full-time Senior Editor to generate feature-story ideas, match them with writers, and edit feature stories and shorter magazine pieces. They are also seeking a full-time Editorial and Social Media Manager/Associate to generate article and concept ideas, create creative content for different social media platforms, and teach workshops on editorial best practices.
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  • The Modern Language Association in New York City is seeking a full-time Copyeditor to copyedit manuscripts on-screen for the association's journal, book, and online publications.
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  • Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor to teach thirty credit hours during the academic year, assist with curriculum and program assessment, and participate in student advisement.
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  • Tusculum University in Greeneville, Tennessee, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English with a specialty in American literature to teach and advise students, and participate in committee work and departmental initiatives, beginning August 2019.
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  • Ugly Duckling Presse in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking two part-time Apprentices to play several roles in running the day-to-day activities of a small press, including packaging and mailing books, preparing promotional materials, and website maintenance, for a yearlong term. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Sarah Lawson at [email protected] by February 11, 2019.
     
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks in Bethel, Alaska, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach 100- and 200-level writing, literature, and communication courses to a population of students in western Alaska, on and off campus, as well as collaborate with the campus writing center coordinator and developmental studies faculty.
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  • University of Arkansas in Fayetteville is seeking a full-time English Composition Teaching Specialist and Writing Program Assistant to teach one course per semester in the English department, manage course scheduling and staffing of assigned courses, and coordinate the teaching-assistant mentoring program.
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  • University of Virginia in Charlottesville is seeking a full-time Young Writers Workshop Creative Writing Instructor to develop the curriculum for and teach genre-specific workshops as part of its summer program for teenage writers, as well as participate in readings and collaborate with other instructors on programming, beginning June 2019.
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  • Wayne State University Press in Detroit, Michigan, is seeking a full-time Director to be responsible for the leadership and administration of all aspects of the press, as well as manage and direct a full-time staff within seven departments.
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  • Women & Children First in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Outreach and Sales Liaison to coordinate and manage all off-site bookselling events and all bulk book orders, as well as manage all online orders and cultivate partnerships with local organizations and companies.
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