Jobs for Poets: January 9, 2019

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Jan 09 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].


  • Alfred State College in Alfred, New York, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach a five-five course load, including first-year writing and introductory literature courses, as well as curriculum development and student advisement. 
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  • American Booksellers Association in White Plains, New York, is seeking a full-time Education Content Coordinator to support the work of education content creators by coordinating administrative and logistical details.
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  • California State University in San Bernardino is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Open Rank Professor in English to serve as the campus writing intensive program coordinator and help shape the structure and implementation of the new writing intensive courses and related faculty development activities. 
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  • Centralia College in Centralia, Washington, is seeking a full-time Basic Education Faculty Member to teach GED preparation, high school completion courses, and/or student success courses in the adults and youth offender program, as well as to develop the class syllabi and complete training for assessment. 
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  • Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English to teach post-colonial literature and creative writing courses in the college's interdisciplinary humanities program, as well as be an active member of the department.
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  • College of the Sequoias Community College District is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Professor to teach classes in reading and composition, critical thinking, literature, and developmental English skills, as well as fulfill departmental responsibilities. 
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  • Colorado State University in Fort Collins is seeking a full-time Instructor in Composition, Creative Writing, and Linguistics to teach a variety of literature, language, and writing courses to undergraduates, as well as maintain a comprehensive and interdisciplinary English studies curricula.
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  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach undergraduate students four courses per semester within the prescribed curriculum, conduct scholarly research, and engage in university service. 
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  • Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Director of Writing to teach a four-four teaching load per semester with course reductions for the directorial position, participate in course and program assessment, and participate in departmental functions. 
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  • North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Department Chair and Professor to teach, research, and guide the general development of the students and faculty, as well as lead faculty in processes that shape the curriculum and effectively articulate the department and college missions to internal and external constituencies. 
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  • Oklahoma State University in Stillwater is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of American Sign Language to teach ASL and deaf studies courses at the undergraduate level, conduct advisory board meetings, and coordinate curriculum and program development. 
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  • Pennsylvania State University in Reading is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, including rhetoric and composition, and guide the program's efforts in digital media through courses in writing.
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  • Savannah College of Art and Design is seeking a full-time English Professor to shape the language and discourse of undergraduate students across all artistic disciplines and play a role in teaching the university's general education curriculum. 
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  • Stanford University in Stanford, California, is seeking a full-time Lecturer for the Stanford Storytelling Project to teach students how to use story craft and practices to create personal and social change, mentor students, and manage podcast production and an undergraduate grant program. 
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  • Texas A&M University in Commerce is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to maintain an active research agenda in at least one of the following areas: community writing, public rhetoric, writing and social justice, cultural rhetorics, and digital humanities, as well as teach undergraduate, masters, or doctoral level courses and advise students. 
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  • The Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library in New York City is seeking a full-time Curator of Literature to develop the library's holding in literature in all formats through purchase and donation, and help create relevant guides, directories, and aids to the collections for Columbia students and faculty. 
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  • The New School in New York City is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of Writing Across Media to teach five graduate and/or undergraduate courses per year, including creative writing workshops, literature seminars, lab courses in multi-platform production, and university lecture courses, as well as maintain curriculum development and fulfill departmental duties. 
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  • Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Tufts Postdoctoral Fellow in Culture, History, and Translation to perform research and teach one course in a topic related to their area of expertise, as well as participate in other designated activities of fellowship.
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  • University of Cincinnati Press in Ohio is seeking a full-time Assistant Managing Editor to coordinate author management from project transmittal to print and production for the press, as well as forecast production costs and oversee the work of production editors, graduate assistants, freelancers, and work-study students. 
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  • University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia is seeking a full-time Editing and Production Coordinator to manage all stages of work involved in the editing, production, and manufacture of the press's journals, as well as monitor schedules and budgets. 
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  • University of Southern Indiana in Evansville is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach creative writing courses specializing in poetry at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as serve any required departmental needs.
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  • University of Washington Press in Seattle is seeking a part-time Reprints Coordinator and Production Assistant to coordinate the print-on-demand printing of new titles and reprinting of backlist titles, manage ebook conversion of titles, and maintain the press's digital archive.
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