Jobs for Poets: March 13, 2019

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Mar 13 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].


  • Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach British literature beginning fall 2019.
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  • Cambridge University Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to join their humanities and social science journal editorial team, to provide administrative support, maintain and update content management systems, and serve as a point of contact for visitors.
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  • The Center for Fiction in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to work with the executive team in implementing the day-to-day administrative functions of the office, overseeing space rentals, and working with outside vendors. To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the job title in the subject line to the Executive Director, Noreen Tomassi, at [email protected].
     
  • Chicago Review Press in Illinois is seeking a full-time Projects Editor to liaise with freelance contacts, review copyedits and proofreads, and provide materials to typesetters for page layouts. To apply, please email your resume to [email protected].
  • Chicago State University in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing to teach four to eight credit courses per year in undergraduate and graduate creative writing, and collaborate with other faculty members in the development of new courses and/or programs.
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  • Eastern Oregon University in La Grande is seeking a full-time Instructor of English and Writing to serve programs needs in first-year writing for a nine-month fixed term position.
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  • Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Lecturer to join the first-year writing program and teach four sections of composition starting August 2019.
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  • Guilford Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Exhibits and Marketing Assistant to provide administrative support to the exhibits manager, coordinate various aspects of exhibits work during conferences, and support marketing and sales projects, among other responsibilities.
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  • Janklow & Nesbit Literary Agency in New York City is seeking a full-time Foreign Rights Coordinator to track foreign deals, assist agents and co-agents, and act as a liaison between their office and co-agents. To apply, please email your resume to [email protected].
     
  • Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Maryland, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to be the front line position and main contact point for the press with retail, wholesale, and general customers when ordering books.
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  • Lucinda Literary in New York City is seeking a part-time Intern to scout writers for representation, coordinate phone calls, assist with manuscript and book proposal submissions, and write and edit blog posts for the company's website.
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  • Marshall University in Huntington is seeking a full-time tenure-eligable Assistant Professor of English to assist in the development of their new minor and major in professional writing, and contribute to one or more secondary areas, beginning August 2019.
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  • The National Book Foundation in New York City is seeking a full-time Director of Public Programs to oversee nearly forty events throughout the country each year, maintain and grow the existing public programs, engage new audiences, and develop new partners. They are also seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to provide daily executive support, office coordination, and assist with operational, financial, and some development activities.
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  • The New York Times "Books Desk" in New York City is seeking a full-time Senior Editor for News and Features to play a key role in managing processes and people on news and features, including determining what gets covered, who covers it, and editing both breaking news and enterprise stories. This position will also be focused on international stories and will be responsible for managing the collaborative PBS NewsHour/Times book club, as well as other future community-oriented ventures.
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  • Rough Drafft is seeking a full-time Remote Associate Editor to read manuscripts and craft editorial evaluations in a project-by-project, commission-based position. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and writing sample (preferably a readers report, literary essay, or manuscript evaluation) by email to [email protected] with EDITOR in the subject line.
     
  • Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach four sections in the first-year writing program beginning fall 2019.
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  • Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. in New York City is seeking a full-time Publicist to be responsible for both book and author publicity by formulating and executing publicity plans, creating a variety of materials such as press releases and e-blasts, and establish a network of professional book media contacts. To apply, please email [email protected] with your resume, the position you're applying for, and a cover letter listing your salary requirements.
     
  • Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Senior Lecturer in English to teach courses in first-year writing, as well as courses in English department such as African American and/or Afro-diasporic literature, for a five-year appointment beginning in August 2019.
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  • University of Colorado in Colorado Springs is seeking a full-time Instructor of English to teach twenty-four credits throughout the year in the first-year rhetoric and writing program.
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  • University of Nevada in Las Vegas is seeking two full-time Assistant Professors for nine-month positions teaching a four-four course load of online first-year writing.
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  • University of North Carolina in Pembroke is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach a four-four course load in freshman composition for a yearlong position beginning August 2019.
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  • University of Southern Indiana in Evansville is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses in developmental writing and academic literacy beginning in August 2019.
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  • University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach courses in English composition for a nine-month position beginning fall 2019.
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  • University of Washington Press in Seattle is seeking a full-time Mellon Diversity Fellow to work in the acquisitions department of a scholarly press by coordinating and supporting the work of evaluating, developing, and acquiring book-length manuscripts for publication by the press for a fourteen-month fellowship.
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  • University of Wisconsin in Madison is seeking a full-time Professor of Continuing Studies to conduct research that will contribute to a program concerning continuing education and adult teaching, with a focus on multi-generational programs for non-traditional learners. They will also serve as co-director of the Odyssey Project, a program for adult students facing economic barriers to college.
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