Jobs for Poets: November 14, 2018

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Nov 14 2018
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].


  • The American Booksellers Association in White Plains, New York, is seeking a full-time Education Content Coordinator to support the education content creators by coordinating the administrative and logistical details required to create and present materials to bookstore members and others. 
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  • The American Library Association in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Associate Editor to join the Books for Youth department and be responsible for writing and editing features, as well as contributing content to Booklist's print and online products. 
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  • ARTBOOK | D.A.P. in New York City is seeking a full-time Publicity Manager to work with the sales and marketing staff to serve as a liaison between departments and client distribution imprints, as well as develop and execute publicity campaigns for titles, among other responsibilities. 
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  • Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to play a role in developing their new writing minor, teach a four-four course load focused on rhetoric and writing, and perform scholarly research.
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  • Bemidji State University in Minnesota is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of English to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric, serve as the department's director of composition, and contribute as a practicing scholar and advisor for students.
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  • Bloomsbury Publishing in New York City is seeking a full-time Acquisitions Editor/Senior Acquisitions Editor to acquire new titles and manage new editions for its titles, develop long-term publishing strategies, and follow the course of manuscript development, among other responsibilities. 
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  • Boston University Academy in Massachusetts is seeking a full-time English Teacher to teach three or four sections of honors-level high school English, serve as an academic advisor to students, and participate in the daily life of the school.
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  • Bowie State University in Maryland is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach twelve credit hours per semester of freshman writing courses.
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  • Clever Publishing in New York City is seeking a full-time Editor to propose and develop projects, prepare and present projects for acquisition, copyedit, research, fact-check, and support the editor-in-chief with various administrative tasks.
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  • Duke University Press in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a Director to oversee the editorial, marketing, production, and business functions for both books and journals publishing, and a Project Editor to manage trade and scholarly books and ensure editorial quality and production. 
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  • Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time MFA Program Director for a twelve-month appointment to oversee the academic program and curriculum, direct fundraising and budgeting, recruit faculty and staff, as well as teach a residency seminar and serve as a mentor for students, beginning July 1, 2019.
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  • Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English Composition to teach a four-four teaching load of first-year composition courses, as well as upper-level writing and literature courses, beginning in September 2019.
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  • O, Miami and The Betsy in Miami, Florida, is seeking a full-time Programs Coordinator to assist with the execution of the O, Miami Poetry Festival and The Betsy's arts and culture programming, manage special events and all visiting artists' itineraries, and provide general administrative support.
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  • Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas, is seeking a Program Director to lead the writing program and its curriculum, supervise the writing hub, and teach a reduced teaching load of composition courses beginning in the spring of 2019.
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  • Princeton University Press in New Jersey is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to assist in the acquisition, development, and publishing of scholarly books and serve as a liaison both between authors and the press and between departments within the press.
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  • Scholastic Inc. in New York City is seeking a Brand Publicity Manager to develop and implement innovative publicity plans and campaigns for key authors and brands.
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  • The Morgan Library & University in New York City is seeking an Editorial Assistant to assist with the copyediting, trafficking, and production of printed and electronic materials, including books, in its publications department.
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  • The University of Alaska in Fairbanks is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of Poetry to teach a three-three course load in creative writing, work on ongoing creative projects for publication, and serve the department and university in committees or as an advisor of their literary magazine.
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  • The University of Washington in Bothell is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Poetics to teach undergraduate creative writing courses, offer an annual graduate course in the MFA, mentor graduate theses, and contribute to the events and initiatives offered at the program. 
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  • Wellesley Books in Massachusetts is seeking a full-time Assistant Manager to oversee the general operations of the bookstore.
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  • W. W. Norton in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to manage manuscripts and other book materials in all stages of production, write book jacket copy and similar editorial materials, and contribute to the overall publishing strategy of individual titles.
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