Jobs for Poets: August 30, 2017

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Aug 30 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.


  • Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, seeks a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of English and Journalism to teach classes in the First-Year Seminar program, as well as literature components of the general education program and the Civitas Honors Program.
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  • California Northstate University in Rancho Cordova seeks a full-time, twelve-month Assistant Professor of English to teach English composition and literature electives, among other classes.
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  • Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of 20th-Century American Literature to teach three literature courses and one first-year writing seminar each semester.
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  • Gemini Ink, San Antonio’s community-based literary arts center, seeks a Registrar/Operations Manager to staff the front office and support the executive director and program directors.
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  • The Maine Humanities Council in Portland, Maine, seeks a full-time Program Assistant to assist with all program initiatives, including managing program and event details and creating marketing materials.
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  • The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in New York City is seeking a current or recent undergraduate student for a paid Fall 2017 Internship to provide general administrative support. This twelve-week internship requires a minimum commitment of three days a week from October to December.
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  • Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, seeks an Assistant Professor of English Education, with a focus on teaching English teacher education at the secondary level. 
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  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey, seeks applications for the position of Part-Time Lecturer in the Rutgers Writing Program, which offers required writing classes and advanced courses in research, business, science, and technical writing.
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  • Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Faculty Position in Medieval Literature to teach two classes each term, in addition to conducting individualized tutorials with each student enrolled in those classes.
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  • Sebastopol Center for the Arts in Sebastopol, California, seeks and Executive Director to be responsible for the organization's financial management, fundraising, and staff management and to oversee marketing communications, program management, and facilities operations.
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  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Faculty Position in English/Coordinator of the First-Year Seminar Program in the Department of Liberal Arts. The ideal candidate has expertise in literature and will coordinate the Liberal Arts Department’s foundational writing courses. 
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  • Split This Rock in Washington, D.C. seeks a short-term, part-time Outreach & Special Events Manager to support Split This Rock’s 2018 poetry festival and its 10th anniversary celebration.
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  • St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Classics to work closely with undergraduates and promote the study of Classics across the campus and around the world.
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  • TED is seeking Paid Fellows to attend the five-day TED conference, as well as the three-day preconference.
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  • The University of California seeks an innovative, inspiring, and forward-looking Executive Director to lead its 124-year-old University of California Press.
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  • The University of New Mexico Press (UNMP), the largest book publisher in the State of New Mexico, is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and organized Editor.
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  • University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, seeks a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing and Rhetoric to teach first-year writing to undergraduate students and serve as a mentor to graduate student and other instructors. 
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  • The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks an Associate Professor in Digital Literacies to teach two courses in the Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing and one course in another area of expertise each semester. 
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  • Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in early African American Literature through the 19th century to teach introductory survey courses, composition and rhetoric or composition and literature courses, and upper-level courses developed within the candidate's area of specialization.
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  • Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Eighteenth-Century British Literature in the Department of English Language and Literature.
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