Jobs for Poets: February 13, 2019

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Feb 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].


  • The American Library Association in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Editor/Publisher for Booklist, to direct editorial and content development, as well as the advertising, marketing, and production functions of Booklist's print and digital products.
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  • Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Department Chair in African and African American Studies to provide programmatic leadership in its undergraduate curricula, teach an introductory course in African and African American studies, a course on the African diaspora, an upper-division course in the area of their interest, and participate in the college's general education program.
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  • Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Professor of English with primary duties including teaching first year writing and overseeing the first year experience program beginning August 2019.
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  • Chronicle Books in San Francisco, California, is seeking a full-time Publicist to work with both frontlist and backlist titles in promoting their publishing and brand with consumers and media in mind. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with "Publicist" in the subject line.
     
  • Colorado College in Colorado Springs is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to teach six courses across two semesters in ethnic American literary and cultural studies for a one-year appointment.
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  • Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, is seeking a full-time Acquisitions Editor to identify and acquire book projects and oversee their progress through the peer-reviewed process.
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  • Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona, is seeking a full-time English Composition Associate Professor to teach a variety of community college transfer and developmental composition courses, maintain a minimum of thirty-five hours per week on campus, and be responsible for updating course outlines and developing curriculum.
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  • Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana, is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of English to teach courses in literature and writing, prepare course syllabi in collaboration with the department chair, and work with upper-level English seminar students, beginning August 2019.
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  • Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a full-time Events and Marketing Assistant to produce and promote the bookstore's literary events, as well as market the store and its programs. To apply, email your resume to [email protected].
     
  • Green River College in Auburn, Washington, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Faculty Member to teach transfer-level writing courses in composition, collaborate on the design of transfer-level writing, literature, and related curricula, and advise students, among other departmental duties.
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  • Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach five courses over two semesters of contemporary African American literature, literary criticism, theory, or genre studies, for a one-year appointment beginning August 2019.
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  • Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time English Department Chair to be responsible for leading department meetings, managing their budget, preparing required self-study materials, and facilitating department initiatives.
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  • Mercer College in Macon, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach in the Great Books program, maintain office hours, and participate in program development, beginning August 2019.
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  • Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Professor of English to teach all composition levels as well as literature and creative writing courses, participate in professional development activities, and collaborate with other faculty and administrators to execute related programs. 
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  • Narrative magazine in San Francisco, California, is seeking a full-time Content Coordinator to plan and execute the magazine's weekly presentation online and via email, as well as create and program the magazine's email communication, serving as a point of contact for authors, agents, and publishing houses. They are also seeking a Director of Development and Communications to be responsible for all fundraising activities, including annual and major gift fundraising, and develop new strategic partnerships.
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  • National Writers Series in Traverse City, Michigan, is seeking a full-time Teaching Fellow to co-teach high school students different forms of writing, collaborate with the executive director to secure readers and guest authors, and participate in program evaluations for a 9.5-month time period, with remuneration including $30,000 and a furnished, two-bedroom apartment with paid utilities.
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  • Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor of Multilingual Writing to teach two courses per semester aimed at speakers of other languages, work for the equivalent of one course per semester in the university writing center, and lead program-wide efforts to support the university's large multilingual population.
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  • Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of Resilience Studies, whose teaching, research, or creative activity focuses on resilience at the community, regional, national, or global levels.
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  • Park University in Parkville, Missouri, is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Modern Languages to teach undergraduate courses in Spanish language, culture, composition, and literature, both online and on campus, and develop new courses for the modern language program.
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  • San Bernardino Community College in California is seeking a full-time Instructor to teach a full load of English classes, including composition and introductory literature courses, and participate in department, division, and campus activities. 
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  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach courses in composition and developmental writing, participate in departmental assessments, and provide student assistance outside of class.
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  • University of California in Santa Barbara is seeking either a part-time or full-time Lecturer to teach a maximum of eight courses per year in the comparative literature program, with the limited possibility of reappointment.
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  • University of North Georgia in Gainesville, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach four English courses each semester, including first-year composition, literature, and other offerings, as well as provide departmental and scholarly service.
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