Jobs for Poets: February 14, 2018

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Feb 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 Academy of American Poets in New York City is seeking a full-time Content Assistant to help produce the Poem-a-Day series and content for the award-winning website Poets.org, conduct outreach to content partners, assist with social media, and other related projects.
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  • American River College in Sacramento, California, is seeking two Assistant Professors of English to teach courses in advanced composition, basic writing skills, college composition, creative writing and education, critical thinking, intermediate writing skills, and literature.
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  • California Humanities in Oakland, California, is seeking a Grants Manager to be responsible for leading grants management to the programs department in alignment with the strategic goals and the mission of California Humanities.
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  • The Chicago Reader is hiring two Digital Writer-Editors to deepen the Reader’s online coverage and analysis of daily news and a full-time Culture Editor to direct coverage of the arts in print and online.
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  • Compton College in California is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor.
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  • Delta College in University Center, Michigan, is seeking a full-time English Instructor.
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  • Delta State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to take on a 4/4 teaching load primarily consisting of general education multi-genre literature and composition courses, as well as upper-division and graduate courses.
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  • Denison University in Granville, Ohio, seeks a full-time Visiting Professor of Creative Writing with an emphasis in nonfiction to teach introductory creative writing, with capabilities in poetry and fiction.
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  • Holy Family University in Philadelphia is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator (Writing/English) to take on a 3/3 teaching load in writing and literature and oversee the freshman writing block.
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  • Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Maryland, seeks an Administrative Coordinator to be responsible for administrative function of the Project MUSE director’s office and a Marketing and Sales Director, Books Division, to participate in leading press-wide strategic initiatives.
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  • Keiser University in Melbourne, Florida, is seeking a part-time English and Literature Instructor.
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  • MIT Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts, seeks a full-time Acquisitions Assistant/Mellon University Press Diversity Fellow to work closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects through the entire acquisitions process.
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  • Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor.
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  • New River Community and Technical College is seeking an English Instructor to teach a full range of English courses at the Raleigh and Mercer County, West Virginia, campuses starting in August 2018.
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  • Pasco-Hernando State College in New Port Richey, Florida, is seeking a full-time Instructor of English to start in August 2018.
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  • PEN America in New York City is seeking a Washington Director, Campus Free Speech Initiative Project Director, Executive Assistant, and temporary Special Events Assistant.
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  • Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, seeks English Faculty.
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  • Rizzoli Bookstore in New York City is seeking a part-time Shipping and Receiving Assistant.
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  • South Seattle College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor who is invested in innovative curriculum that fosters student engagement.
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  • The New School in New York City seeks Grace Paley Teaching Fellows to spent a semester teaching an essay-writing seminar  in the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts First-Year Writing Program.
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  • Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, Connecticut, is seeking a tenure-track Instructor of English to teach 15 credits of assigned courses per semester.
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  • The University of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan seeks a full-time Term Assistant Professor of Writing and Communication to teach 12 hours per semester of undergraduate courses.
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  • The University of Wisconsin–Marinette seeks a part-time English Composition Lecturer to teach first-year composition, developmental writing, and co-requisite writing studio courses.
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  • The University of Wisconsin–Madison is seeking Post-MFA Fellows to teach one section of undergraduate mixed-genre or single-genre creative writing each semester, assist in the selection of various prizes and fellowships, and participate in the Madison writing community.
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  • Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Instructor of English.
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