Jobs for Poets: February 20, 2019

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Feb 20 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].


  • Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow to carry out research and a modified three-three teaching load of in the university's core curriculum of first-year composition, core literature, and/or service courses, beginning August 2019.
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  • Cambridge University Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant for their humanities and social science journal to work on several tasks for two publishers and three editors, while providing a high level of administrative support.
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  • Chronicle Books in San Francisco, California, is seeking a full-time Digital Marketing Manager to drive the digital strategy and online social media campaigns for their adult trade publishing group and key titles. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with "Digital Marketing Mgr." in the subject line.
     
  • Cornell University Press in Ithaca, New York, is seeking a full-time Acquisitions Assistant to facilitate all phases of acquiring academic books, providing critical assistance to the sponsoring editors from initial contact through final publication.
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  • Duke University Press in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Project Editor to manage twenty to twenty-five trade and scholarly books per year, ensuring editorial quality and maintaining production timelines.
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  • East City Bookshop in Washington, DC, is seeking a part-time Events and Marketing Manager to plan, execute, and market a program of in-store and off-site author and community events. They are also seeking a part-time Online Sales Coordinator to manage the store's online sales and subscription box programs.
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  • Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English working in any period of African American literature to teach a three-three course load that will include first-year writing, broad intermediate-level courses, and more specialized upper-level courses, beginning in August 2019.
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  • Humanoids in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a full-time Sales and Marketing Assistant to be responsible for assisting the sales and marketing department in managing and expanding the company's social media platforms. To apply, email your resume to [email protected].
     
  • Kutztown University in Philadephia, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time, one-year English Faculty Member to teach classes in composition, literature, and/or professional writing for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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  • Northeastern University in Boston, University, is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor to teach first-year and advanced writing courses, including courses in writing for the humanities, for a teaching load of three courses per semester, beginning in fall 2019. 
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  • Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, is seeking a part-time Paperbacks Intern to become familiar with, and to participate in, the tasks which go into acquiring, producing, marketing, and publicizing paperback books for the major university press.
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  • Sheridan College in Oakville, Canada, is seeking a full-time Professor of Creative Writing to be responsible for curriculum leadership in the area of creative writing for the college's creative writing and publishing program.
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  • Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. is seeking a full-time Publicist to be responsible for both book and author publicity, while instructing and mentoring editorial staff and advancing the press's publicity strategy. To apply, email [email protected] with resume, the position you're applying for, and a cover letter listing your salary requirements.
     
  • Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Lecturer of English Language and Literature, with scholarship in either American literature and literature of the early modern period, to teach five courses per year beginning fall 2019.
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  • The National Book Foundation in New York City is seeking a Public Programs Consultant for a temporary contract position to help extend the foundation's national footprint by advising on the cohesion of their public programming, both new and existing, and review the logistical and operational structure of their organization. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and a brief statement describing your literary interests to [email protected] with the subject line: "Public Programs Consultant."
     
  • The Writers Circle in New Jersey is seeking part-time Creative Writing Instructors to teach creative writing courses to young people and adults in one of their five suburban New Jersey locations.
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  • University at Buffalo SUNY in New York is seeking a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of English to teach a four-four course load of freshman composition as well as upper-level writing courses.
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  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach four courses per semester of technical communication, and rhetoric and composition, beginning fall 2019.
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  • University of Pittsburgh Press in Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time Marketing and Sales Assistant to serve several roles in the press's marketing department, including maintaining marketing and publishing schedules, assisting with publicity materials, and generally supporting the office.
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  • University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach classes in developmental writing and academic literacy beginning in August 2019.
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