Jobs for Poets: February 27, 2019

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Feb 27 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].


  • Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English, with expertise in creative writing, to be a part of expanding their English major with writing emphasis and writing minor, and teach eight courses per years, including upper-level poetry workshops, among other responsibilities. 
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  • Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, is seeking a full-time English Lecturer to teach a four-four course load of first-year composition, junior-level writing, or creative writing, for a nine-month appointment.
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  • Bard High School Early College Baltimore in Maryland is seeking a full-time World Literature Faculty Member to teach classes at both the high school and college levels, as well as participate in the life of the school, including student and club advising, and committee service.
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  • City Colleges of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Faculty to teach a range of courses in developmental and/or first-year composition as well as engage in the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member.
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  • Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time English Instructor to teach and develop the general curriculum, as well as demonstrate continued development of their professional and scholarly work.
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  • Eastern New Mexico University in Ruidoso is seeking a full-time English Faculty Member to teach a full load of both live and online composition and/or literature courses per semester, develop curricula, and engage with the college's community. 
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  • Eastern Oregon University in La Grande is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition and Writing Center Director to contribute to the undergraduate curriculum in English and writing, and work with the faculty and Learning Center staff to transition into a part-time direction of the university's Writing Center.
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  • Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach courses in composition and literature, provide academic advisement, and contribute to curriculum design and modification.
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  • Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English to teach a three-two course load in poetry writing classes of varying levels as well as be a part of the college's writing community.
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  • I-Park in East Haddam, Connecticut, is seeking a full-time Director of Development to be responsible for the preparation and execution of their annual development plan, and ensure that adequate resources are available to support the organization's mission, programs, and operations. They are also seeking Fellows to apply for their creative writing residencies and be a part of a fully-funded four-week summer residency in the company of artists working in other disciplines.
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  • Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach courses in the English for Academic Purposes program, as well as perform regular duties expected of full-time faculty, such as scheduling office hours, developing curricula, and serving on committees.
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  • Letterform Archive in San Francisco, California, is seeking a full-time Assistant Editor to support key aspects of their publishing program, assist in development, editing, production, marketing, and fulfillment of all Archive books. 
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  • Minnesota State University in Mankato is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition to split their time between the English department, teaching composition courses and writing workshops, and the Post-Secondary Enrollment Option, helping to further develop their campus-based post-secondary enrollment program in English for high school students and mentoring Minnesota English teachers.
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  • Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Professor of Access to teach writing and academic strategies to students with disabilities, and serve as a liaison between the Access department and other departments in emphasizing writing in their academic requirements.
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  • Odessa College in Odessa, Texas, is seeking a full-time Writing Center Coordinator / English Faculty to coordinate and manage all aspects of part-time staff and tutor training, develop workshops for training and support, and teach six writing classes per year.
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  • PEN America in New York City is seeking a full-time Director of Activism and Engagement to design and deliver a program that engages with activist and civil mobilization through organization alliances, coordinate training in social justice issues, and be involved in developing the infrastructure that will allow the organization to mobilize a new coalition with members. They are also seeking a full-time Foundations Relations Assistant to provide key proposal and grant reporting support, prospect research, grant tracking, and other stewardship for current and prospective donors.
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  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick is seeking a full-time Teaching Instructor to teach twenty-one credits per academic year of classes to graduate students, provide extensive, discipline-specific feedback on student work, and benefit from regular meetings and pedagogy workshops, among other professional development opportunities, beginning September 1, 2019. They are also seeking a full-time Associate Director of the Writing Program to participate in hiring, orienting, and mentoring new writing program instructors, act as outreach coordinators, and coordinate the dural enrollment expository writing program.
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  • Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach courses in literature, composition, and creative writing.
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  • Suffolk County Community College in Selden, New York, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Instructor/Assistant English Professor to teach assigned courses in accordance with the college's catalog, participate in academic advising, and demonstrate continued professional development and scholarly work in the discipline for a ten-month appointment.
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  • State University of New York in Purchase is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature to teach five courses a year, as well as supervise senior projects, and participate in campus life, including student advising, club advising, and committee service.
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  • University of Chicago Press in Illinois is seeking a full-time Promotions Assistant to support the marketing department with various responsibilities, including maintaining communication on the department's behalf, processing incoming review copy requests, and assist in tasks related to building the seasonal catalog.
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  • University of Cincinnati in Ohio is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of English to teach four courses per semester in composition and developmental writing for a one-year appointment with the opportunity for a second-year renewal.
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  • University Press of Florida in Gainesville is seeking a Director to sustain and grow the press's publishing program that includes eighty-five new book titles per year, as well as oversee a professional full-time staff of thirty-two.
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  • University of South Carolina Press in Columbia is seeking an Acquisitions Editor to be responsible for contracting and transmitting twenty-five publishing projects, as well as work with authors and editors in ensuring the press's standards are met.
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