Jobs for Poets: January 16, 2019

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Jan 16 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].


  • Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Associate Professor and Chair of Humanities to lead the humanities department, ensure academic integrity in all programs, coordinator accreditation activities, and teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students.
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  • Civitella Ranieri Foundation in New York City is seeking a part-time Program Associate to join their team on April 15, 2019. For inquiries or to apply, please email [email protected].
     
  • Defiance College in Ohio is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach lower- and upper-division writing courses beginning August 2019.
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  • Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Lecturer of College Writing to teach four writing courses or the twelve-hour equivalent taught in the college writing program beginning in fall 2019.
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  • Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach first-year reading and writing courses, as well as core English courses, including introduction to creative writing.
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  • Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky, is seeking a full-time Instructor or Assistant Professor of English to teach a four-four course load of all levels of first-year writing beginning in August 2019.
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  • Michigan State University in East Lansing is seeking a full-time Audrey and John Leslie Professor in Literary Studies to fulfill the university's endowed professorship by teaching courses on North American Indian and Indigenous literature, and assisting current faculty with the development of a broad range of English courses, beginning in fall 2019.
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  • Missouri Valley College in Mashall is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to maintain a five-five teaching load in technical writing and composition courses, as well as additional courses in creative writing and linguistics, beginning August 1, 2019.
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  • Neumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to serve as the writing coordinator for the university as well as teach a reduced course load in composition and upper-level writing courses, beginning in August 2019.
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  • Ohio University Press in Athens is seeking a full-time Director to lead the development and implementation of strategic and operational plans, support and strengthen the capacity of the personnel and their access to financial resources, and work with staff to identify and acquire academic and trade titles throughout the year.
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  • Pen/Faulkner Youth Writers Camp in Washington DC is seeking part-time Creative Writing Faculty to lead writing workshops in either prose or poetry for high school students, lead and participate in large group writing and creative activities, and conduct conferences and support to the students.
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  • Penguin Random House in New York City is seeking a full-time Senior Editor to develop and oversee publishing programs for their in-house brands and licensed titles, develop and maintain relationships with authors and agents, as well liaise with production, design, and editorial departments. They are also seeking a full-time Editor of their audio division to manage an assigned list of publishers, acquire audio rights, serve as primary point of contract for editors and publishers, as well as act as lead on the editorial team.
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  • Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach a spectrum of composition and rhetoric undergraduate courses, as well as serve on departmental committees and advise students.
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  • P.S. Literary Agency in New York City is seeking a full-time Literary Agent to read, evaluate, and edit manuscripts, as well as sign clients and develop projects in-house.
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  • Rice University in Houston, Texas, is seeking a full-time Instructor to teach seminars in the writing and communication program, and fulfill a service commitment with the center for academic and professional communication.
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  • St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing to teach up to twenty-four credits in beginning advanced creative writing poetry classes, first-year composition, and specialized courses in the applicant's area of expertise, as well as participate in advising, assessment, and committee work.
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  • State University of New York in Cortland is seeking a full-time Coordinator of the Writing Center to train, supervise and mentor tutors, lead workshops for students, occasionally teach courses in the composition program and English department, as well as develop and assess writing center programs, beginning August 1, 2019.
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  • SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, New York, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach a five-five teaching load in the English department incorporating various learning styles and methods of delivery into their instruction.
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  • The Author Incubator in Washington DC is seeking a Managing Editor to work with ten to fifteen authors at a time and guide them through the book-writing program, as well as monitor their print and ebook publication.
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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art is seeking a Senior Editor to edit large and complicated manuscripts for exhibition and collection catalogs, as well as manage all editorial aspects of assigned projects.
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  • University of California in San Diego is seeking a full-time Lecturer in the analytical writing program for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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  • University of Hawai'i at Hilo is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach courses in Pacific Islands literature and film, as well as introductory and upper division courses in literature and composition, beginning August 1, 2019.
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