Jobs for Poets: September 13, 2017

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Sep 13 2017
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.


  • Americans for the Arts in New York City seeks a Private Sector Initiatives Manager to train local arts agencies and nexus organizations to better leverage resources and leadership from the private sector to increase support for their organizations and to advance the arts in local communities.
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  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks a full-time, tenured or tenure-track Faculty Position in English/Coordinator of the First-Year Seminar Program to teach at least two courses per year in the First Year Seminar sequence, as well as upper-level humanities courses in literature, and coordinate the Liberal Arts Department’s foundational writing courses: First Year Seminar I & II.
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  • California State University in Fresno seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English (Poetry) to teach creative writing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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  • The Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full-time Communications Coordinator to support the marketing and public relations of the Arts Commission as a whole, as well as all Commission programs, including grants and professional development, arts education, research and development and civic art.
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  • Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies to take on a 3/3 teaching load that will include literature and Africana studies courses at all levels and first-year seminars in their Writing Across the Curriculum program.
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  • New York University’s Center for Publishing in the NYU School of Professional Studies seeks a full-time Assistant Director, Programs, to assist the director with the strategic and administrative planning and policy development for the department.
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  • Penn State University Press seeks a full-time Acquisitions Editor to be responsible for acquiring and transmitting into production twenty to twenty-five new book titles per year in the humanities and social sciences.
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  • Providence College in Rhode Island seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English (Writing Specialist) to teach first-year writing courses as well as writing courses as all levels, beginning in August 2018.
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  • Purdue University in Indiana seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English–Creative Writing, Poetry, to take on a 2-2 teaching load consisting of graduate and undergraduate creative writing courses.
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  • Princeton University Library in New Jersey seeks a Poetry Cataloging Specialist, Rare Books, to create new records and enhance older ones in the field of poetry, chiefly in English.
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  • Trine University in Angola, Indiana, seeks a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of English Composition to teach a 4-4 load beginning in January 2018.
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  • The University of California, Santa Cruz, seeks a Teaching Professor in Writing Studies/Rhetoric and Composition to teach six quarter-long courses with two course releases for service.
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  • The University of Illinois at Chicago seeks an Assistant Professor in Creative Writing (Poetry) with expertise in Latinx and/or African American Literatures to take on a 2-2 teaching load, as well as work with, and eventually direct, creative PhD dissertations and MA theses in the program for writers.
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  • The University of Findlay in Ohio seeks two part-time Creative Writing Instructors to teach creative writing in spring 2018.
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  • The University of New Mexico Press seeks a full-time Public Information Rep to develop media campaigns, maintain relations with print and broadcast media, schedule interviews, assemble contact lists of review copies, write press releases and promotional copy, manage social media initiatives, and more.
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  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin seeks a tenure-track Post-Doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition, Literature, or Linguistics to teach a load of 4-4, including freshman composition and sophomore literature surveys, face-to-face and online, including dual-enrollment students, beginning in fall 2017.
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  • The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to promote all aspects of their programs and community services, including writing workshops, community partnerships, publications, and literary events.
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