Jobs for Writers

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Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing - Fiction

Stillwater
OK
posted 
1.19.21

The Department of English at Oklahoma State University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing-Fiction beginning in August 2021, contingent upon available funding. Responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load of introductory through graduate creative writing workshops, as well as advising graduate students and serving on exam, thesis, and dissertation committees. Appropriate terminal degree (MFA or PhD), significant national publication with at least one book in print or under contract, and demonstrated teaching excellence required. 

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Commonplace Podcast

Social Media and Marketing Coordinator

posted 
1.19.21

Commonplace, a podcast founded and hosted by poet Rachel Zucker, seeks part-time help to assist with social media and digital marketing strategy.

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LitCharts

Freelance Writer of Literature Guides

New York
NY
posted 
1.14.21

LitCharts is hiring writers to help us expand our collection of over 1500 literature guides. We’re looking for writers with a deep understanding of literature and the ability to analyze and explain it to others. Here are two examples of our literature guides:

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College Writing Programs, UC Berkeley

Lecturer & Lecturer in Summer Sessions

Berkeley
CA
posted 
1.11.21

The College Writing Programs at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in the College Writing Programs should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 17% to 100% time during the academic year, while summer appointments are handled on a by-agreement basis.

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Oberlin College & Conservatory

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Oberlin
OH
posted 
1.11.21

The Creative Writing Program at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences, in the general area of Poetry. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning fall semester of 2021, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with a strong record of achievement in undergraduate teaching, and a firm commitment to diversity and equity in education.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of Poetry.

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College of the Holy Cross Department of English

Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters

posted 
12.28.20

GENERAL INFORMATION

The College of the Holy Cross invites applications for its Jenks Chair in Contemporary American Letters to begin August 2021. Candidates should be dedicated teachers and creative writers with a distinguished publication record in any genre whose work explores issues of race, racism, and Latinx, African American, Native American and Indigenous, and/or Asian American expressive cultures. Although the Jenks Chair is located in the Department of English, we welcome candidates whose work extends across disciplines.

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