Editor, Ecotone/ Lookout Books

Vacancy #13F003
Position #1399

The University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a full-time Editor of Ecotone—Reimagining Place and Lookout Books, an award-winning teaching press, at the rank of lecturer in the Department of Creative Writing on a continuing 12-month appointment, beginning July 1, 2013.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a nationally recognized department that offers both a BFA and an MFA, as well as a Certificate in Publishing. Each semester, the successful candidate will teach a course in literary magazine editing associated with the journal Ecotone, as well as another course in the editing/publishing curriculum for either undergraduates or graduate students.

                  In addition, he or she will take on the following duties for Ecotone:

     For Lookout Books, under the supervision of the Director of The Publishing Laboratory:

Requirements:

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 3, 2012, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please complete the online application process available on the web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application detailing professional experience, publications, and pedagogical philosophy, complete curriculum vita, and contact information (including e-mail address) for three current professional references should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair and attached to the online application, not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. In addition, please have three references upload their letters of recommendation; if they prefer, they may send hard copies to Sarah Messer, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Creative Writing, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403, messers@uncw.edu  For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Jennifer Coombs (coombsj@uncw.edu), ph. 910.962.3196.  Please do not contact the Chair of the Department of Creative Writing directly.

Salary is competitive and includes benefits.  For more information about the Department of Creative Writing, see www.uncw.edu/writers

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


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