|Editor, Ecotone/ Lookout Books|
|University of North Carolina Wilmington|
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:
- Oversee the selection of prose, poetry, and art to be published in the journal.
For Lookout Books, under the supervision of the Director of The Publishing Laboratory:
- Read submissions, recommend manuscripts from the pool of writers published in Ecotone, and edit books for Lookout, an award-winning literary imprint that seeks work by emerging and historically underrepresented voices, as well as overlooked gems by established writers.
- An appropriate terminal degree (usually MFA or Ph.D.) or equivalent professional achievement.
Salary is competitive and includes benefits. For more information about the Department of Creative Writing, see www.uncw.edu/writers.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 3, 2012, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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.