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Writing Program Director and Rank-Open Professor of Composition and Rhetoric


The University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications and nominations for an Associate or Full Professor to direct its Campus Writing Program starting July 1 2006. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Writing Program and its long term strategic planning, the Director will serve as the administrative head of the program collaborating with writing faculty; overseeing peer counselors in the Writing Center; facilitating faculty development under the direction of the Humanities department, the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters and the Office of the Provost; overseeing hiring, retention, and review of part time lecturers in the Program and connecting the WP with academic initiatives such as First Year Seminars, the Honors Program and the writing track in the English discipline. The Director will be responsible for continuing the conversations on student writing and engaged pedagogy across campus.