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Advanced Associate or Beg. Full Professor - Campus Writing Coordinator, University of California, Irvine

The Department of English and the Deans of Undergraduate Education and the School of Humanities at the University of California at Irvine are conducting a search at the advanced associate or beginning full professor level for the position of Campus Writing Coordinator. We are seeking candidates with experience in the teaching of writing, a record of research in the field, and administrative credentials. The Campus Writing Coordinator supports undergraduate writing instruction across the campus and promotes writing across the curriculum. The position was established in 2001 to foster a culture of writing at UC Irvine and thereby improve the quantity and quality of upper division writing instruction as well as the quality of students' writing in their disciplines. The successful candidate for this position will have experience helping culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse students with a range of disciplinary writing genres. She or he will have demonstrated ability to work with faculty, lecturers, and TAs in creating effective writing courses and assignments and in improving writing pedagogy. Supported by a writing consultant and an administrative assistant and working closely with the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Campus Writing Coordinator offers consultations, workshops, and other resources to faculty, lecturers, and TAs across a broad variety of disciplines. In addition, the Campus Writing Coordinator teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the English Department. For more information about the Campus Writing Coordinator, see http://www.writing.uci.edu/

Associate Professor - Composition Director, University of California, Irvine

The Department of English at the University of California, Irvine is conducting a search at the associate professor level for a Composition Director. Advanced assistant professors with strong publication records and appropriate experience will be considered. We are seeking candidates with relevant administrative experience and with a primary scholarly specialization in any area of rhetoric and composition, TESOL, or applied linguistics. We also welcome candidates with a secondary specialization that complements one or more of the Department's interests in histories and theories of rhetoric, cultural studies, literary history, critical theory, media studies, digital literacies, or literary journalism.