The editors of WPA: Writing Program Administration seek proposals for a variety of historical works to be included in a special issue of the journal to appear in summer 2019. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of WPA as a peer-reviewed publication and celebrate this journal’s evolutionary and revolutionary contributions to the field of writing program administration, we encourage proposals for the following:
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Assistant Professor of Writing - First-Year Writing
The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants specializing in first-year writing for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2018.
The successful candidate will pursue an active research agenda in first-year writing, teach courses in the first-year writing and undergraduate major programs, and provide service to the department. Teaching load is competitive.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Writing and Rhetoric - Professional/Technical Writing
The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Writing beginning August 15, 2012.
Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education, in both general education and the Writing and Rhetoric major. Research specializations sought include medical writing, international technical writing, or science writing, but all qualified applicants will receive full consideration.
What can composition historians learn from early twentieth century high school composition programs? What might the methods, classroom projects, and approaches to student texts suggest about how students were prepared to write in high school? Might our innovative practices in college composition have *trickled up* from high schools during the first few decades of the last century?
The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2009.
Position #993899 -- First Year Writing: The successful candidate will teach first-year composition, develop and teach undergraduate courses for our new major in Writing and Rhetoric, develop and teach graduate courses, and pursue an active research agenda. Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.