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Writing Specialist - University of Central Florida/Daytona State College

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks a Writing Specialist to work in the Daytona State College – UCF Writing Center. The position will provide individual and small-group writing assistance to UCF and Daytona State College (DSC) students, faculty, and staff from across the disciplines.

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Thesis and Writing Center Specialist--Colorado College

A 12 month, full-time staff appointment, the Thesis and Writing Center Specialist will mentor thesis writers and writers across the curriculum in credit-bearing courses, interdisciplinary writing workshops, and in one-on-one tutorials, provide sustained tutorial support for students with writing challenges, and collaborate with colleagues on Writing Program and faculty development initiatives. 

 

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Post Doc, First Year Writing Program - Barnard College

Barnard College invites applications for a three-year, non-renewable position as Post Doc in the First-Year Writing (FYW) Program. FYW teaches the skills of academic writing and critical inquiry to all Barnard students and prepares them for the rigors of Barnard’s liberal arts education in all disciplines. The Post Doc will teach a 2/2 course load in FYW and will work with the Director of FYW to develop new syllabi for the program.

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ASHOKA UNIVERSITY: ACADEMIC WRITING POST-DOC/PRE-DOC, AUGUST-DECEMBER 2016

ASHOKA UNIVERSITY: ACADEMIC WRITING POST-DOC/PRE-DOC, AUGUST-DECEMBER 2016

 

Ashoka University, a new liberal arts teaching and research institution in Delhi NCR, India, is looking to award three one-semester post-doctoral/pre-doctoral teaching fellowships in academic writing.  Successful applicants will 

 

1.  arrive in India by August 1st and stay for a five-month term (i.e. until just before Christmas)

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4th Annual Conference on Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking--Oct. 28, 2016

Embracing Innovation: Transcending Tradition in Twenty-First Century Higher Education

The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking will present its fourth annual interdisciplinary conference on Friday, October 28, 2016. The primary objectives of this year's conference are to explore innovative pedagogical practices that both enrich and transcend traditional teaching methods, and to inspire a contemplative, cross-disciplinary dialogue regarding higher education in the twenty-first century.

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Availability for meeting to discuss a Consultant-Evaluator visit

If you have been considering requesting a visit to your writing program by a team from the WPA Consultant-Evaluator Service, I will be available at the upcoming conference in Raleigh to meet with you to discuss your goals for a visit and answer any questions you may have. We can arrange a meeting time in advance or seize a good opportunity sometime during the conference.

You can also find information about the C-E Service on the CWPA website: http://wpacouncil.org/consultant

Shirley

Shirley Rose, Director

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