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Lectureships in Composition, University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

Deadline for primary consideration, November 9, 2007; however, positions are open until

The UCSB Writing Program invites applications for the 2008-2009 academic year for
LECTURERS in composition. Lecturers teach lower division courses, including courses for
EOP students, and advanced writing courses in the humanities, social sciences and various
professional areas.

Director of Writing Program, University of California, Santa Barbara

Director of Writing Program,
University of California, Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara is conducting a search for the Director of
the Writing Program effective July 1, 2008. The Writing Program is an independent unit
within the College of Letters and Science that offers approximately 335 undergraduate
courses yearly at both lower- and upper-division levels. Some freshman composition
sections are linked to general education courses across the disciplines. Numerous
upper-division writing courses are discipline specific. The Program offers a Minor in

English Education Asst/Assoc Prof (Joint Appt; Comp/Rhet preferred)

Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor with a joint appointment in English and Education; beginning date is August, 2008. Completed Ph.D./Ed.D. in English Education, Literature, or Composition and Rhetoric (strongly preferred) or ABD. Successful candidates must have a strong research agenda in English Education and exemplary experience in secondary school settings.


English-Director of Composition

The English Department at Missouri State University anticipates an August 2008 opening for a Director of Composition. See for full description of position. Please direct further inquiries to Dr. W.D. Blackmon,, Missouri State University, 901 South National, Springfield, MO 65897, 417-836-6565. EO/AA

Chair--Writing department

Writing Department Chair. Loyola College seeks, for a fulltime tenured position, a professor or associate professor to lead an established department (9 tenured faculty; 11 affiliate faculty; 1 writer-in-residence) offering a core course in composition, upper-division courses to support both a full writing major and an interdisciplinary writing major, writing-across-the-curriculum initiatives, and a writing center. A terminal degree (Ph.D.

Tenure-Track Position at the University of Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada)

The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, which offers an exciting new Major in Rhetoric and Communications. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2008. The candidate should have or be close to completing a PhD in rhetoric, composition, or communication, or any combination of these areas.


Adjunct Teaching Position Available Fall 2007

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The Professional Writing Program (PWP), Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park anticipates having one position in Fall '07 for a Technical Writing instructor. For this position, we seek experienced teachers of technical writing and/or experienced technical writers.

Visiting Professor of Writing, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Position Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing Pending budget approval, the following position, term beginning 8/15/07: Description: a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing (possibility of renewal) to teach 12 credit hours per semester (4/4) first-year and other writing courses and assist with new writing program initiatives.