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CWPA Statement on Supporting a Diverse and Inclusive Environment

The Council of Writing Program Administrators is committed to ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment in which WPAs, the instructors in the programs they direct, and the students in those programs can continue to thrive and learn. Consequently, we are committed to explicitly acting against any programs, policies, or other structures in society and schools that produce inequality, division, exclusion, or unfair advantage to any one group by luck of birth.

Instructor of Writing and Rhetoric; Associate Director of FYW

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at St. Edward’s University invites applications for a three-year renewable, non-tenure-track Associate Director of First-Year Writing position to begin Fall 2017. The successful candidate will assist the Director of First-Year Writing and will teach general education writing courses as well as classes in our established undergraduate writing major. The Associate Director will contribute to and support diversity at St. Edward’s University.

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Associate Director for Writing in the Disciplines, Boston University, College of Arts & Sciences

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, College of Arts and Sciences

Tracking Code: 9654/I0716

Job Description
The College of Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University seeks an Associate Director for Writing in the Disciplines (WID) to lead a new WID initiative for Boston University, to begin July 1, 2017. The Associate Director for WID will also hold a non-tenure track faculty appointment as Professor or Associate Professor of the Practice in English or another appropriate department.

TT Advanced Assistant/Associate Prof of English, WPA

Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure-track Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of English and Director of Core Writing (WPA).  Based in the Department of English, the Director is expected to play an exciting role in the development and implementation of a Writing Across the Curriculum Program, pending faculty approval of a proposed general education curriculum revision.  The Director will oversee the English Department’s Core writing courses, and work in partnership with the University’s Center for Academic Excellence on faculty deve

Lecturer for University Writing Program

The University Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking applicants for Lecturer positions this Winter and Spring Quarters, for part-time and full-time assignments in Freshman Composition and/or Entry-Level Writing classes, including ESL.  An M.A. and at least two years of teaching experience at the college level are required for these appointments. Your completed application is due no later than November 21, 2016. 

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CFP: CWPA Best Book Award for 2015

Please circulate widely!

The Council of Writing Program Administrators seeks nominations for its Best Book Award for 2015. This award recognizes books whose authors or editors have made an outstanding contribution to the field of writing program administration over the past calendar year.

Award Requirements

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Assistant Professor of English | Director of First Year Composition at Columbus State University (GA)

The Department of English at Columbus State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of English | Director of First Year Composition. This position is available August 2017.

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