Columbia University Undergraduate Writing Program in the Department of English and Comparative Literature invites applications for Lecturers in Discipline to begin July 1, 2014. Lecturers will teach first-year writing and provide leadership in theme-based writing course development. One-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for up to five years contingent on satisfactory performance.
News & Announcements
In July 2014, the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to members Jessica Nastal, Kathryn Trauth Taylor, Carolyn Wisniewski, & Courtney Adams Wooten. In order to maintain the 7-person GC as outlined in the WPA-GO Bylaws, we will elect 4 new GC members. Voting will take place for 2 weeks (January 16-31), & results will be announced in early February.
Associate Professor/Professor of English
By: Jeffrey Klausman, Whatcom Community College
Last spring, my colleagues and I successfully completed a hiring process for a new full-time faculty member in English. By “successful,” I mean not only that we made a hire, but that we hired the person whose experience and interests most closely matched our needs. How did this one person rise to the top? How was he, along with a half-dozen other candidates, selected for an interview? Here’s the best answer I can give: He brought us something we needed.
The Writing Program Administrators Graduate Student Organization (WPA-GO) & the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) are pleased to offer at least six travel grants of $100 each (plus admission to the CWPA Breakfast at CCCC) to current graduate students presenting at or in association with the 2014 Conference on College Composition & Communication, to be held March 19-22 in Indianapolis, IN.
Eligibility & Special Considerations:
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Writing Studies and Composition
Two Anticipated Faculty Openings for Writing Studies and Composition