Clark Kerr Presidential Chair of the University Writing Program, Univ. of Calif., Davis

Clark Kerr Presidential Chair of the University Writing Program -- Associate or Full Professor

The University of California, Davis, seeks to hire an associate or full professor to direct the University Writing Program, an independent academic program. The appointee will carry the title of Clark Kerr Presidential Chair of the University Writing Program for the duration of his or her tenure as director. We are seeking a candidate with successful administrative experience in a composition or writing program, preferably in a large public university, and with an emerging or national reputation in Composition and Rhetoric Studies. Ability to work with faculty in a large range of science, social science, and humanities disciplines desirable, as well as experience with assessment projects. Proven grant-writing ability is also desirable. Information about the program can be located at http://writingprogram.ucdavis.edu

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, select publications, and the names and addresses of at least three professional references to

Professor Karl F. Zender
Search Committee Chair
University Writing Program
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

The position will be open until filled but, to receive full consideration, applications should be postmarked by Wednesday, November 23, 2005.

The University of California, Davis, is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standard of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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