Director, The Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum

Director, writing center and writing across the curriculum. Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in rhetoric and composition, beginning Fall 2010. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition by Fall 2010 required. The director provides leadership and coordination through the Boise State Writing Center (including recruiting, mentoring, and supervising undergraduate consultants) and would have the opportunity to enhance, coordinate, and provide increased visibility for WAC initiatives on campus. The teaching assignment is 2-1, including a writing-consultant training course, with most faculty teaching a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses. Experience in writing center or writing program administration is required. Excellence in teaching, scholarly publication, and service is required for academic advancement.


Application Procedures: Send a letter of application addressing teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a minimum of three letters of recommendation to:


Professor Michelle Payne

Chair, Department of English

Boise State University Search [AS-0002-90]

1910 University Dr.

Boise, ID  83725-1525




Review of applications will begin November 2, 2009. Applications received after that point may be considered if the position is not filled from the initial applicant pool.


Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EOE/AA Institution, Veterans preference.