WAC Assistant Director, Full-Time NTT, 12-month, George Mason U (Nov. 26 2013)

Assistant Director, George Mason University Writing Across the Curriculum Program

The George Mason University English Department invites applications for a 12-month administrative faculty Assistant Director position in support of a large and successful writing across the curriculum program.

Duties include overseeing daily operations, designing Web-based resources in support of the program’s faculty development initiatives, supporting a writing fellows program that works closely with student writers in the disciplines, facilitating department-based assessment work, and teaching two rhetoric/composition courses a year at the undergraduate- or graduate-level.

Applicants should have a commitment to providing effective writing support to students across the disciplines, and expertise/experience in writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines programs. The applicant cover letter should speak to experience/philosophy related to all of the above. M.A. in rhetoric/composition or related field, and substantive experience in writing program administration and the teaching of writing are required; an ABD/Ph.D. in rhetoric/composition or a related field is preferred.

Review of applications will begin November 26, 2013. Interviews via Skype/phone in January 2014.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA87Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.