Advanced Associate or Beg. Full Professor - Campus Writing Coordinator, University of California, Irvine

The Department of English and the Deans of Undergraduate Education and the School of Humanities at the University of California at Irvine are conducting a search at the advanced associate or beginning full professor level for the position of Campus Writing Coordinator. We are seeking candidates with experience in the teaching of writing, a record of research in the field, and administrative credentials. The Campus Writing Coordinator supports undergraduate writing instruction across the campus and promotes writing across the curriculum. The position was established in 2001 to foster a culture of writing at UC Irvine and thereby improve the quantity and quality of upper division writing instruction as well as the quality of students' writing in their disciplines. The successful candidate for this position will have experience helping culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse students with a range of disciplinary writing genres. She or he will have demonstrated ability to work with faculty, lecturers, and TAs in creating effective writing courses and assignments and in improving writing pedagogy. Supported by a writing consultant and an administrative assistant and working closely with the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Campus Writing Coordinator offers consultations, workshops, and other resources to faculty, lecturers, and TAs across a broad variety of disciplines. In addition, the Campus Writing Coordinator teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the English Department. For more information about the Campus Writing Coordinator, see Candidates with an interest in both positions are invited to apply for both. With 24,000 students, 1,400 faculty members and 8,300 staff, Irvine is among the fastest-growing campuses in the University of California system. UC Irvine has a linguistically diverse undergraduate student body and an international reputation for excellence in the humanities. The U.S. News & World Report annual college survey ranks UC Irvine 44th among the top 50 universities nationally, and 12th among all public universities. UC Irvine is ranked in the nation's top 10 for information technology education by eWeek, one of only two public universities given this distinction. Rhetoric and writing are developing interests, supported by a growing network of scholars in the Southern California region. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be uploaded electronically by November 15, 2006 to the following web site: Selected candidates will be interviewed at the MLA convention. The University of California, Irvine, is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and has an Advance Program for Faculty Equity and Diversity.