2 Writing Positions at Case Western Reserve (Cleveland)

The department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University has two positions available. The first is for a tenure-track faculty member to contribute to a PhD concentration in Writing History and Theory (WHiT) and develop and teach both undergraduate and graduate level writing in the disciplines courses. The strongest applications will be those that demonstrate evidence of an active research program in science writing, narrative medicine or other forms of professional and academic writing including ESL. The department is central to ongoing development of the writing curriculum in the university's distinctive undergraduate general-education curriculum, SAGES (Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship), which
moves from seminars based in writing across the curriculum pedagogies to discipline-specific forms of writing. Future opportunities for writing faculty in English include developing, enhancing, and overseeing curriculum and instruction in writing programs across the university. PhD required. 2-2 course load. ESL training and experience desirable. Applicants at the assistant level are preferred, but applications at the associate level will be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Electronic applications only (consisting of a letter of application and a c.v.) to William R. Siebenschuh, Chair, at wrs2@case.edu. Other correspondence can be directed to William R. Siebenschuh, Chair, English Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Applications received by 10 November 2006 will receive full consideration. Case Western Reserve University is committed to diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applications from women and from minorities are particularly encouraged.

The second position is for a full-time lecturer to direct and develop the writing resource center, teach in the university's seminar-based general-education program (SAGES) and serve as liaison with our SAGES office to facilitate hiring of SAGES part-time faculty. PhD in English required. The strongest candidates will have experience in ESL and/or basic writing instruction, and writing across the curriculum. Specific responsibilities include hiring, training, and supervising undergraduate and graduate writing tutors and writing co-instructors; curriculum development and teaching in SAGES. 2-1 teaching load. The position is for one year and is renewable for up to three years. Electronic applications only (consisting of a letter of application and a c.v.) to William R. Siebenschuh, Chair, at wrs2@case.edu. Other correspondence can be directed to William R. Siebenschuh, Chair, English Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. All applications received by 10 November 2006 will receive full consideration. Case Western Reserve University is committed to diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applications from women and minorities are particularly encouraged.

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