Lecturer/Assistant Director in the Writing & Multiliteracy Center (Full Time), California State University Channel Islands (Deadline: January 8, 2016)

California State University Channel Islands is seeking applicants for a Lecturer in the Writing & Multiliteracy Center, which is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with generous health and retirement benefits. The Lecturer will be working as an Assistant Director, supporting the Faculty Director in running the day-to-day operations of the Writing & Multiliteracy Center (WMC).  In addition, the Lecturer will assist the Faculty Director with planning for growth and development of the Center; recruiting, training, and mentoring peer writing consultants; managing in-class peer consultation program; supporting and developing workshops; assessing quality of programs; providing consultations for students and faculty on written and/or oral projects; and teaching a tutor training course.  The Lecturer/Assistant Director will have opportunities to teach interdisciplinary, writing-intensive classes in areas of interest.  The WMC is housed in the Broome Library, an academic unit of the University, and welcomes applicants interested in researching and publishing in writing and multiliteracy center studies. 

Minimum requirement:  M.A. degree in Composition and Rhetoric, Communication, English, or science/social fields involving an emphasis in writing.

Preferred qualification:  Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, Communication, English, or science/social fields involving an emphasis in writing.  

Successful candidates demonstrate excellence in teaching writing, communication, and/or rhetoric at the university level; have experience or interest in multimodal communication; have a desire to work with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, non-native English speakers, and developmental writers and presenters; and possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

As a condition of employment, this position may require a background check.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Formal review of applications begins on January 8, 2016 and continues until the position is filled.

Applications will need to include:

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter describing interest and qualifications
  3. Teaching Philosophy/Statement
  4. Student Evaluations

Letters of reference will be requested of finalists.
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