Please see the attached call for a new editorial team for WPA: Writing Program Administration. The term of our current, amazing editorial team (Barb L’Eplattenier, Lisa Mastrangelo, and Sherry Rankins-Robertson) will expire in Spring 2017, so Rita Malenczyk is heading the search committee for a new editor (or editors) in her capacity as chair of the Publications Committee.
The Department of English is seeking to hire a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer of Technical Communication. The position entails a 4/4 teaching load of both face-to-face and online courses. It is anticipated to begin in August 2016, pending the availability of funding.
FT instructor currently teaches six sections of composition and literature courses (Fall semester), five (Spring semester) and others as needed. Advises students. Serves on College and/or department committees. Engages in professional development. Keeps office hours. Submits reports of instructional activity. Participates in the collection and analysis of data pertaining to student learning outcomes and competencies. Is able to use online platforms to enhance teaching and learning. May be required to teach classes at multiple campus and off-campus sites, including high schools.
The Coordinator of the Graduate Writing Center is responsible for all aspects of the daily functions and special events in the Graduate Writing Center. The Coordinator supervises the lead coordinator as well as any auxiliary staff, i.e. part-time writing consultants. The Coordinator also maintains the master calendar, works schedules, and appointments in the GWC. In consultation with staff, the Coordinator determines what resources are needed and supervises the creates and updating of those resources.
Drexel University seeks a Department Head to lead the Department of English and Philosophy, starting in September 2016. The Department is comprised of undergraduate programs in Literature, Writing, and Philosophy as well as a Master’s program in Publishing. The Department of English and Philosophy is also responsible for the teaching of writing across the curriculum and for the operation of the University’s Writing Center.
For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals that revisit the practice of peer review. Broadly defined as students responding to each other’s writing, peer review has been a foundational practice since its adoption from the process movement in the 1960s. Though a mainstay of the writing classroom, peer review still poses many unanswered questions for instructors.
Merit Awards ($100 each)
These awards are given to papers that make a significant contribution to the WPA profession and to writing programs and classrooms. They are determined by readers’ scores as demonstrating attention to the following criteria listed on the CFP: