The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks a Writing Specialist to work in the Daytona State College – UCF Writing Center. The position will provide individual and small-group writing assistance to UCF and Daytona State College (DSC) students, faculty, and staff from across the disciplines.
A 12 month, full-time staff appointment, the Thesis and Writing Center Specialist will mentor thesis writers and writers across the curriculum in credit-bearing courses, interdisciplinary writing workshops, and in one-on-one tutorials, provide sustained tutorial support for students with writing challenges, and collaborate with colleagues on Writing Program and faculty development initiatives.
Barnard College invites applications for a three-year, non-renewable position as Post Doc in the First-Year Writing (FYW) Program. FYW teaches the skills of academic writing and critical inquiry to all Barnard students and prepares them for the rigors of Barnard’s liberal arts education in all disciplines. The Post Doc will teach a 2/2 course load in FYW and will work with the Director of FYW to develop new syllabi for the program.
Savannah State University’s writing center is hiring a 3/4 professional tutor. This position comes with benefits. Details below. Please forward this to any interested parties.
Professional Tutor (3/4 Time with benefits)
Savannah State University
ASHOKA UNIVERSITY: ACADEMIC WRITING POST-DOC/PRE-DOC, AUGUST-DECEMBER 2016
Ashoka University, a new liberal arts teaching and research institution in Delhi NCR, India, is looking to award three one-semester post-doctoral/pre-doctoral teaching fellowships in academic writing. Successful applicants will
1. arrive in India by August 1st and stay for a five-month term (i.e. until just before Christmas)
Cayuga Community College’s School of Media and the Arts (SOMA) seeks applications for one (1) 10-month, one-year temporary teaching appointment in English Composition to teach first-year writing and developmental English during the 2016-2017 Academic Year
Embracing Innovation: Transcending Tradition in Twenty-First Century Higher Education
The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking will present its fourth annual interdisciplinary conference on Friday, October 28, 2016. The primary objectives of this year's conference are to explore innovative pedagogical practices that both enrich and transcend traditional teaching methods, and to inspire a contemplative, cross-disciplinary dialogue regarding higher education in the twenty-first century.
If you have been considering requesting a visit to your writing program by a team from the WPA Consultant-Evaluator Service, I will be available at the upcoming conference in Raleigh to meet with you to discuss your goals for a visit and answer any questions you may have. We can arrange a meeting time in advance or seize a good opportunity sometime during the conference.
You can also find information about the C-E Service on the CWPA website: http://wpacouncil.org/consultant
Shirley Rose, Director