WCJ Editorial Search, Deadline for Applications Extended to November 1

Oct 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Archives

The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) invites applications for editorial leadership (i.e., co-editors, editorial teams, single editors) of The Writing Center Journal (WCJ). Candidates will be screened according to the following criteria:

  • Broad understanding of writing center scholarship and of rhetoric and composition studies;
  • Experience with writing center administration and board service with regional writing center associations or the IWCA;
  • Ability to marshal institutional support to sponsor The Writing Center Journal and its editors (e.g., course off-loads, cost offsets, administrative support, etc.);
  • A record of publication and/or editorial experience with peer-reviewed journals, which may include experience with managing the financial and logistical aspects of journal production, serving as manuscript reviewers, and/or being involved in the production of an academic journal.

To apply, candidates should present the Selection committee with:

  • A written statement laying out the candidate’s or team’s editorial vision for the WCJ;
  • A letter from an appropriate representative of the candidate’s home institution that outlines the kinds of support that will be provided to sponsor the WCJ;
  • A current CV;
  • A sample of published writing;
  • A response to a sample manuscript (to be provided once the other materials are on file), or a sample editorial response that has been provided to a writer in the past.

By November 1, applications should be addressed/emailed to:

Jennifer Kunka
Francis Marion University
PO Box 100547
Florence, SC 29502
JKunka@fmarion.edu

Questions regarding the search can be directed to Selection Committee Chair, Jennifer Kunka (JKunka@fmarion.edu), IWCA President, Nathalie Singh-Corcoran (Nathalie.Singh-Corcoran@mail.wvu.edu), or IWCA Past President, Roberta Kjesrud (Roberta.Kjesrud@wwu.edu).

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