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Half-time Graduate Writing Specialist, Univ of Missouri Kansas City Volker Campus (Deadline: December 16, 2015)

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

***Note: Only applicants that apply through the UMKC online system can be considered. More information and the official job posting can be found at under the “Academic: Teaching or Research” link.*** Job Title: Part-Time Graduate Writing Specialist, 65282 Job ID: 18221 Location: UMKC Volker Campus Full/Part Time: Part-Time Hiring Department: School of Graduate Studies. […]

Assist. Professor, English Department/Writing and Reading Center, Faculty Director, U Mass Dartmouth (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015)

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Official announcement is here. Assist. Professor, English Department/Writing and Reading Center, Faculty Director Job Description: The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth seeks an Assistant/Advanced Assistant professor, tenure track, to develop and sustain University Writing Center writing support services for students across the university. UMass Dartmouth is on the south coast of […]

University of Kansas WC Associate Director (Deadline: Feb 2, 2016)

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Kansas Writing Center is hiring an Associate Director with start date of July 1, 2016. This is a 12-month, unclassified professional staff position. Advertised salary is $54,000. Direct link to position: Review of applications begins February 2, 2016. To ensure consideration, please apply by February 1. Applications are welcome from underrepresented […]

Call for Papers: The Peer Review

Nov 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

We are excited to share a Call for Papers for The Peer Review: A Journal for Writing Center Practitioners, an International Writing Centers Association publication. Emerging writing center studies’ scholars​ and their collaborators are invited to submit their scholarly work for consideration in Issue One, ​R(evolutions) and Revisions: From Presentation to Publication, which will feature […]

Reedley College, Reading and Writing Center Faculty/Coordinator (Categorically Funded) (Deadline: 12-11-2015)

Nov 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Posting Number  AA2015-0264 Title   Reading and Writing Center Faculty/Coordinator (Categorically Funded) Campus Location Reedley College Start Date      01/07/2016 Essential Functions of Position Under the direction of the Dean of Instruction, duties include recruiting, hiring, training, and monitoring tutors and embedded tutors; teaching tutor training and tutor practicum classes; overseeing effective collaborative reading and writing group […]

Applications being accepted for IWCA’s Mentor Matching Program

Nov 13th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The deadline to submit an application to the Mentor Matching program is end of day November 15. We are also looking for more mentors, so please consider it! The Mentor Match Relaunch is here! If you’re interested in being a mentor or in being mentored, please select the appropriate form and complete details. Please complete […]

WCJ Live! on Friday, November 13 at 3:00 Eastern, 2:00 Central

Nov 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

“Lessons from Data: Avoiding Lore Bias in Research Paradigms” Join us for the final WCJ Live for issue 34.2! Roberta Kjesrud will discuss her recent article “Lessons from Data: Avoiding Lore Bias in Research Paradigms”–Friday, November 13th at noon Pacific, 1pm Mountain, 2pm Central, and 3pm Eastern. Even if you aren’t currently engaged with a study, this article is […]

Registration Open for the 2016 IWCA Summer Institute

Oct 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The 14th annual Summer Institute will take place in College Station/Bryan, Texas on June 5 – 10, 2016 at the LaSalle Hotel, down the street from the Texas A&M University campus. The Summer Institute continues an established tradition the International Writing Center Association began in 2003. See the history of previous sites. The Summer Institute is ideal […]

Call for Proposals: IWCA @ CCCC Collaborative 2016

Oct 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC 2016 April 6, 2016 in Houston Proposal Submission Deadline: 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) Dec. 15, 2015 To submit a proposal: Please visit If this is your first time utilizing the site, please follow the prompts to create a member or non-member account.  Once you have created an account, choose “IWCA […]

Call for Submissions: Northern California Writing Centers Association Newsletter

Oct 26th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The NCWCA newsletter seeks submissions from writing center professionals — students, professors, staff, tutors, facilitators, coordinators, directors, etc. — across Northern California for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 issues of our web-based newsletter: Brief Articles (750-1,500 words) We are seeking submissions about tutoring and writing center work regarding theory, practice, assessment, outreach, innovation, technology, […]

WCJ Live! Friday, October 30

Oct 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

“Evaluating the Effectiveness of Writing Center Classroom Visits: An Evidence-Based Approach” Join author Holly Ryan as she discusses her recent WCJ article, co-authored with Danielle Kane. WCJ Live will take place on Friday, October 30 at 12:00 pm Pacific, 1 Mountain, 2 Central, and 3 Eastern. Visit for information on how to join the […]

Invitation for Contingent Writing Center Workers to Participate in Research Project

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Research

Dawn Fels, Liliana Naydan, Maggie Herb, and Clint Gardner invite participation in a study on the working conditions of non-tenure line, contingent writing center workers in the United States. This study is partially funded by a generous research grant by the International Writing Centers Association. Criteria for participation are as follows: You hold or have […]

The Evolution of UW-Madison’s Writing Center Online: A Wayback Look, by Brad Hughes

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Brad Hughes is the director of the Writing Center and director of Writing Across the Curriculum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is delighted to be starting his 32nd year as director of the Writing Center. As we start a new academic year, this seems like a good time to celebrate an important anniversary for […]

Two TT Positions at Gonzaga University (Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015)

Oct 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Gonzaga University’s English Department is advertising two new tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor: 1. Multilingual Composition ( 2. Film ( November 1st is the application deadline for both positions. Questions about these exciting new positions at Gonzaga should be emailed to Dr. Jeff Miller, English Department Chair, at Thank you.

2015 IWCA Outstanding Article Award Presented to John Nordlof of Eastern University

Oct 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The IWCA congratulates John Nordlof, Writing Specialist at Eastern University’s Writing Center, for earning the 2015 IWCA Outstanding Article Award. His award-winning article “Vygotsky, Scaffolding, and the Role of Theory in Writing Center Work,” which appeared in The Writing Center Journal 34.1, is available full-text courtesy of The Writing Center Journal. Read the award winning […]

Writing Center Director, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Oct 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking applicants for a University Writing Center Coordinator, which is a full-time, 9-month, academic staff position with the possibility of summer work.  This position reports to the Director of Retention Initiatives and Academic Success. The Coordinator is responsible for overall supervision of tutors and the coordination of services provided […]

Director of First-Year Writing, Towson University (Deadline: Nov. 16, 2015)

Oct 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position: The English Department of Towson University seeks to hire an experienced and innovative tenure-track, 10-month Assistant or Associate Professor of English to serve as the Director of First-Year Writing beginning August 2016. Required Qualifications: • PhD in rhetoric and composition, English, or a related field. • Two or more years of experience in a […]

IWCA Launches The Peer Review Online, Open Access, Multi-Modal Journal!

Oct 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

The IWCA was proud to launch it newest journal, The Peer Review, at the 2015 IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh! Co-Managing Editors Rebecca Hallman and Sherry Wynn Perdue presented the journal’s first edition, “Issue Zero: Modeling TPR’s Mission,” to a crowd of several hundred attendees at the organization’s Friday evening reception. More information about The Peer […]

The Dangling Modifier Newsletter Fall 2015 Will Launch a Major Overhaul

Oct 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Penn State has long hosted and edited The Dangling Modifier, an online newsletter by and for peer tutors produced in association with NCPTW. We are excited to announce a major makeover to our site starting with the Fall 2015 issue. While we will continue to welcome scholarly articles on peer tutoring, we will begin to […]

IWCA President’s Future Leaders Scholarship

Oct 12th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

For the second consecutive year, the IWCA offered the IWCA President’s Future Leaders Scholarship to peer tutors who have demonstrated strong leadership at their centers. Applicants who earned this scholarship were awarded $250 and attended lunch with IWCA Executive Officers during the 2015 IWCA conference in Pittsburgh. The following peer tutors earned this year’s award: […]