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Two Positions at Sweetland Writing Center (Deadlines in early- to mid-February)

Jan 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Sweetland Center for Writing at the University of Michigan is searching for two full-time, continuing lecturer positions, one in writing center administration and one in science writing.  The two ads are attached, and the deadlines are Feb 5 and Feb 18, respectively. Lecturer III Posting – Science The Sweetland Center for Writing at the […]

Assistant Director of WC, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Open until filled)

Jan 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Department: Academic Support Job Type: Faculty Job Status: Full-time Post Date: January 23, 2015 Position Available: August 10, 2015 Requirements: The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor seeks a Writing Center Assistant Director for its new University Writing Center beginning in August of 2015. UMHB seeks faculty and administrators who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to […]

2015 IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC: The Collaboratory Registration is now open!

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

This year’s event will take place on Wednesday, March 18, at CAMLS, a three-minute walk from the Cs conference hotel, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Registration is $140 for non-members, $105 for professional members, and $75 for student members. Update your IWCA profile and register at More information about this year’s Collaborative is […]

2015 IWCA Summer Institute

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The 13th annual Summer Institute will take place in East Lansing, Michigan on June 14-19, 2015 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the Michigan State University campus. The Summer Institute continues an established tradition the International Writing Center Association began in 2003. The Summer Institute is ideal for current or would-be writing center […]

IWCA 2015 Conference: Writing Center (r)Evolutions

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Download PDF call for proposals here. We invite you to consider writing center (r)evolutions: the ways in which we create our writing center pedagogies, practices, spaces, and programs through artistic and technological innovations. We will meet in Pittsburgh, PA, the Steel City, at the Wyndham Hotel to explore writing center (r)evolutions and the ways that […]

IWCA 2015: Writing Center (r)Evolutions in Pittsburgh (CFP)

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh. The full information is available at Download PDF call for proposals here.

Associate Director of the Writing Center, Colorado College (Deadline: February 15, 2015)

Jan 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Job Title: Associate Director of the Writing Center Location: Colorado College – Colorado Springs, Colorado Position Description: Supports students working on writing across the curriculum, from first-year students to students working on advanced writing projects, including students with unique learning needs and students from diverse backgrounds; tutors individual students and teaches classes supporting the Writing […]

Congratulations to SWCA’s 2015 Scholarship Winners

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards

GARY A. OLSON SCHOLARSHIP Emily Cosgrove Wallace Community College Lingshan Song Mississippi College TOM WALDREP SCHOLARSHIP Hannah Fields Mississippi College Sarah MacDonald Emory University James Howard Emory University TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP Kristen Ruccio University of Alabama – Huntsville Maegan Mercer-Bourne Shaw University Savannah Stark Warren-Wilson College Nathaniel Stickman Mississippi College

Writing Assistant, Borough of Manhattan Community College (Review begins immediately)

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position Writing Assistant in the Borough of Manhattan Community College Writing Center Duties and Responsibilities Writing Assistants provide support for undergraduate students at BMCC to improve their writing and English language skills and to help them become more independent, confident, and versatile writers. Writing Assistants work one-to-one and online with student writers, document sessions, and […]

Writing Center Director, Goucher College (Deadline: February 2, 2015)

Jan 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Assistant Professor, Writing Program (Department of English) Category: Faculty Department: English Locations: Baltimore, MD Posted: Dec 17, ’14 Type: Full-time E-mail to a friend About Goucher College: Goucher is a small college with a big view of the world. Located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD, we’re reimagining liberal arts education and preparing our students […]

Hotel Group Rate Directions for IWCA SI 2015

Jan 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

    GROUP RESERVATIONS For your guests’ convenience, they can make reservations online or by phone. Please provide all attendees with your Group Code: MWC061415. They will need this code to access the conference room block. Your room block release is: May 19, 2015. ONLINE RESERVATION INSTRUCTIONS -Go to -Click on the “Check Availability” […]

2014-2015 Conference Calendar

Jan 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central Conference Theme Conversations and Encounters: Exploring Ethics in the Writing Center Date April 10-11, 2015 Location Notre Dame, IN Contact Matthew Capdevielle ( Proposal Deadline December 15, 2014 Website & Call for Proposals European Writing Centers Association Conference Theme Let’s Peer Across Borders – Writing Centers in Motion […]

Writing Center & First-Year Seminar Director, College of Saint Benedict-Saint John’s niversity (Deadline: January 26, 2015)

Jan 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Full-time Administrative, 11 month, renewable The College of Saint Benedict – Saint John’s University seeks applications for a Director of the CSB/SJU Writing Centers and the First-Year Seminar program, to provide dynamic leadership, administrative direction, and creative vision to enhance the teaching of writing in the context of holistic education for men and women. The […]

2015-2016 Conference Calendar

Jan 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central TBA European Writing Centers Association TBA Mid-Atlantic TBA Midwest TBA Northeast TBA Northern California TBA Pacific Northwest TBA Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference TBA South Central TBA Southeastern TBA Southern California TBA Other Conferences Canadian Writing Centres Association Date May 29, 2015 Location University of Ottowa, Ontario Contact Lucie […]

ESL Lecturer, Rice University (Deadline: Jan. 30, 2015)

Dec 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

ESL Lecturer in Rice University’s Program in Writing and Communication The Program in Writing and Communication (PWC) at Rice University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in Professional Communication for 2014-2015. This position will focus on teaching and designing curricula for students whose first language is not English.  The initial one-year appointment […]

Director of Writing & Media Center/Program Coordinator II

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Dean of Students Office at Iowa State University is seeking a Director of the Writing and Media Center (WMC), a comprehensive, cross-curricular writing center. The Director provides the overall vision, leadership, strategic planning, fiscal and human resource management, and assessment of the programs and services provided in the center and multiple satellite locations. The […]

Call for Proposals: Special Issue of Across the Disciplines, Fall/Winter 2015

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Writing Across the Curriculum and High-Impact Practices Guest editors: Neal Lerner, Northeastern University Elizabeth Boquet, Fairfield University A central tenet of writing across the curriculum and in the disciplines is that the use of writing (or composing broadly understood, including speaking and visualizing) goes far beyond improvement of students’ skills. Instead, writing is essential to […]

Assistant Professor and WC Director, Trine University

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of Humanities and Communication invites applications for a permanent, full-time Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2015.  This position will involve directing the undergraduate writing center and teaching a four-course load of undergraduate composition and writing center theory and practice courses spread over fall and spring semesters. For the full posting and more information, […]

Hofstra University (NY) – 2 TT Asst. Professor, Department of Writing Studies (Review begins December 15, 2014)

Nov 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Hofstra University’s Department of Writing Studies and Composition seeks to fill two anticipated tenure-track writing studies specialist positions at the assistant professor level.  The Writing Studies and Composition department supports a minor in Writing Studies, a Writing Center, and courses fulfilling a two-semester general education writing requirement. We invite applications from individuals with Ph.D.s in […]

Writing Center Events at NCTE 2014

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The NCTE Annual Convention in Washington, DC begins today! We are thrilled to be able to gather at three IWCA events at this year’s conference, where we can gather as writing center professionals (and those interested in learning more). We hope you will plan to attend at least one, if not all, of these events […]