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“Reflections”: New Section in WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship (Deadline: December 12, 2014)

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Writing Lab Newsletter (as of Sept., 2015 WLN will be WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship) inaugurates its “Reflections” section that invites you to respond to an older article published in WLN. First, a general introduction to Reflections, and then an invitation to respond to Jeff Brooks’ “Minimalist Tutoring”: Mickey ———————– General introduction […]



CFP: Southern Discourse in the Center

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

In anticipation of the first issue’s release on October 30th at the International Writing Center Association conference in Orlando, Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation (SDC) is issuing an additional call for manuscripts that address the journal’s broader mission. SDC is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published biannually by the Southeastern […]



Call for Proposals: Nov/Dec 2015 Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Guest edited by Susan Lawrence, Director, George Mason University Writing Center Terry Zawacki, Director Emerita, George Mason University Writing Center Supporting Graduate Student Thesis and Dissertation Writers in the Writing Center Writing centers are key participants in increasingly vigorous campus conversations focused on improving graduate student completion rates and time to degree, and the role […]



Writing Coach, Mira Costa College (Deadline: Nov. 4, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Coach (6 positions) MiraCosta College To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to http://apptrkr.com/523766 Discipline or Department Writing Center Position Type Staff/Classified Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary Salary starting at $25.73 per hour. Shift differential (additional pay) for evening hours. Working Hours Six regular positions in the Writing Centers […]



Director of Student Support Services, Dartmouth (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Director of Student Support Services Dartmouth College seeks an experienced academic professional to serve as Director of Student Support Services at the College’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric. The Student Center for Research, Writing, and Information Technology (RWIT) and the Writing Assistance program are the Institute’s two key branches of student support.   The Director […]



Duke University, Writing Studio Director (Deadilne: Nov. 1, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Thompson Writing Program at Duke University seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice in Writing Studies or related discipline to direct the Writing Studio, the TWP’s writing center. The Director of the Writing Studio is part of a leadership team dedicated to the teaching of first-year academic writing, support for faculty teaching with writing at […]



Director of Writing Center, Rowan University (Deadline: Nov. 15, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of Writing Arts in the College of Communication and Creative Arts at Rowan University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to serve as Director of the Writing Center. As the Rowan University Writing Center Director, the successful candidate will receive reassigned time to perform the following: • Provide leadership in generating and executing […]



Director of Student Academic Success Center, TAMU San Antonio

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Director of Student Academic Success Center will be an advocate for students and will actively lead and contribute to institution-wide efforts to further improve graduation and retention rates of the student body. The Director will have oversight of staffing, management, program design, and assessment of 3 focal areas that contribute to student success; 1) […]



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Director of Writers Workshop (Deadline: Nov. 15, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the Director of the Writers Workshop. The Director will oversee the daily administrative and instructional activities and outreach programs of the Writers Workshop.  The Writers Workshop provides writing support to all UIUC students, faculty, and staff in over 6000 consultations […]



Writing Center Assistant, Mira Costa College (Deadline: Nov. 4, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to http://apptrkr.com/532773 Discipline or Department Writing Center Position Type Staff/Classified Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary Starting salary $4,089.67 per month. Working Hours One regular position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. The work schedule may consist of day and/or evening hours, […]



Assistant Professor of English and College Writing Director, Luther College, Decorah, IA

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

NOTICE OF TENURE-ELIGIBLE POSITION IN ENGLISH POSITION: Assistant Professor of English and College Writing Director, tenure-eligible. BEGINNING DATE: Late August 2015 QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. required by September 1, 2015. The successful candidate should demonstrate training and experience in composition and rhetoric, developmental writing for domestic and international students, writing across the curriculum, writing pedagogy, and literature […]



Technology Coordinator, Noel Studio, EKU (Deadline: October 31, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Noel Studio for Academic Creativity at Eastern Kentucky University invites applicants for an exciting new position within this growing program: Noel Studio Technology Coordinator. The Noel Studio Technology Coordinator provides technology expertise and leadership in the Noel Studio and its programs, including emerging technologies for teaching and learning and undergraduate research and creative endeavors. […]



ESL Specialist, Colorado College, Colorado Springs (Deadline: Nov. 10, 2014)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Writing Center at Colorado College invites applications for a full-time ESL Specialist. This position supports English Language students in one-on-one tutorials and through block-length and adjunct course offerings. It serves as a resource for all of the campus on academic issues involving multilingual students, and works closely with the staffs of the […]



2015 IWCA Summer Institute

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

More information soon! For now, here are the essentials: Location: East Lansing Michigan Dates: June 14 – 19, 2015 Co-Chairs: Russell Carpenter and Trixie Smith Contact: Russell Carpenter (email: russell.carpenter@eku.edu) or Trixie Smith (email: smit1254@msu.edu). Lodging: Kellogg Center (http://www.kelloggcenter.com/)



Voting for the IWCA Executive Board Is Open! (IWCA Members May Vote through 11:59 pm EST on October 25)

Oct 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Voting for IWCA Executive Board open positions (at-large, graduate student rep, community college rep, and high school rep) will take place electronically between Tuesday, October 14, 2014 and Saturday, October 25, 2014. The election ballot, available through the iwcamembers.org member site, will close at 11:59 pm EST on October 25. Elected candidates will be notified […]



Adjunct Writing Faculty, Woodbury University, San Diego

Oct 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Department at Woodbury University seeks to hire a part-time adjunct faculty member to teach basic writing, freshman composition, and advanced composition classes for Spring 2015 with possible additional teaching in 2015-16 at its San Diego Campus. The average enrollment of composition classes is between 5-10, and all sections are capped at twenty.   The […]



WAC/WID and Professional Writing Tenure-Track Positions (2), University of Nevada, Reno

Oct 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of English announces two entry-level tenure-track positions in disciplinary (WAC/WID) and professional writing. Part of a new campus-wide writing initiative focusing on the analysis, rhetoric, and production of writing in disciplines and professions, these positions will provide opportunities to work from within and at the intersections of professional communication, […]



Readings for Racial Justice: A Project of the IWCA SIG on Antiracism Activism

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

An Annotated Bibliography, by Beth Godbee, Bobbi Olson, and the SIG Collective In 2013, with the publication “‘Rainbows in the Past Were Gay’: LGBTQIA in the WC” in Praxis, Andrew J. Rihn and Jay D. Sloan worked to “bring our failure to address sexual identity into the light, where we can all acknowledge and examine […]



IWCA Rapid Research Survey Question for October 2014

Oct 10th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

How do your UNDERGRADUATE peer tutors disseminate their research findings? To answer this one-question survey, visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JhMI8nmMS_mSzvwacyuoI5oKLkRf-k7zrqa-cyQIQo0/viewform . The survey will close on October 31, 2014.



IWCA Rapid Research Survey Results: Undergraduate Tutor Hourly Pay Rates

Oct 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Research

IWCA Rapid Research Surveys are one- or two-question surveys that ask for information that writing center directors commonly request from other writing center directors. IWCA Rapid Research surveys are voluntary and are not IRB approved. However, the results may be used for administrative reports, budget requests, etc. because no identifiable information will be linked with […]