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Center for Academic Excellence/Writing Center Position: Assistant Professor

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Center for Academic Excellence/ Writing Center (CAE/WC) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC, invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2015. We seek a faculty member to teach academic, scientific, and professional writing and academic skills to students pursuing graduate degrees in health care and/or […]



Writing Center Director, Longwood University

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Full-Time, Administrative and Professional Faculty, Exempt Position #FA386 The Writing Center is a key component in a University committed to developing citizen leaders and providing a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, as well as in support of Longwood’s Quality Enhancement Plan, R.E.A.L. Inquiry (Research Experience for Aspiring Leaders). In support of this […]



Associate Director, Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at CUNY’s Baruch College (Deadline: April 20, 2015)

Mar 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute facilitates learning environments across the College that develop students into strategic, thoughtful communicators and creators. In partnership with faculty members, and our colleagues in academic support programs, we support and develop Communication Intensive Courses, guide pedagogical reflection, and work to infuse written, oral, visual, and digital literacies into curricula. […]



Call for Papers: The Internationalization of U.S. Writing Programs

Mar 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Editors: Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser American universities are becoming increasingly attractive to undergraduate students from other countries. According to the 2014 Open Doors Report from the Institute for International Education, there are 51% more international students in the U.S. now than there were a decade ago, and there have been eight years of […]



Faculty Fellow, Graduate Writing Institute for Excellence (GWIE) California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

In accordance with the new grant’s goals and objectives, duties and responsibilities will vary with respect to specific projects and/or assignments related to the GWIE’s programs and services, including Co-designing and co-developing various curricula for teaching/learning pedagogies and reading/writing interventions for small-group seminars, workshops, and writing intensives; Serving as a liaison between the GWIE and […]



Instructional Staff, Texax Christian University William L. Adams Center for Writing (Review begins April 2015)

Mar 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The William L. Adams Center for Writing of Texas Christian University seeks applications for an instructional staff position (non-tenure track, 12-month contract). The position is a renewable one-year appointment. Responsibilities include teaching up to five courses a year for an academic department, tutoring in the writing center, and performing other duties as assigned. A master’s […]



Assistant Director, Department of Accounting Writing Program, Judith R. Frank Business Communication Center, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa

Mar 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Primary duties are to manage the Department of Accounting writing program, which includes the following: delivery of writing program resources to students admitted to the undergraduate major or to its graduate programs, oversight of day-to-day operations, design of writing rubrics and assessments, website content creation, hiring, training and supervision of part-time writing consultants, meeting with […]



Administrative Assistant; Grad Writing Consultant, Graduate Writing Institute for Excellence, California State University Dominguez Hills

Mar 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Applications are being accepted for these positions at the new Graduate Writing Institute for Excellence at Cal State Dominguez Hills: ·         Administrative Assistant: http://csudhfoundation.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2mym1v90i44 ·         Grad Writing Consultant: http://csudhfoundation.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2mym1vaxa7l



ECWCA 2015 Travel Awards (Deadline: March 16, 2015)

Mar 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards

TRAVEL AWARDS This year, as we did last year, ECWCA is able to offer five travel awards donated by the BP company in the form of $200 gas cards. To spread this assistance to as many individuals as possible, we will bestow only one award per institution. We encourage individuals who may be the sole […]



The Writing Lab Newsletter’s Writing Center Online Resources Database, or WcORD, is open for business!

Mar 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

WcORD provides links to a variety of electronic resources (writing center websites and blogs, individual WCenter posts, full-text journal articles, videos, and more) in an open-access, searchable database. Right now, WcORD contains bookmarks to almost 1000 articles, conversations, and other resources, but to be a truly useful community resource, it needs to grow! That’s where […]



Director, Center for Writing, College of the Holy Cross (Deadline: March 16, 2015)

Feb 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Job Description The College of the Holy Cross is establishing a new Center for Writing and seeks a Director. The Director will develop and implement initiatives to support college-wide writing instruction and will provide imaginative leadership in planning future directions for the Center, including efforts to enhance oral and visual communication across the curriculum.  The […]



May/June 2016 Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship: “Religion in the Writing Center”

Feb 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Proposals will be accepted though May 30, 2015. Invitations to submit full articles will be issued by July 1, 2015. Manuscripts will be due on December 31, 2015. Guest editor: Lisa Zimmerelli, Assistant Professor of Writing and Writing Center Director, Loyola University Maryland View the full call for proposals.



Wake Forest University’s IWCW

Feb 25th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Wake Forest University celebrated IWCW by spreading the Writing Center love! We sold handmade valentines to support adult literacy in Forsyth County.



Read the Program and Register for the IWCA Collaborative@CCCC

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

If you haven’t already registered for this year’s IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC, there’s still time! We hope that this listing of session titles and descriptions, along with the prospect of meeting and chatting with wonderful colleagues, old and new, will tempt you to register soon! As you’ll remember, this year’s event, entitled “The Collaboratory,” will […]



IWCA 2015 Conference: Writing Center (r)Evolutions (Proposal Deadline April 1)

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh October 8-10, 2015. The full information is available at  http://writingcenters.org/events-2/past-conferences/iwca-2015-writing-center-revolutions/ Proposal deadline: April 1, 2015.



Executive Director of Writing Programs, Azusa Pacific University (Review begins immediately)

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position Title: Executive Director of Writing Programs Position Tracking Number: F607 Department: Vice Provost for Graduate Programs and Research Location: Azusa Description: The Executive Director of Writing Programs serves as a writing program administrator in a leadership role that oversees the development, management, and supervision of writing programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at […]



Director, Academic Success Center, Oregon State University (Deadline: March 20, 2015)

Feb 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Academic Success Center at Oregon State University is pleased to announce its search for a Director. The Academic Success Center (ASC) is a unit in the division of Academic Success and Engagement in Academic Affairs that supports and enhances the university’s learning environment and promotes student persistence and success. The position description is attached […]



Director of Writing Programs, Union College (Deadline: February 15, 2015)

Feb 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Summary Union College seeks a Director of Writing Programs, who will direct both the Writing Center and the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program. The Writing Center promotes excellence in writing across the college and contributes to the college’s culture of writing and academic learning. The Writing Center provides one-to-one tutoring by a trained staff […]



“The International Writing Centers Association at 30: Community, Advocacy, and Professionalism” by Joyce Kinkead, Muriel Harris, Jeanne Simpson, Pamela Farrell Childers, Lady Falls Brown, and Jeanette Harris

Feb 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Abstract: At the 2014 IWCA/NCPTW Conference, founders of the National Writing Centers Association (now International Writing Centers Association) came together to reflect on the organization’s beginnings, its strategies for institutionalization, and challenges that may still exist. A significant anniversary such as the 30th provides the opportunity for reflection. Additionally, a timeline of the organization’s history […]



IWCA 2015: Writing Center (r)Evolutions in Pittsburgh (Proposal Deadline April 1)

Feb 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, Oct 8-10, 2015. The full information is available at  http://writingcenters.org/events-2/past-conferences/iwca-2015-writing-center-revolutions/ Proposal deadline: April 1, 2015.