All entries by this author

Georgia Southern University, Assistant Professor—Search 67325 College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Writing and Linguistics (Review begins October 26, 2015)

Sep 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Writing and Linguistics with a specialization in Technical and Professional Writing. Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, […]



IWCA 2015 Conference: Writing Center (r)Evolutions

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes, Featured Reading

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 these (r)evolutions move writing center conversations […]



NCPTW 2015 in Salt Lake City!

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The 2015 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing will take place November 6-8, 2015 in Salt Lake City. Keynote speaker Jackie Grutsch McKinney. Read more about the conference at http://ncptw2015.org/ . Register online before conference rates increase on October 15!



Call for Nominations: SWCA Awards

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Awards

The Southeastern Writing Center Association is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the following annual awards. Awards will be presented at the 2016 SWCA conference to be held in Columbus, GA, February 18-20. For more information, please visit our conference site: http://www.iwca-swca.org/Conferences.html. We hope to see you there! ************************** SWCA Achievement Award […]



Writing Center ESL Specialist at the University of Minnesota Duluth

Aug 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Office of Academic Affairs at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks applicants for an ESL/ELL Specialist to work in the University’s writing center, the Writers’ Workshop (10-month, full-time position). Duties/responsibilities include: Consulting one-to-one with graduate student, undergraduate student, faculty, and staff writers in the writing center, the Writers’ Workshop Designing, promoting, and presenting informational […]



IWCA 2015 Awards for Research

Aug 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards, News and Announcements

IWCA Research Grant The July 2015 IWCA Research Grant has been awarded to Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Lila Naydan for their research on the working conditions of non-tenure line, contingent writing center workers. IWCA Ben Rafoth Graduate Research Grant The July 2015 IWCA Ben Rafoth Graduate Research Grant has been awarded to […]



Tutor Coordinator Position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Aug 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Center and Learning Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the full-time, permanent position of Tutor Coordinator. Duties will include leading tutor training, providing support and guidance to tutors in both Writing Center and Learning Center contexts, and contributing to program development and assessment.   Additionally, this position […]



IWCA Executive Officers Election Opens Monday, August 17

Aug 15th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The IWCA is currently holding an election for three open positions: Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. These terms begin at NCTE in Fall 2015 and are two-year terms. The VP is a six-year commitment: VP becomes president in Fall 2017 and then past president in Fall 2019. Duties of each office are described in both […]



Introducing . . . The Denny Fund (Travel scholarship to IWCA 2015)

Aug 10th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The Denny Fund will be funding one peer writing tutor to attend the IWCA 2015 conference in Pittsburgh*. From The Denny Fund’s website: “The Denny Fund is like a contest.  Each applicant will submit a statement (see guidelines) that will be read by Denny and his very small committee of volunteer readers. Denny and the committee […]



Works in Progress Workshop at IWCA 2015 Conference (Deadline for proposals: September 1, 2015)

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

Please join us at the IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh to share a Work-in-Progress and receive feedback from discussion leaders and peers.  These sessions will be composed of roundtable discussions where participants discuss their current projects (10 minutes max) and then receive feedback from other researchers including discussion leaders, other WiP participants, and other conference goers […]



Teaching Associate – Writing Centre, USG 8, University of Waterloo, 1-year Contract (Start Date: August 31, 2015)

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Centre Teaching Associate provides writing and communications support to individual students, as well as classroom support to students and instructors as required. The Teaching Associate helps undergraduate and graduate students develop their writing and multi-modal communication skills. Because the Teaching Associate sees a variety of work, including discipline-specific assignments, papers, reports, résumés, proposals, […]



Writing Center Coordinator, Wallace Community College (Deadline: 2:00 pm on August 10, 2015)

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Full announcement available at http://tinyurl.com/q5hm7so . The Writing Center Coordinator will be responsible for managing, coordinating and implementing all writing center activities in accordance with all Title III regulations, including day-to-day direction to carry out objectives; conduct training sessions and workshops with students and faculty; assist the Director in preparing Title III data and reports […]



Writing Specialist for Writing Center, Daytona State College (Deadline: July 23, 2015)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Specialist #11458 Writing Center Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor’s degree in English, Education, or Reading. Two (2) years teaching or tutoring of writing or a related subject at the college or high-school level is also required. Responsibilities: A Writing Specialist is a full-time professional employee in the Division of Library and Academic […]



University of Rhode Island Writing Center Director (Deadline: July 31, 2015)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Rhode Island is hiring a full-time director for our Writing Center.  See below for details, but please note that applications are due by midnight on July 31.  Please distribute widely! POSITION TITLE: Coordinator, Writing Center/Academic Enhancement Center BASIC FUNCTION: Coordinate and manage writing assistance services, including writing skills tutoring. Work in collaboration […]



Grants for IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh (Deadline: August 3)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

The IWCA has two funding opportunities for members attending the 2015 IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh: Travel Grants & the President’s Future Leaders Scholarship. To apply, please log in and complete the application(s) on the IWCA members website: https://www.iwcamembers.org/ You must be an IWCA member in good standing to apply for either opportunity. Below are details […]



Writing Colleagues Program Fellow, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position Title: Writing Colleagues Program Fellow, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY SUMMARY: The Writing Colleagues Program supports writing across the curriculum through the training and support of course-embedded peer tutors. The Writing Colleagues Program Fellow has primary responsibility for supporting all current Writing Colleagues, including supervising and mentoring Writing Colleagues in course placements, […]



The Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation Fall 2015 Call for Proposals

Jul 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Fall 2015 Theme: “Policy and the Center” Deadline: September 30, 2015 We invite you to submit manuscripts that address/engage the intersections between public policy (whether at the state, national, or institutional level) and the writing center. Possibilities for articles could include the following foci: ·      Cost/benefit analyses of centers and different methods within them (e.g. […]



Assistant Director Multiliteracies Center, Michigan Technological University

Jul 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

MA in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field required. Apply at https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/3295 Complete job descriptions at MTU are available at www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/search “Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.”  .



Part-time Writing Specialist in the Social Sciences, Bates College, Lewiston, ME

Jul 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Staff position with faculty appointment (lecturer), part-time (25 hours/week, 10 month recurring term) The individual selected will join two other Writing Specialists and the Director of Writing at Bates in providing support for students writing and for faculty teaching writing in the social sciences and other interdisciplinary programs.  More broadly, Writing Specialists are engaged in […]



Assistant or Associate Professor in English/Director of University Writing Center, Texas A&M University Central Texas (Deadline: September 14, 2015)

Jun 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Texas A&M University Central Texas (TAMUCT) seeks a Director prepared and motivated to establish and maintain our new University Writing Center as a 9-month, tenure track hire within the Department of Humanities and the College of Arts and Sciences. Salary and rank commiserate with experience. Our ideal hire will develop and implement initiatives that support […]