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University of Toronto Mississauga, Teaching Stream Writing Specialist (Deadline: Nov. 30)

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Job Field: Teaching Stream Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga Department: UTM: RG Academic Skills Centre Campus: Mississauga Job Posting: Sep 29, 2016 Job Closing: Nov. 30, 2016, 11:59pm EST Description: The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a teaching-stream position as a Writing […]

New! Program Available for the 2016 IWCA Conference in Denver

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The final conference program is now available for our upcoming IWCA Conference in Denver. Download the conference program here.   The 2016 IWCA Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado on Thursday, October 13-Sunday, October 16 at the Denver Mariott City Center. In 1983, the forerunner to the IWCA, the National Writing Centers Association, held […]

IWCA Board Election Results

Sep 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

We are writing to announce the results of the election for the 2016-2018 IWCA Board at-large, both general and special constituency, representatives. Thank you, members, for voting and participating with IWCA. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals. We look forward to working with them! At Large: Julia Bleakney Lauri Dietz Scott Whiddon Karen […]

Assistant Professor, Rhetoric, Writing, and Digital Media Studies, NAU English Department (Deadline: October 16, 2016)

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Rhetoric, Writing, and Digital Media Studies faculty in the English Department at Northern Arizona University invite applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track eligible beginning August 2017. The person is expected to contribute to an innovative and highly visible department. Primary teaching and research interests in the history/theory of rhetoric and composition. Responsibilities for this […]

Dangling Modifier accepting submissions for Fall 2016 issue, deadline November 4

Sep 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Dangling Modifier is currently accepting submissions for Fall 2016! Our theme for the fall issue is stolen directly from this year’s NCPTW : The Inclusive Writing Center. Do you have a story about inclusiveness you want to share? A piece of poetry, a video? A variation on your NCPTW conference presentation or paper? We’re […]

Travel Grants for Secondary School Writing Center Directors to Attend NCTE 2016

Sep 20th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The IWCA Secondary School Committee is pleased to announce travel grants to help secondary school writing center directors attend the 2016 NCTE Conference in Atlanta from November 17 to 20. This conference provides the opportunity for SSWC directors to network with directors at secondary schools around the country, participate in an IWCA panel (Friday morning) […]

Lecturer, Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University (Deadline: October 15, 2016)

Sep 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Lecturer—Search #67435 College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Department of Writing and Linguistics The Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for position of Lecturer in First-Year Writing. Georgia Southern University, classified as a Doctoral/Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement […]

Call for Applications for the IWCA President’s Future Leaders Scholarship (Deadline: September 23, 2016)

Sep 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Awards

The IWCA invites applications for the President’s Future Leaders Scholarship for IWCA members attending the 2016 IWCA Conference in Denver. To apply, please log in and complete the application on the IWCA members website: You must be an IWCA member in good standing to apply. Below are details about the application requirements and deadlines. […]

Assistant Director, Writing Center, Azusa Pacific University (Review begins immediately)

Sep 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Tracking Code S1021 Job Description  The Assistant Director supports the Writing Center Director in managing the day to day operations of the Writing Center. This includes responding to students, training and scheduling staff, offering writing consultations when needed, maintaining records, and providing various types of assistance to the Director.Required Education Master’s degree in Composition/Rhetoric, English, […]

Georgia Southern University Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, Writing and Linguistics (Review begins Nov. 1, 2016)

Aug 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Georgia Southern University’s Department of Writing and Linguistics invites applications for a tenure-track advanced assistant or associate professor with an emphasis or expertise in at least two areas of our major. The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at […]

MiraCosta College Writing Center Supplemental Instruction Coordinator (Deadline: 9/28/16)

Aug 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

POSITION AVAILABLE: One regular, full-time, overtime exempt position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, on the Oceanside campus. May work day and/or evening hours with occasional weekends on an as-needed basis. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation. Download the […]

Textmaker Spaces, by Tom Deans

Aug 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The maker movement has come to my large public university campus, and I welcome it. Our newest residence hall will include a makerspace. Our university library is planning on launching one too. Still in the planning stages but moving forward quickly, the library makerspace is slated for an “Inspiration/Innovation” themed ground floor that will also […]

CAPTA accepting submissions for Secondary School Writing Centers Toolkit (Priority Deadline: August 15, 2016; Final deadline: September 15, 2016)

Aug 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Priority submissions for the CAPTA digital publication designed to support the sharing of program materials for new and continuing secondary school writing center directors is August 15, and all submissions must be in by September 15. The goal is to publish this resource online by November 1 in time for the CAPTA Vision and Revision […]

Part-time Lecturer in the Writing Center for Academic English at the Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen, Leuphana University (deadline: August 15, 2016)

Aug 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Leuphana University of Lüneburg, a foundation under public law, invites applications for a part-time position (50%), starting October 1, 2016, as a Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben [LfbA])   (EG 13 TV-L) in the Writing Center for Academic English (WCAE) at the Center for Modern Languages (Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen, ZeMoS), for a period of two years. […]

CFP: Special Issue of WLN on Educating Writing Tutors

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

We invite you to submit a proposal for the Writing Lab Newsletter: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship’s special issue on educating writing tutors. Please find attached the call for proposals that includes the schedule,  submission instructions, and an excerpt of the CFP at the end of this message.  Article proposals are due January 1, […]

IWCA Board Election in September

Aug 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Nominations for IWCA Board positions were submitted earlier this year, and we have a stellar list of candidates. Mark your calendars: the election will take place from September 1-15, 2016. All members with a current membership will be able to log into the IWCA members’ site on September 1 to access their ballot. We hope […]

Learning Center Manager, Montgomery College (Deadline: August 2, 2016)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Job Summary:  The Learning Center Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations and functions of a large interdisciplinary academic support center. Center services include: a computer-assisted learning lab for Reading, Languages, English as a Second Language, and Writing in the Disciplines; and tutoring in languages. The Center also offers comprehensive tutoring services in Reading, […]

Assistant Director, Center for Writing, Norwich University (

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Official job posting:;jsessionid=6DBB111E63D58CED8CD29644D1659472?JOBID=74699 Norwich University’s College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, one-year position as Assistant Director in our new Center for Writing, which includes teaching four courses in applicant’s area of expertise per academic year, beginning fall 2016. Responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, assisting in data collection and assessment, offering writing […]

Interim Director, UT Chattanooga (Deadline: August 8, 2016)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga’s Library, a student-centered, service-oriented organization, invites applications for Interim Director, Writing and Communication Center.  The individual in this position will plan, develop, implement and oversee all Writing and Communication Center operations that support UTC students and faculty.  This position will serve a one-year term appointment, with possibility of renewal. To […]

Graduate Writing Specialist, University of Saskatchewan (Deadline: August 9, 2016)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Location: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Department:  University Library FTE: 0.4 Status:  Term, until August 31, 2017 Competition No.:  16431-Q Salary Information:  The salary range is $46,457 – $72,590 per annum pro-rated (Instructional, Phase 1).  The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Primary Purpose:  To deliver high quality academic writing support, […]