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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 www.kelloggcenter.com -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 (matthew.capdevielle@nd.edu) Proposal Deadline December 15, 2014 Website & Call for Proposals http://www.ecwca2015.org 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 […]



Writing Center Research: Accessing the Conversation, by Rebecca Babcock and Terese Thonus

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Introduction Writing center tutors and administrators spend a great deal of time thinking about research and writing while supporting students in becoming better academic writers. However, many have not yet joined the writing center research conversation. In an effort to open access to writing center research, we investigate seven questions or concerns we have heard […]



Hillsborough Community College Academic Success Coordinator

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Hillsborough Community College (Dale Mabry Campus) is seeking an Academic Success Center Coordinator. The Academic Success Center includes both tutoring as well as a Writing Center. Details can be found here: https://jobs.hccfl.edu/postings/1843



University of Waterloo Teaching Associate/Discipline Specialist (Review begins immediately)

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Centre at the University of Waterloo is hiring a new full-time, permanent position, “Teaching Associate / Discipline Specialist.” The successful candidate will have, at minimum, an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline and a graduate degree (or equivalent) in writing, composition, TESOL, or education. For the full posting and job description, see: https://uwaterloo.ca/my-career/external-opportunities/external-opportunities#ID2637 […]



Marygrove College, Assistant Professor of English (Deadline: Dec. 15, 2014)

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Marygrove College invites applications for an additional tenure-track assistant professorship in English to begin August 2015 pending final budget approval. Preferred areas of expertise include rhetoric and composition, with a strong second area of expertise such as ELL, writing center/writing program administration, and/or creative writing. Ph.D. required. We seek an energetic teacher, active scholar, and […]



Stetson University Writing Center Director (Deadline: Jan. 20, 2015)

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Stetson University (in sunny Florida) is seeking a full time, NTT (faculty status) director for our thriving Writing Center. Stetson is a SLAC school, with the embedded culture of writing that that implies, and the Writing Center is in the midst of real growth as a result of a renewed emphasis on writing in all […]



Director of Writing Support Programs/Assistant Dean of the College, Brown University

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Brown University seeks an experienced academic administrator to provide leadership, strategic direction, and management of the Writing Center and writing support initiatives. An integral part of the Office of the Dean of the College, Brown’s Writing Center is staffed by 40 graduate students from across the disciplines and the Director of English Language Learning. The […]



Director of the Writing Center, California State University, Los Angeles

Nov 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position. We are seeking a full-time Director of Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center who would be responsible for supervising the Writing Center and for taking the lead in promoting effective instruction across the campus and in expanding the incorporation of […]



Oklahoma State Univ Writing Center Coordinator

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Oklahoma State University Writing Center seeks a Writing Center Coordinator. This individual will work closely with and report to the Director of the OSU Writing Center.  A dynamic academic unit that serves the students, staff and faculty of the OSU community, the OSU Writing Center fulfills the land grant mission of teaching, research and […]



IWCA Assembly Report for NCTE, 2014

Nov 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Letters from the President

The International Writing Centers Association (http://writingcenters.org), an NCTE Assembly, was founded in 1983 to foster communication among writing centers and to provide a forum for concerns. Comprising directors and staffs of writing centers at universities, two-year colleges, and public schools, the IWCA has over 775 members and is governed by an Executive Board that includes […]