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Teaching Assistant Professorships and WC Director Position at University of Denver (Deadline: March 1, 2016)

Feb 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Position Announcement Teaching Assistant Professorships University of Denver Writing Program The University of Denver Writing Program seeks two or more Teaching Assistant Professors to begin 9/1/2016 in benefited, 9-month positions, with multi-year contracts and promotable through a series that also includes Teaching Associate and Teaching Full Professor. Writing professors teach six courses of first-year writing […]



Writing Center Director, Emporia State University (Deadline: March 7, 2016)

Feb 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, invites applications for a full-time, 9-month position as director of the writing center in the university’s new Academic Center for Excellence and Success (ACES). As part of the English faculty, the director reports to the Chair of the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism, and teaches composition classes. The […]



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

Feb 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Academic Administrator Position Job Description Position Title:  Executive Director of Writing Programs Position Tracking Number:  F607 School/College:  Vice Provost for Graduate Programs and Research Department:  Writing Programs Location:  Azusa, CA 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 […]



Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal–Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support

Feb 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

co-editors: Shannon Madden, Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island) & Michele Eodice, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma) Call for Submissions For this special issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, we call for submissions that address “Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support.” For graduate students, the successful writing of a dissertation or thesis is crucial to […]



International Writing Centers Week Events and Activities

Feb 1st, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Twitter chat during IWCW: Tuesday, February 16, at 9pm ET/6pm PT using the hashtag #writingcenter. Our theme is “Advice for New Tutors.” The chat will be moderated by Kay Halasek (@KHalasek) and her Issues and Methods in Tutoring Writing class from Ohio State University, as well as Margaret Lundberg (@UWTTLC) from University of Washington – […]



Fall 2015 Issue of The Dangling Modifier Available

Feb 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Dangling Modifier, an international newsletter by and for peer tutors in writing and produced in association with the NCPTW, announces the Fall 2015 issue and invites submissions for the Spring 2016 issue (due Friday, March 4, 2016).



Writing Center Journal’s New Website, and Issue 35.1

Jan 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Exciting News for 2016! Issue 35.1 is now out and our new website and blog are up! We are happy to announce that our latest issue, 35.1., is now out and should be in your mailboxes soon! We are also excited to tell our readers that our new website has launched! One new feature to […]



IWCA Is Seeking Nominations for Peer Tutor Board Representatives

Jan 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The IWCA Board is excited to announce that it is seeking nominations for its first-ever Peer Tutor Representatives! Starting Spring 2016, the IWCA will have two (2) Peer Tutor Representatives on its Board. These representatives will serve as liaisons between peer tutors in the writing center community and the IWCA Board, and are responsible primarily […]



Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship (May/June 2017)

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Affective Dimension of Writing Center Work Kathy Evertz and Renata Fitzpatrick, Carleton College, guest editors During any given conference, writing center consultants and writers may experience feelings that range from joy and satisfaction to anger and frustration, any of which can foster or impede a writer’s development or performance.  Yet in a literature rich […]



The 2016 IWCA Conference in Denver

Jan 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

Download a copy of the Call for Proposals here. Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16 In 1983, the forerunner to the IWCA, the National Writing Centers Association, held its first meeting in Denver, Colorado. At the time, before email and the web, and just at the inception of the personal computer, writing centers were something of […]



CFP: 2016 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

Jan 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

It’s for Everyone: The Inclusive Writing Center Website: http://pugetsound.edu/ncptw2016 We especially welcome presentations that consider linkages between the writing center and critical pedagogy, cultural competence, gender and sexuality, multilingualism, universal design, and interdisciplinarity. Questions for consideration may include but are not limited to: What role can writing centers play in recognizing and nurturing—rather than erasing—difference? […]



Join us for the IWCA 2016 Conference in Denver: Writing Center Frontiers

Jan 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Download a PDF copy of the CFP here. Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16 In 1983, the forerunner to the IWCA, the National Writing Centers Association, held its first meeting in Denver, Colorado. At the time, before email and the web, and just at the inception of the personal computer, writing centers were something of a […]



Writing program aims to help South Salt Lake residents express themselves

Jan 15th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Read the full story here at KSL.com.



Writing Center Director, Hamilton College (Deadline: Feb. 1, 2016)

Jan 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Hamilton College, a small (1850 students) highly selective residential liberal arts college located in Clinton, NY, has a longstanding tradition of valuing the central role of writing in a liberal arts education.  Established in 1987, the Nesbitt-Johnston Writing Center is well integrated into student and faculty practice; 90% of the student body uses the writing […]



Director of Teaching & Learning and the Learning Commons, Western Washington University (Deadline: March 1, 2016)

Jan 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Western Washington University Libraries seeks a visionary and collaborative leader to develop and lead a comprehensive program for teaching and learning in the Western Libraries and Learning Commons. This Director will design, implement, and assess an integrated teaching and learning program that engages students and instructors from across the University.  The Director helps advance new […]



Director of the Graduate Writing Center, University of California Riverside

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Coordinator of the Graduate Writing Center is responsible for all aspects of the daily functions and special events in the Graduate Writing Center. The Coordinator supervises the lead coordinator as well as any auxiliary staff, i.e. part-time writing consultants. The Coordinator also maintains the master calendar, works schedules, and appointments in the GWC. In […]



Lecturer/Assistant Director in the Writing & Multiliteracy Center (Full Time), California State University Channel Islands (Deadline: January 8, 2016)

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

California State University Channel Islands is seeking applicants for a Lecturer in the Writing & Multiliteracy Center, which is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with generous health and retirement benefits. The Lecturer will be working as an Assistant Director, supporting the Faculty Director in running the day-to-day operations of the Writing & Multiliteracy Center (WMC). […]



Writing Center Journal is now available on JSTOR!

Dec 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

WCJ is available full text from JSTOR from 1980 (1.1) through 2015 (34.2). More info about WCJ is here.



Half-time Graduate Writing Specialist, Univ of Missouri Kansas City Volker Campus (Deadline: December 16, 2015)

Nov 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

***Note: Only applicants that apply through the UMKC online system can be considered. More information and the official job posting can be found at http://www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities/default.asp under the “Academic: Teaching or Research” link.*** Job Title: Part-Time Graduate Writing Specialist, 65282 Job ID: 18221 Location: UMKC Volker Campus Full/Part Time: Part-Time Hiring Department: School of Graduate Studies. […]



Assist. Professor, English Department/Writing and Reading Center, Faculty Director, U Mass Dartmouth (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015)

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Official announcement is here. Assist. Professor, English Department/Writing and Reading Center, Faculty Director Job Description: The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth seeks an Assistant/Advanced Assistant professor, tenure track, to develop and sustain University Writing Center writing support services for students across the university. UMass Dartmouth is on the south coast of […]