Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Tenure-Track Writing Center Coordinator

Institution: Penn State Berks
Location: Reading, PA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Admin - Tutors and Learning Resources
Posted: 09/29/2009
Application Due: 12/01/2009
Type: Full Time
The Professional Writing Program at Penn State Berks seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member with Assistant Professor rank to serve as Writing Center Coordinator beginning Fall 2010. The successful candidate will develop and maintain the Writing Center; teach two courses per semester including a peer tutoring course; recruit, train, and supervise undergraduate Writing Fellows; engage in department and university service; and maintain a commitment to scholarly publication.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or related field by August 2010, evidence of strong research, teaching, and service achievements. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in writing center administration and demonstrated scholarly activity in writing center research and theory.

Please email by Word attachment as one document (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) scholarly writing sample, and (4) names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references to Ms. Lisa Cecchini, Review will begin immediately with priority given to applications received before Dec. 1, 2009. Interviews will be available at MLA Convention or other mutually suitable venue.

For more information about the Professional Writing Program, visit

Inquiries and questions may be directed to Dr. Christian Weisser at
Application Information
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Postal Address: Lisa Cecchini
Academic Affairs
Penn State Berks
Tulpehocken Road
PO Box 7009
Reading, PA 19610
Phone: 610-396-6210
Fax: 610-396-6026
Email Address:

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