Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

Institution: Philadelphia University
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 10/27/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Director, Writing Across the Curriculum
STATUS: Full-time

School of Liberal Arts

-Applicants should have a strong background in writing or rhetoric and a demonstrated ability to lead a university wide program; Successful candidate will have significant experience with writing program administration and teaching writing intensive courses.
-Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communicative skills.
-The person who assumes this important role will need to work effectively with faculty across a variety of disciplines; Experience in design fields would be welcomed.

Ph.D in writing and rhetoric or close area

Teach (2) two courses per semester; administrative oversight of writing program.
Supervise faculty recruitment, hiring and placement testing; Organize faculty development and administers the WAC/WID program across campus.

Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing experiences and areas of academic interest, a curriculum vitae, 3-5 references, and a sample of scholarly research. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of candidates will begin on November 9, 2009 and continue until position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone in late November and interviews will be conducted at the December MLA. Applications should be submitted to Dean Marion Roydhouse, School of Liberal Arts, Philadelphia University, School House Lane and Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144 or email

STARTING DATE: August 2010
Application Information
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Postal Address: Dean, Marion Roydhouse
School of Liberal Arts
Philadelphia University
Henry Avenue & School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Phone: 215-951-2965
Fax: 215-951-2269
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