Tuesday, November 03, 2009


Director of Composition and Writers' Center

Institution: Eastern Washington University
Location: Cheney, WA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 11/02/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
Advanced Assistant Professor
Department of English
Eastern Washington University
Director of Composition and Writers' Center

Eastern Washington University invites applications at the advanced Assistant Professor level for the joint position (tenure track) of Director of the Composition Program and the EWU Writers' Center, to begin July 1, 2010.

Responsibilities include developing and administering curriculum for the freshman composition program and directing the established campus Writers' Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for training and mentoring approximately 28 teaching assistants, up to 10 full-time lecturers, and 10 professional Writers' Center responders.

Required: doctorate and publications in Rhetoric/Composition or closely-related field; successful teaching, writing program administration or apprenticeship, and currency in composition and writing center pedagogy.

Preferred: Academic budget experience, assessment expertise, ability to teach with technology. Teaching load will be adjusted to accommodate administrative duties and includes summer employment. The candidate who fills this position will report to the English Department Chair (comp program) and Dean of the College of Arts & Letters (Writers' Center). Letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, brief scholarly writing sample, transcripts, and 3 references (contact information only) to: Search Committee Chair, College of Arts & Letters, 19 Hargreaves Hall, EWU, Cheney WA 99004. Review of applications will begin as soon as applicant pool is certified and continue until position fills.

Eastern Washington University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and applications from members of historically under-represented groups are especially encouraged. The successful candidate will have a high degree of interest in human and cultural diversity, must pass a background check, and will be required to show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.
Application Information
Postal Address: Chair, Search Committee/Department Secretary
Eastern Washington University
250 Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
Phone: (509) 359-6039
Fax: (509) 359-4269

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