Assistant/Associate Professor of English, Director of First-Year Composition

The Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level for a Director of First-Year Composition to lead a growing program and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, English or closely related field required. We are a small, lively faculty that values collaboration and collegiality offering the BA in English, the MA in English, and the PhD in Rhetoric on a diverse campus.

Seeking Tenure-Track WAC Director at the University of Virginia

The Office of the Provost at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position to serve as Director of Writing across the Curriculum. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2018, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations.


Two Assistant/Associate Professor positions at the University of Virginia

The Department of English at the University of Virginia invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin July 2018:

Primary expertise in Public and Professional Writing. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching explore one or more of the following areas of study: public rhetoric, professional writing, community literacy, or public speaking.


TT Asst Professor of FYW and/or PTW

Hey good people of CWPA,

Come work with us at West Chester U! We are looking for a tenure-track colleague to teach in our FYW sequence and our growing Professional/Technical Writing program offerings. We are particularly interested in colleagues whose scholarship and teaching explores how first-year composition and/or PTW intersects with issues of race, gender, sexuality, and able-bodiedness. 


Writing Instructor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University


The School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS) at Nazarbayev University invites applications for Instructors in the Writing Center. The SHSS Writing Center has been supporting the School of Humanities and Social Sciences since 2012, and is in the process of expanding to serve the wider university community by developing a broader curriculum of courses, a Writing Across the Curriculum program, and focused support for graduate student writing. 


Assistant Professor of English (Journalism) at West Chester University

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English (Journalism)

Position Summary

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success.  West Chester University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in journalism beginning August 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

What if We Tried this? Call for Proposals for CWPA 2018 now open

It is a pleasure to announce that the Call for Proposals for the 2018 CWPA Conference in Sacramento, California is now open.  This year's conference theme is: What if We Tried This: Innovating Writing Programs. 

The full call for proposals is attached and available at

For proposal instructions, go to:

Call for Executive Board Nominations

Call for Nominations

Executive Board, Council of Writing Program Administrators

In July 2018, the CWPA Executive Board will say goodbye to members Asao Inoue (University of Washington-Tacoma), Karen Keaton Jackson (North Carolina Central University), and Cheri Lemieux Spiegel (Northern Virginia Community College).

We therefore invite nominations for three new Executive Board members, each of whom will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2018.

The Executive Board: