WPA Job Board

Full-Time Instructor Position at CU-Boulder: Digital Composition

The Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) is approved to hire a faculty position at the rank of Instructor in Rhetoric and Composition with an emphasis in digital composition. We seek faculty with expertise in multi-modal composing, digital information literacy, and on-line and hybrid learning environments. Additional interest in technical and professional communication is welcome.


Full-Time Instructor Position at CU-Boulder: International Writing

International Writing

The Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) is approved to hire a faculty position at the rank of Instructor in Rhetoric and Composition specializing in teaching writing to international and multilingual students. We seek candidates with experience living and working in diverse communities and with second-language writing. They may have additional interest in digital composition and community engagement.


Executive Director for University Writing Program

Executive Director of the University Writing Program
The George Washington University seeks applications for an Executive Director of our University Writing Program.  This person will integrate the three branches of the UWP—  First-Year Writing, WID, and the Writing Center—and raise the national profile of the Program. We seek a recognized scholar in writing and an experienced, dynamic leader. Appointment will be at the level of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure.


Assistant Professor, Composition & Rhetoric, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks a Composition and Rhetoric specialist with primary expertise in digital rhetorics/literacies. Possible secondary areas welcome, especially: history of rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, and K- college literacy and writing pedagogy. The tenure-track appointment will be at the level of assistant or advanced assistant professor. The successful candidate will work with an active, collaborative faculty to develop more sustained opportunities for students to study the rhetorical nature of digital spaces.


New Media Writing, University of Michigan

The Sweetland Writing Center at the University of Michigan seeks applicants with expertise in new media writing for a Lecturer III position to begin September 1, 2009. Successful candidates will play a leadership role in Sweetland’s new media initiatives, acting as a resource for Sweetland faculty and faculty across the University. This is a renewable non-tenure track position with an initial appointment of three years.


Lectureships in Rhetoric and Composition, SUNY-Binghamton

The Writing Initiative at Binghamton University, State University of New York announces one-year renewable lectureships, pending budgetary approval. PhD preferred, specialization in rhetoric and composition required. Responsibilities include teaching two or three sections of first-year composition per semester, supporting pre-semester orientations, leading weekly mentor meetings, and serving on the curriculum committee. Experience in writing program administration and portfolio assessment desired. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.