- Lafayette College
- Location details
- Easton, PA
- Position type
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Composition and rhetoric
- Employment category
Associate Director of Writing Associates
Lafayette College’s Writing Program invites applications for an Associate Director of Writing Associates to begin on the first of August, 2022. This is a full-time renewable position on an eleven month contract. The position requires hiring, training, and administering a staff of roughly 55 undergraduate writing associates who embed in writing-intensive courses across the curriculum. The Associate Director will also coordinate and promote writing associate drop-in hours, facilitate student workshops, and engage in programmatic assessment efforts. The position requires teaching one course per year in the English department, including an introduction to composition and rhetoric course. The position is part of the College Writing Program, which works with writing across the curriculum and the first-year seminar program. The Associate Director of Writing Associates will report to the Director of the College Writing Program.
The College Writing Program especially encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Lafayette is deeply committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive, responsive, and supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.
Qualifications: A PhD in composition, writing, and rhetoric studies or in a related discipline is strongly preferred, as is experience in writing program administration. ABDs considered. Candidates must have experience in the teaching of writing and dedication to inclusive pedagogical practices. The salary and benefits are competitive.
For consideration, please submit a complete application to http://apply.interfolio.com/100628. Applications should include a letter of interest, a CV, two letters of recommendation, and a brief teaching portfolio that includes example syllabi and assignments. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022.
Questions should be directed to Timothy Laquintano (he/him), Director of the College Writing Program, 305 Pardee Hall, Lafayette College, Easton PA 18042. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lafayette is deeply committed to creating a diverse community, one that is responsive inclusive and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.
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