Writing, Speaking,
and Argument Program

Employment

 

Dudley Doust Instructor Training Coordinator

The Dudley Doust Instructor Training Coordinator Fellowships are awarded to outstanding writing instructors from a variety of disciplines who have taught in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program (WSAP) for at least four semesters. To teach as a Doust fellow, recipients must be current University of Rochester graduate students in good standing at the beginning of each semester for which the fellowship is awarded.

The WSAP prepares and supports new WRT instructors through a summer pedagogy course, a year-long teaching practicum, as well as mentoring, workshops, and other programming in response to instructors’ needs. The Instructor Training Coordinator organizes and assists with WSAP teacher training by working closely with WSAP administrators and the 571/572 instructors across these different areas of training and support.

Strong candidates should demonstrate:

Position responsibilities include:

Eligibility

Applicants should have taught successfully in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program for four or more semesters and may be on or beyond department funding while in the position.

Term of Appointment

This is a one-year position, with the possibility of renewal.

Compensation

For those with department funding, compensation for this position would be the regular add-on stipend plus $2,000 for co-teaching WRT 571 and being available to help instructors during the summer.

For those beyond department funding, compensation for this position is $20,000, which includes teaching WRT 571 and being available to help instructors during the summer.

Application Process

Please submit the following:

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Please submit your application materials to wsap@ur.rochester.edu.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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