Writing, Speaking,
and Argument Program

Graduate

Positions and Fellowships

New Instructors for Reasoning and Writing in the College, WRT 105

New instructors design their own version of WRT 105: Reasoning and Writing in the College, a theme-based first-year writing course. Instructors teach one section of WRT 105 in fall and the same course in spring, and attend the program orientation at the end of August.

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Instructors for WRT 108: Workshop in Writing/Extension for WRT 104 and WRT 105E

Instructors teach WRT 108: Workshop in Writing/Extension for WRT 104 and 105E in the spring 2016 semester. In this course, instructors work with groups of four to six students who take the course either to continue developing their writing skills in the workshop in writing, or to fulfill their primary writing requirement through the WRT extension.

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Breadth Fellowship for Students from Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

The Breadth Fellowship offers teaching fellowships for graduate students in the sciences and social sciences in the College. Through this fellowship, graduate students design their own version of WRT 105: Reasoning and Writing in the College, a theme-based first-year writing course. All instructors accepted into the program will teach one section of WRT 105 in fall and the same course in spring, participate in our training program, and attend the program orientation at the end of August.

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Breadth Fellowship for Warner School and Eastman School Students

The Breadth Fellowship offers teaching fellowships for graduate students in the Warner School or Eastman School. Through this fellowship, graduate students design their own version of Reasoning and Writing in the College (WRT 105), a theme-based first-year writing course.

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Dudley Doust Writing Associates

The Dudley Doust Writing Associates Fellowships are awarded to outstanding writing instructors from a variety of disciplines who have taught in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program 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.

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Writing Workshop Leader

Workshop leaders lead pre-prepared workshops on a variety of writing skill topics and/or work with writing fellows to design and facilitate in-person peer-review processes.

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Writing Consultant

Consultants are graduate students from a variety of disciplines who offer writing tutoring to undergraduate and graduate student writers.

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EAPP Tutor

EAPP tutors work four to six hours per week and conduct 50-minute tutoring sessions with students working on argument-based academic writing.

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Workshop and Teaching-Circle Coordinator

The workshop and teaching-circle coordinator is responsible for workshops across the year that are designed to address the particular needs of WSAP instructors.

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Writing Placement Coordinator

The writing placement coordinator coordinates writing placements for all first-year and transfer students.

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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 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 instructor training coordinator works closely with the WSAP director or associate director, and the Writing and Speaking Center Coordinator to ensure the smooth functioning of the WSAP.

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International First-Year Writing Boot Camp Adjunct Instructor

These instructors teach the International First-Year Writing Boot Camp. This is a non-credit bearing program for incoming international freshmen.

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Writing Placement Advisor

Placement coordinators help place incoming freshmen in WRT 105 or WRT 105E and assist with placement survey record keeping.

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Head Instructor for ECO Writing

Head instructors work with ECO writing instructional staff to develop shared course syllabus and assignments and coordinate ECO class logistics. 

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ECO Writing Instructor

These instructors participate in the development and teaching of the ECO writing course. 

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ECO Consultant

The ECO consultant offers approximately 48 hours of tutoring over the four weeks of the program. In addition, the consultant attends weekly staff meetings.

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Instructor Mentor

These writing instructors serve mentors to a small group of incoming WRT 105 instructors. Responsibilities include small group meetings, class observations, and individual support as needed.

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WRT 105E Instructor Mentor

This positions serves as a mentor to a small group of incoming WRT 105E instructors. The WRT 105E mentor responsibilities include small group meetings, class observations, and individual support as needed.

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Lecturer / Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure) in Writing

The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program at the University of Rochester is seeking applications for one or more three-year-renewable positions in writing, at either a lecturer or Assistant Professor non-tenure-track levels. We seek candidates with a primary commitment to teaching, an interest in research, and the ability to contribute positively to our innovative and collaborative interdisciplinary community.

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