University of Redlands, Writing Across the Curriculum

Position ID:University of Redlands-WAC-JOHNANDLINDASEITERCHAIROFWRITING [#14728]
Position Title: John and Linda Seiter Chair of Writing
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Redlands, California 92373-0999, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Psychology
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Appl Deadline:2019/12/06 (posted 2019/09/19, listed until 2019/12/06)
Position Description:    

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Redlands welcomes applications for the John and Linda Seiter Chair of Writing, to begin in September 2020. This is a tenure-track, open rank appointment with an open field of disciplinary/interdisciplinary specialty. The successful candidate will teach three courses per year and direct the College-wide writing curriculum. Responsibilities include: (1) developing resources and activities designed to train, mentor, and advise College faculty in writing pedagogy and curricular design; (2) teaching undergraduate writing-intensive courses in an area of interest; (3) working with faculty and staff to administer all aspects of the College-wide Writing Program; and 4) engaging in scholarly research, advising, and service to the College and University.

Candidates may be appointed in a range of College departments and interdisciplinary programs (a listing of College majors and minors can be found at

The University of Redlands is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Applicants are asked to submit a Statement on Diversity and Inclusion that identifies their strengths and experiences in accomplishing curricular goals with students who have diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Applicants from historically under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Redlands is a liberal arts and professional institution located in Southern California, sixty miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in a town of 70,000. The student population reflects the diverse demographics of the region. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast, and 45 minutes from Palm Springs.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D or advanced degree, with expertise and at least three years leadership experience in a college writing program. Research expertise in the scholarship of writing pedagogy and experience in working collaboratively with faculty to build effective writing programs are essential qualifications. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching writing to students from diverse backgrounds is strongly desired.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1200 East Colton Avenue
PO Box 3080
Redlands, CA 92373-0999

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