Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233253-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of English seeks an outstanding and energetic administrator/teacher to serve as a Faculty Associate in the UW-Madison Writing Center, with specialization in Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MA, MS, required; PhD (preferred), in English, composition and rhetoric, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience (during graduate studies or beyond) teaching college-level writing and two years of experience teaching in a writing center and/or working with a writing across the curriculum program; demonstrated excellence as a writing teacher and tutor; strong leadership and administrative skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong initiative and work ethic; and outstanding interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with undergraduates, graduate students, academic staff, and faculty across the disciplines.

Additional Information:

Additional desired skill areas include experience with providing accessible Writing Center experiences for students with disabilities; writing center and writing across the curriculum research; and knowledge and practice of the scholarship of teaching and learning.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply for the position(s) at: https://jobs.wisc.edu ; Search for (PVL 233253). Applicants will be required to upload the following documents: 1) A current CV; 2) A detailed letter of interest that includes writing center administrative strengths and teaching background; 3) Name and contact information for three references.

For questions about the position, contact Emily Hall ( ebhall@wisc.edu ) or Nancy Linh Karls ( nkarls@wisc.edu ). For assured consideration, please submit application materials by the posted deadline date.

UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and the department encourages under-represented minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check will be required prior to start of employment.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Apr 29 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 13 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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