Director, Sweetland Center for Writing

University of Michigan - Sweetland Center for Writing
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Sep 10, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Michigan is searching for a new faculty director of the Sweetland Center for Writing. The new director will be an outstanding scholar, teacher, and administrator, who qualifies for a tenured faculty appointment in a relevant department at the rank of associate or full professor. Candidates will possess a record of innovative and collaborative leadership experience, as well as a distinguished record of research and teaching in writing studies, rhetoric, digital and multimodal composition, English and education, or a related field. The directorship is a five-year renewable appointment.

Application review will begin September 28, 2018 for an expected start date of July 1, 2019 for the directorship and 9/1/2019 for the tenure-track appointment. This is a university-year appointment. Applicants must submit a detailed letter describing their qualifications for and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae (including names and addresses of three references), and a sample publication (not to exceed 25 pages) at . The College of Literature, Science, & the Arts is committed to the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage applicants to comment on how their research, teaching, and/or administrative experience will enhance our efforts to support these values and the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.