Apply to the Graduate Writing Service

You are here

Graduate Writing Service Logo

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS, POST-DOCS, AND FACULTY

knight.as.cornell.edu/gws

___________________________________________________________________________

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines is seeking 

graduate students to work as peer writing tutors at the Graduate Writing Service.

___________________________________________________________________________

Graduate Writing Service tutors are experienced writers and teachers of writing from multiple disciplines. Tutors are available weekdays and evenings to work with Cornell graduate students, post-docs, and faculty to refine and develop strategies for drafting and revising writing projects and teaching materials of all kinds:

  • dissertation chapters, seminar papers, research proposals, grant applications, conference presentations, professional articles
  • job letters, teaching philosophies
  • teaching materials (syllabi, writing assignments & lesson plans), and responding to student writing

___________________________________________________________________________

Job Description

  • GWS tutors typically work 5 hours per week. (Tutors set their own hours.)

    • Tutors can choose to meet with writers face to face on campus. (Office space is available.)
    • Tutors can choose to hold tutoring sessions online – via digital conference or synchronic, text-based discussion. 
    • Tutors can choose to tutor electronically (eTutor) and provide written feedback on the drafts that writers submit online.
  • Tutors are expected to attend one-hour monthly staff/professional development meetings. 
  • Tutors earn $16.00/per hour.

How to Apply

  • Prerequisites: Enrolled status, experience teaching or tutoring and/or successful completion of WRIT 7100 or WRIT 7101.
  • Materials: Submit a CV and letter of interest detailing relevant employment or coursework to Dr. Tracy Hamler Carrick (tracyhcarrick@cornell.edu).
  • Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

knight.as.cornell.edu/gws
write@knight
#writelikeabear