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Tenure-track, First-Year Writing, St. John's University, Queens, NY

St. John's University invites applications for a tenure-track writing faculty position housed in the University's Institute for Core Studies. This position is for our Queens campus and, pending final budgetary approval, will start late August 2010. Candidates will teach 3-3 loads of first-year composition and be part of the Institute for Writing Studies (for information visit www.stjohns.edu/iws.) Other duties include attending orientation and assessment workshops, participating in weekly meetings, and participating in program committees.

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Adjunct Positions Available: St. John's University, New York City, First-Year Writing Program

Adjunct Teaching Positions Available
St. John's University / Queens, NY
First-Year Writing Program

The First-Year Writing program invites qualified applicants to submit a c.v. and 1 page statement of teaching philosophy if they would like to be considered for part-time positions to teach our first-year writing course, ENG 1000c. All of our courses meet only one or two days a week (Mon/Thur or Tue/Fri).

Director First-Year Writing, St. John's U, Institute for Writing Studies (Asst or Assoc Prof)

Last year St. John's University created the Institute for Writing Studies, a multimillion dollar facility housing the University's first First-Year Writing program, new Writing Centers on two campuses, and the University's first Writing Across the Curriculum program. The result is a newly formed community of dedicated writing specialists where all faculty, undergraduate Writing Center consultants, and graduate students are invited to participate in the organic development of this growing, multifaceted program.

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First-Year Writing Instructors

The Department of English at St. John's University invites applications for full-time writing faculty to teach first-year writing, beginning August 2007. These are contract positions, renewable annually for a total of seven years; faculty receive full benefits and competitive salaries. Candidates will work closely with existing writing faculty, with the Director of the Institute for Writing Studies, and Writing Center Directors. Teaching responsibilities include a 3/3 load. Qualifications: doctorate or terminal degree with primary or secondary area in composition preferred. The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

The Department of English at St. John's University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor of English, beginning August 2007, to design and direct the University's first Writing Across the Curriculum program. The candidate will work with the Director of the Institute for Writing Studies and Writing Center Directors to design workshops and WAC/WID initiatives throughout the University; develop University-wide assessment projects; create a Writing Fellows program; and create writing and rhetoric courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Director, Writing Center

The Department of English at St. John's University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor, beginning August 2007, to direct one of the University's two Writing Centers. The candidate will work closely with the existing Writing Center Director and the Director of the Institute for Writing Studies, as well as with first-year writing faculty. Teaching responsibilities include a 1/1 load. Qualifications: doctorate in composition and rhetoric; administrative Writing Center experience; assessment experience preferred. The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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First-Year Writing Faculty, St. John's University

Position Announcements

Full-time Writing Faculty to teach first-year composition.

St. John's University invites applications for contract faculty positions on our campuses in Queens and Staten Island, New York to begin late August 2006. These are full-time, non-tenure-track positions, renewable annually up to six times for a total of seven years. Faculty receive the same medical and dental benefits as tenure-track faculty. Salaries are contingent upon teaching experience and degrees, but will generally be in the low-50k range for candidates with doctorates, and in the mid-40k range for candidates without.

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