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. Teaching responsibilities include a 1/1 load. Qualifications: doctorate in composition and rhetoric; administrative WAC experience; assessment experience. The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We interview at MLA. Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Derek Owens, Institute for Writing Studies, St. Augustine Hall 150, St. John's University, Queens, NY 11439, attn: Dorothy Bukay. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities. No email applications, please. For more information visit