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. Initial interviews to be held at MLA or on campus. 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