TT Advanced Assistant/Associate Prof of English, WPA

Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure-track Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of English and Director of Core Writing (WPA).  Based in the Department of English, the Director is expected to play an exciting role in the development and implementation of a Writing Across the Curriculum Program, pending faculty approval of a proposed general education curriculum revision.  The Director will oversee the English Department’s Core writing courses, and work in partnership with the University’s Center for Academic Excellence on faculty development and curricular initiatives consistent with the University’s strategic academic plan. Salary is dependent on qualifications and professional experience. The Director will have a reduced teaching load and the aid of an Assistant Director of Core Writing.   For more information on the English Department, please visit:


Application Process -- Application review will begin November 1, 2016.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.  For the full position description and application instructions visit


Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically underrepresented groups. The university will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.