College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Open Positions

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

Division/Department Information

Department of Clinical Health Professions within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

The Department has 59 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members with clinical specialties in clinical pharmacy, physician assistant studies, radiologic science, clinical laboratory science, and the newly established physical therapy. The Department offers Doctor of Pharmacy, M.S. in Physician Assistant, B.S. in Radiologic Science, B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science, and newly established Doctor of Physical Therapy program.


The Department of Clinical Health Professions is seeking applications for 2 (two) twelve-month, tenure track Assistant Professor positions to teach within the newly established entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Primary teaching responsibilities include neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary/vascular, or integumentary system content. Additional teaching responsibilities are possible in areas of clinical or academic expertise. All department faculty participate in department, college and university service, and scholarly activity. The ideal candidate would have a commitment to excellence in teaching and work well in an interdisciplinary, team-oriented environment.   


Candidates must hold an earned academic doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Sc.) and/or DPT degree. Board Certification is preferred. Candidates must be a currently licensed physical therapist in any United States jurisdiction and eligible for NY State licensure. Prior teaching, research, and scholarly activity in a CAPTE-accredited Physical Therapy academic program is preferred.

Application Process

All applications must be submitted online via the following link . A complete application must consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short description of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process.   

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Programs
St. John’s University
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

St. John’s University is establishing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences which will expand upon the College’s current offerings in the health professions. We invite applications and nominations for a new and exciting position of Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Programs. This is a full time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate/Full Professor that also holds an administrative appointment related to the leadership and administration of the planned nursing programs. This position is located on our Queens Campus.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, the Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Programs will have a unique opportunity to design and launch the BSN Program from the ground up and, consistent with all academic majors in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences become known for educating top clinicians in the profession who are prepared to practice in clinical, teaching and research environments, both nationally and internationally.  The University will provide excellent resources in support of the program which include multiple faculty lines and a complete curriculum and syllabi, construction and renovation of space to accommodate the program, along with plans to build a state-of-the-art simulation lab.  As St. John’s has amassed impressive strategic alliances with leading health care institutions across New York, there is a distinguished clinical network in place to fulfill the requirements of its health profession degree programs. The Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Programs will have the advantage of building upon existing relationships to secure high-quality clinical sites for the program's clinical component.  An integral and identifying characteristic of the BSN program will be an emphasis on preparing students in community health and service to diverse populations which will require a Senior Associate Dean and Faculty with an understanding and appreciation for the Catholic and Vincentian mission of St. John’s University, which incorporates a commitment to equity and inclusion.

For the full position description please click here: Senior Associate Dean for Nursing Programs

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The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To ensure full consideration, please submit online your curricula vitae, a letter of interest that addresses your qualifications, management and leadership philosophy and a list of four professional references by March 27, 2020.  All inquiries and applications will be received and evaluated in confidence.   

Nominators and prospective candidates are welcome to contact Joy Yablonsky, Executive Search Consultant, Armington Recruiting LLC, [email protected], 215-934-1386