The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

Open Positions

THE LESLEY H. AND WILLIAM L. COLLINS COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
TENURE TRACK APPOINTMENT
DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES AND HOMELAND SECURITY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants a full-time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, commencing September 1, 2021.

The Institution St. John’s University, 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. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu

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.

The College The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 28 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps

The Division The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security has a dynamic practitioner/academic faculty and provides the following relevant programs: an American Bar Association approved paralegal program, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security majors and minors at the undergraduate level and two graduate programs, including a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership and an innovative Doctor of Professional Studies (DPS) in Homeland Security. Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, team membership, leadership and employability readiness. For more information about the Division, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/criminal-justice-legal-studies-and-homeland-security.

Responsibilities:

The Division is looking for candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs and provide leadership and curricular programming in the Homeland Security Simulation Center. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching using simulations software and techniques for real data analysis, both face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. The Homeland Security Simulation Center will offer student opportunities to apply coursework learning to realistic situations they may face. Candidates engage primarily in teaching and will support core and elective courses for a diverse array of students. Our faculty engage in professional and program development and assessment and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including consultation, presentations, research and writing for the academic or professional community are expected. Student advisement and active participation in departmental and college events, academic assessment, and committees will be required.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have a doctorate in criminal justice, homeland security or a related and relevant discipline. Candidates possessing a J.D. who have gained admittance to a state bar association are invited to apply as well. Candidates who possess professional practitioner experience in Criminal Justice or Homeland Security disciplines are preferred. Research-based teaching experience at the university level is required. Course specific interest or expertise is welcome.

Preference will be given to candidates who can support the growth of masters and doctoral programs and provide leadership and curricular programming in the new simulation and homeland security labs. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching, use simulation software and techniques for real time data analyses, and be comfortable teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modes of course delivery. Additional elements of knowledge of emergency management, global security dynamics and issues, legal issues, cyber security, forensic science, forensic psychology, investigative services, data mining, information assurance, and/or predictive analytics are welcome. Candidates must show evidence of teaching excellence, professional and scholarly activity, student engagement and a strong commitment to service.

Application Process:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please click here to submit your letter of interest and CV online. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions about the position may be directed via email to Dr. Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg, Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security.

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.

THE LESLEY H. AND WILLIAM L. COLLINS COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
TENURE TRACK APPOINTMENT
DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES AND HOMELAND SECURITY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LEGAL STUDIES

The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, commencing September 1, 2021. The successful applicant will teach in the undergraduate Legal Studies Program.

The Institution St. John’s University, 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. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu.

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.

The College The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 28 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps.

The Division The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security has a dynamic practitioner/academic faculty and provides the following relevant programs: an American Bar Association approved paralegal program, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security majors and minors at the undergraduate level and two graduate programs, including a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership and an innovative Doctor of Professional Studies (DPS) in Homeland Security. Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, team membership, leadership and employability readiness. For more information about the Division, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/criminal-justice-legal-studies-and-homeland-security.

The Program:

The successful applicant will teach in the undergraduate Legal Studies Program. The Legal Studies Program teaches the foundational skills of effective reading of primary legal texts and of legal research, writing and analysis. And, the Legal Studies Program teaches the knowledge of the law and of legal procedure that is necessary for entry-level work in law-related fields. The Legal Studies Program offers four program options, a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree, a minor and a certificate. Each of these options is an American Bar Association-approved paralegal education program. For more information about the Legal Studies Program, see the Legal Studies bachelor’s degree webpage here: https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/legal-studies-bachelor-science.

Responsibilities:

This is a teaching-intensive position (9-12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions. Research productivity is important, but secondary to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, and other student engagement activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be licensed attorneys and must have several years of practical experience as licensed attorneys. Candidates must have the potential to conduct scholarly legal research. Such potential can be demonstrated through prior academic publications, prior federal clerkship or state court attorney experience or through prior complex litigation brief writing experience. And, the candidate must have the self-awareness and humility necessary to successfully transition from their current practice environment to the very different environment of teaching law at the undergraduate level.

The ideal candidate will be able to support the following activities of the Program: (i) the teaching of legal research, writing and analysis, (ii) the offering of substantive legal courses in a variety of practice areas, (iii) and the advisement of students, including with respect to law school and internships. The ideal candidate will also have prior teaching experience, will be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, and will be willing to teach both in person and online.

Application Process:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV online via this link. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions about the position may be directed via email to Dr. Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg, Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security.

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 and a background check.

The Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science seeks adjunct faculty candidates to teach a wide range of courses in their undergraduate Cybersecurity program and graduate program in Cyber and Information Security. Courses include Fundamentals in Cybersecurity, Network Security, Cyber Threats and Detection, Protection of Digital Infrastructure and Intrusion and Detection Analysis. Rank and salary are based on education level, the quality and quantity of relevant industry experience, and the quality and quantity of college teaching experience.

The Institution St. John’s University, 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. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu

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.

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 28 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps

The Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science delivers undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Healthcare Informatics and Networking and graduate programs in Computer Science, Data Science and Cyber and Information Security. For more information about the Division, please visit this page.

Qualifications

For all ranks, a master’s degree in the discipline or a related field is required. At the instructor level, relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is preferred. At the assistant professor level, relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is required. At the associate professor level, extensive relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is required, and an earned doctorate in a related field is preferred. At the full professor level, extensive relevant industry experience, extensive college teaching experience, and an earned doctorate in a related field is required.

Experience using Canvas or comparable learning management software (LMS) is preferred, as is experience delivering content remotely via Web Ex, Zoom, or comparable web conferencing platform. To teach asynchronous online courses, extensive experience teaching asynchronous online courses using Canvas at the university level is required.

Responsibilities

Adjunct faculty work under the direct supervision of the Division Chair. Once assigned a course or courses, they are expected to:

  • Prepare and distribute to students a course outline in accordance with the course syllabus.
     
  • Develop instructional materials (lectures, readings, assignments, exams, projects, etc.) that will achieve the learning outcomes as stated in the course syllabus.
     
  • Evaluate student performance throughout the semester and provide periodic and constructive feedback to students in a reasonable amount of time.
     
  • Be available to engage with students outside the classroom by email, phone, web conferencing, or face-to-face meetings.
     
  • Evaluate student performance and post final grades for each student within the timeframe required by the Provost’s Office and be available for two weeks after the semester concludes to discuss final grades with students by email or phone.
     
  • Promptly respond to requests for information before, during, and after the course as required by the Division Chair and the CCPS Dean’s Office.

Application Process

Please submit your CV and letter of interest via this link.

When appropriate course openings occur for which you are qualified, the Division Chairperson will reach out to you to schedule an interview. Please do not contact the Division Chairperson, Division Secretary, or the CCPS Deans Office regarding adjunct faculty hiring.

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.