The School of Education Faculty Positions

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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.

Commitment to Inclusion

As reflected in our mission, the School of Education (SoE) is dedicated to equity and inclusion. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, we are guided by six core values: truth, love, respect, opportunity, excellence, and service. St. John's is committed to welcoming and celebrating the worth and diversity of all individuals. To this end, the SoE supports anti-racist policies and practices. 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. We prepare educators, scholars, and other professionals to advocate for equitable social change.

Division/Department Information

The Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership (DAIL) in The School of Education at St. John's University invites applicants to apply for a tenure track position at the rank of Associate Professor with a primary focus on teaching, scholarship, and service in the fields of Educational and Instructional Leadership. Duties associated with this position include: 1) teaching graduate courses across DAIL programs, 2) advising and mentoring doctoral students, 3) engaging in research, scholarly writing, and grant work, and 4) serve on program, department, school, and university committees, when appropriate. Faculty are expected to teach at all NY locations and online. Qualifications Ideal applicants will have earned doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or a related field. They will have evidence of successful leadership at K-12 and/or university levels; university-level teaching experience; and a demonstrated record of scholarship. They should have a research agenda that relates to educational or instructional leadership and school improvement. Expertise in quantitative research methods is preferred. Candidates will have a proven track-record of research with peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. The successful candidate will be able to teach graduate courses via in-person, online, and hybrid settings and utilize technology as an educational tool. As metropolitan university who serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings and whose work demonstrates a dedication to equity and inclusion.

To apply, click here  St. John's University - Tenure Track Associate Professor of Educational and Instructional Leadership. Please submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda.

Application deadline is September 30, 2021

Click here to view the St. John's Faculty Brochure

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 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, anti-racism, 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.

An inclusive, equitable, anti-racist, and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our mission. Therefore, the School of Education is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity, including our capacity for preparing educators, scholars, and other professionals who advocate for equitable social change.

Duties and Responsibilities

The person selected for this position will:

  • Facilitate and teach courses in the Ph.D. in the Literacy program
  • Serve as a dissertation mentor and reader
  • Manage and develop doctoral programs and supporting activities
  • Advise students and assist with registration concerns
  • Conduct research and/or other scholarly activities
  • Support Ph.D. recruiting events and marketing efforts
  • Serve on department, division, and university committees and in faculty governance
  • Develop new program initiatives to increase effectiveness and growth
  • Prepare course schedules and assigning instructors
  • Recruit adjunct faculty members
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the program, write End of Year reports, serve with the assessment committee of the School of Education, and contribute to accreditation reviews
  • Screen student applications
  • Assist in the verification of student graduation qualifications
  • Administer Comprehensive Exams in collaboration with program faculty
  • Organize dissertation committees and recruiting expert reviewers
  • Respond to student concerns and advocating for student success
  • Ensure equitability in admissions, instruction, and mentorship

Qualifications

Requires a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Literacy Education or a related field; evidence of scholarly activity; teaching experience related to addressing the literacy needs of all children, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Preference may be given for at least three years of teaching experience in schools including the teaching of reading; evidence of experience working on diversity initiatives; clinical experience with children who have reading difficulties; evidence that demonstrates operational knowledge and use of effective instructional practices at all levels of teaching; experience with on-line teaching and learning; experience in teaching writing instruction and/or elementary literacy methods; and/or evidence of engagement in professional leadership activities. As a metropolitan university that serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Banner, Slate, and Canvas

Click the following link to apply St. John's University - Tenure Track Associate Professor . Submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda.

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 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, anti-racism, 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.

An inclusive, equitable, anti-racist, and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our mission. Therefore, the School of Education is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity, including our capacity for preparing educators, scholars, and other professionals who advocate for equitable social change.

Duties and Responsibilities

The person selected for this position will:

  • Teach four courses each semester, split between the TESOL and Special Education programs with a focus upon linguistics and pedagogy and practice for English learners, (PreK-12) in various education settings.
  • Advising students and ensuring that they are informed of the requirements of their program.
  • Mentoring TESOL and Special Education graduate students to excel in the fields of TESOL, Bilingual and Special Education.
  • Participating in meetings and service to the School of Education and the University.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants will have a doctoral degree in TESOL/Bilingual Education with expertise in Special Education and linguistics or a related field. They will have evidence of successful experience teaching English learners at PreK-12 levels. As a metropolitan university that serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings.

Click the following link to apply St. John's University - Tenure Track Assistant Professor. Submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda.

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.