St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Science

Open Positions

ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY
JOHN’S COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

Part Time Faculty Position

Institute for Core Studies (ICS)  

We invite applications for an adjunct part-time faculty member to teach First Year Writing at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. In this course, students work within a community of writers to generate ideas, read texts through the lens of a working writer, access and interrogate sources of information, and create/revise multimodal texts. Candidates need experience teaching and knowledge of composition theory and pedagogy. Ph.D.’s and MFA’s preferred.

Please submit your letter of application and CV via this link -  https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218402&version=1&source=university

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.

Part Time Faculty, Institute for Core Studies

We invite applications for positions to teach Scientific Inquiry, a core course designed for non-science majors. Candidates need a science Ph.D., Ed. D. in science education, or an M.S. degree with teaching experience.

Send letter of application and CV to:

Dr. Robert Pecorella, Director of the Institute for Core Studies, St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Bent Hall 273, Queens, New York, 11439

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. 

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty
Department: Chemistry

The Chemistry Department at St. John's University in Queens, NY is inviting applications for adjunct faculty positions to teach general and organic chemistry lectures, recitations and laboratories.  The positions require either a M.S., or a Ph.D., preferred, in chemistry.  Applicants should demonstrate a deep commitment to teaching and close interaction with students from diverse backgrounds, a record of successful undergraduate teaching, and experience with an online learning management system and classroom response systems is a plus.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and teaching philosophy, and the names of three references.  

https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218296&version=1&source=SJU

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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, 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 

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in St. John’s College offers a major and a minor in Anthropology to a diverse body of students as well as undergraduate and graduate M.A. level programs in Sociology and Criminology.  We have fourteen full-time faculty members along with a qualified pool of instructors who teach the Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology courses.  The Department’s faculty are highly devoted to students while maintaining an active research agenda and presence in the regional, national and international academic community.  The Anthropology program at St. John’s has a global, critical and applied perspective. It offers one-on-one mentoring for each one of its majors, including the completion of a Senior Research Thesis in anthropology and other High Impact Practices. The program is invested in enhancing student retention and graduation rates by offering a broad range of courses that span the humanities, social and natural sciences.  It is focused on teaching applicable research and analytical skills so students are ready to move smoothly and successfully between academia and the workplace. Students from the major attend top tier graduate programs and have been awarded prestigious fellowships and scholarships. There are plans to create a new Master’s Degree in Applied Anthropology, too.  The program and its faculty are also active in contributing to other interdisciplinary programs such as the Ozanam Scholars, the M.A. in Global Development and Social Justice, and the University’s core curriculum. The program has been actively committed to supporting the University’s mission locally, regionally and globally. 

Responsibilities

As tenure-track Assistant Professor, the new hire will be responsible for teaching a wide-range of Anthropology courses, advise students and contribute to developing a new M.A. program, while actively doing research to build their portfolio towards tenure. 

Qualifications

Applicants for the tenure-track Assistant Professor position should hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment (Fall 2019).  We are looking for applicants within the area of Biocultural Medical Anthropology. Geographic area is open. Preference will be given to candidates with applied fieldwork experience. Candidates should have a promising record of scholarship and publications, and a genuine interest in both service and student mentoring.

Application Process

Send letter of application, CV, writing samples, a brief research plan and statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of 3 references.  For full consideration please submit your materials by January 1, 2019.

To apply click here https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218486&version=1&source=university   

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, 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

The Department of Biological Sciences at St. John’s University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of (i) microbiology or (ii) genetics/developmental biology, with preference for a neuroscientist who works with drosophila or C. elegans. The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree plus postdoctoral experience, and will be expected to develop externally funded research program and mentor graduate and undergraduate research students.  The candidate will teach on a rotating basis in our Fundamentals of Biology course and an upper level/graduate course in his/her specialty.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement of research and teaching interests to Dr. A. Vancura at [email protected]. All documents should be submitted as a single pdf file. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent as an e-mail attachment to the same email address. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.

St. John’s University in Queens, New York, invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position to teach our Intro Typography and Senior Design courses for Fall 2019. Typography is a sophomore level course is part of the Graphic Design (BFA) program and focuses developing hierarchy skills working with large amounts of text. Senior Design is the capstone course in the Graphic Design major. Students work on a series of related projects throughout the semester. Both classes meet two times per week on Tuesdays and Fridays from September through mid-December. Prior teaching experience at the college level and an MFA in Graphic Design is preferred.

To apply visit https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218527&version=1&source=university

Please include a cover letter, CV, a professional portfolio and examples of student work with your application.

Two letters of reference should be sent to Prof. Belenna Lauto, Chairperson, Department of Art and Design at [email protected]

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

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.

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. 

Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology has 28 full-time faculty who serve a large Undergraduate Program and four graduate programs; Ph.D. Clinical, Psy.D School, MS School and MA General Psychology.  The faculty are gender balanced (15 women and 13 men) and diverse on many dimensions.  There are roughly 500 undergraduate majors and 160 graduate students active in the department each year.  For additional information please visit: https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/psychology

Responsibilities

We are seeking applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position for the School Psychology programs. A successful applicant will have expertise in Consultation and Collaboration as evidenced by a record of scholarly publications and presentations. They will be able to teach at both the Graduate and Undergraduate level and will demonstrate the ability to engage both graduate and undergraduate students in research, mentor doctoral dissertations, and submit applications for external funding of research and/or teaching. 

Qualifications

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Psychology from an APA-accredited program, evidence of an ongoing program of research, commitment to teaching, and potential to attract external funding, and licensed/licensed eligible to practice as a Psychologist in NY.

Commitment to Diversity

St John’s has a highly diverse student body on many dimensions including race, ethnicity, culture, religion, and gender identity.  Applicants who are committed to including issues of diversity in their research and teaching and who are themselves from groups that are underrepresented in academia are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application 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.

To be guaranteed full consideration applications should be received by October 1. Interested applicants should send: a letter of interest that addresses their teaching philosophy and program of research, C.V., copies of peer-reviewed publications, and three letters of reference. All materials except the reference letters  should be submitted online via the following link:  https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218572&version=1&source=university

The letters of reference (sent as attachments) and inquiries about the position should be submitted via e-mail to: William F. Chaplin, Ph.D., Chair of Psychology, [email protected] .  Letters MUST be sent directly by the recommender.

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

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies includes twenty-one full-time faculty members.  We serve undergraduate students in the boroughs of Queens and Staten Island in New York City and on the university’s global campuses.  We offer a Master of Arts in Theology on our Queens campus and online.  Our faculty members embrace the teacher-scholar ideal, maintaining active research agendas while delivering excellent instruction in the classroom.  Over the years, several of our faculty members have been selected to participate in nationally competitive summer workshops on teaching sponsored by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religious Studies.  Our faculty publish widely across of range a of sub-disciplines in theology and religious studies.  They participate actively in the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Theological Society of America, College Theology Society, and the Society of Christian Ethics.  In 2016, the Department secured a grant of nearly $600,000 from the Lilly Foundation to establish the Vincentian Summer Leadership Institute, a summer program that brings high school students for a weeklong residential experience of service and theological education.  

Responsibilities

We seek a scholar with strong interest and ability in undergraduate teaching, a specialization in Religions of South or East Asia, able to teach courses on Hinduism and/or Buddhism.  Course load (3-3) would include introductory courses and more specialized offerings.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree in theology or religious studies by the time of the hire, show evidence of effective teaching experience, demonstrate a strong capacity to pursue an active research and publishing agenda, and be committed to the university’s Roman Catholic and Vincentian mission.

Application Process 

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

Please submit your letter of application and resume online via the following link https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218573&version=1&source=university.  Separately, have three confidential letters of reference emailed directly to Christopher Vogt at [email protected].     

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, 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

The Department of Chemistry at the Queens campus of St. John's University located in New York City is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty member in the field of Analytical Chemistry at the rank of assistant professor to begin in fall 2020.

While the primary focus is on the undergraduate program, the Department of Chemistry offers both the B.S. and M.S. degrees.  We have twelve tenured faculty members all of whom maintain active research and scholarly activities. The department graduates about twenty ACS-certified B.S. chemistry majors and five M.S. students per year. There is an active ACS-student Chapter and seminar program with weekly meetings. The department is well equipped with modern instrumentation, including a 400 MHz NMR, ICP, GC-MS, GC-FID, UV-vis, fluorescence, LC-MS, HPLC, and FTIR instruments. More information about the Department can be found at  https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/chemistry

Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be expected to: i) develop an independent and vigorous research program, ii) demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, iii) engage in service to the University and community.  Teaching will primarily be in undergraduate and graduate courses in analytical chemistry along with general chemistry. In your application letter we encourage you to address how you would be successful in these areas.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry.  The qualified candidate will have a proven record of research accomplishments in analytical chemistry or a closely related field, including post-doctoral research, industrial, or equivalent experiences. The development of a research program involving undergraduate and master's degree students is expected and strongly supported.  The candidate will have an ability to teach and develop courses in the analytical chemistry discipline. A successful applicant will support our vision that academic excellence requires a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Application Process 

Please submit your letter of intent, curriculum vitae, research proposal, diversity & inclusion statement, and teaching philosophy online via the following link: https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218575&version=1&source=university. Research proposals from related disciplines to analytical chemistry should explain how their plans overlap with the analytical discipline. The diversity and inclusion statement should address how the candidate plans to support an inclusive and equitable environment in their teaching, research, and/or service.  Please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Joseph Serafin at [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and they should be received by October 1, 2019 to guarantee full consideration. Applications from and nominations of women and underrepresented candidates are highly encouraged (nominations may be sent to: Joseph Serafin [email protected]).  

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.

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

History / St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/history

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The Department of History at St. John's University is seeking applications for the position of African-American history at the rank of Assistant Professor for its Queens campus beginning September 1, 2020. The candidate must have a Ph.D. and will teach specialized history electives, survey-level courses, graduate seminars, and contribute to Ph.D., Masters, and Africana Studies programs.

Application Process

Submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, teaching statement or portfolio via the following link https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218588&version=1&source=university.  Separately, please have three confidential letters of reference emailed to [email protected] by November 1, 2019. For any questions, contact Prof. Nerina Rustomji, [email protected].

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, 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. 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The M.A. Museum Administration program invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position teaching “The Museum As Learning Environment” in the spring 2020 semester. This 3-credit graduate class—which meets on Monday nights from 5-7 pm on our Queens campus—introduces students to theories/practices of museum education & interpretation. Professional experience and/or Ph.D. required.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and current c.v. through this link - https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218592&version=1&source=university

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, 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. 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The M.A. Museum Administration program invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position teaching “The History of Museums and Collecting” this spring 2020 semester This 3-credit graduate class meets on Wednesday nights from 5-7 pm on our Queens campus. Professional experience and/or Ph.D. required.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and current c.v. online through this link - https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218591&version=1&source=university

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.