St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Positions

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

The Department of Biological Sciences at the Queens campus of St. John’s University located in New York City is seeking applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the area of Genetics. This is a broadly defined position under the genetics umbrella with consideration for research utilizing any organism in areas such as genetics, genomics, evolutionary genetics, evolution of development, bioinformatics, medical genetics, and related disciplines. We are seeking a highly collaborative colleague who can engage with faculty and students from wide biological disciplines and backgrounds. We have an active faculty with most having NIH or NSF funded research programs. Additionally, many of our faculty maintain collaborations with colleagues at surrounding institutions, such as Columbia University, New York University, and the New York Botanical Garden. The Department of Biological Sciences, with roughly 1000 undergraduate B.S. students, is the largest department on campus. We also maintain robust M.S. and Ph.D. programs. More information about the department can be found here: https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/biological-sciences

Responsibilities

We anticipate this position to begin in Fall 2022. We aim to support our successful candidate in establishing an extramurally funded research program. They will also be expected to mentor and teach undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. students in their research area. Finally, we strongly encourage them to become engaged with efforts on campus to expand diversity and inclusion in our curriculum, student support, and professional development.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have a PhD or other graduate degree in a biological field. Ideal candidates will have postdoctoral research experience and a strong record of research accomplishments.

Application Process

To apply visit: St. John's University - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Genetics . Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, diversity & inclusion statement, teaching philosophy, and complete contact information for three professional references online. The diversity and inclusion statement should address how the candidate plans to support an inclusive, anti-racist, and equitable environment in their research and teaching.

Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information contact: Dianella Howarth, Professor and Chair of Biological Sciences, [email protected].

Click here to view our SJU 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, 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 the St. John’s College of Arts and Sciences at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in Fall 2021. Founded in 1870, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (SJC) is the foundation of and oldest division at St. John’s University. For more information visit https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers a master’s program of Criminology & Justice to a diverse body of students as well as undergraduate and graduate M.A. level programs in Sociology, and undergraduate programs in Anthropology and Social Work. 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; moreover, faculty is committed to antiracist scholarship and practices. For more information about the department, visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/sociology-and-anthropology

The Criminology & Justice M.A. program at St. John’s has a global, critical, and interdisciplinary perspective. Combining theory and practical application, the program is invested in develop students’ critical thinking and analytical skills necessary for further graduate study, research or teaching, policy research and practice, and employment in government departments, criminal justice agencies, legal settings, and nonprofit organizations. Alumni of the program hold positions in a variety of professional arenas and attend top tier doctoral programs and law schools. The program has been actively committed to supporting the University’s mission locally, regionally and globally. For more information about the MA in Criminology & Justice, visit https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/criminology-and-justice-master-arts

Responsibilities

As a tenure-track Assistant Professor, the new hire is expected to maintain an active record of publications and scholarship, teach a variety of Criminology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, advise students, and contribute to the continued growth of the Criminology & Justice Program and the development of the department.

Qualifications

Applicants for the tenure-track Assistant Professor position should hold a PhD in Criminology or Sociology from an accredited institution at the time of appointment (Fall 2021). The areas of expertise are open, with preference for the following areas: Critical Race Criminology, Decolonization Criminology, Feminist Criminology, Convict Criminology, Restorative Justice & Peacemaking Criminology, Green Criminology, and/or Elite Crime. A demonstrated record of research and publications, and a genuine interest in teaching, student mentoring and service are preferred.

Application Process

For full consideration please submit the following application materials via the link provided by February 22nd: https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218697&version=1&source=university (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) a representative publication or writing sample, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a statement on diversity and inclusivity.

Additionally, two letters of reference should be sent directly by recommenders via email to Dr. Villalon at [email protected] indicating in the subject “Letter of Reference for NAME OF APPLICANT” also by February 22nd.

Click here to view our St. John's University 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, 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 Department of Philosophy seeks to fill a one-year, full-time position of Assistant Professor, Philosophy beginning September 2021. 4/4 teaching load. Applicants must have a PhD in hand in Philosophy and evidence of successful teaching of core courses in Philosophy.

Areas of Specialization: Whitehead, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Physics, Metaphysics

Areas of Competence: Business Ethics, Women's Studies, Psychoanalysis, Nietzsche

Please submit your letter of interest and CV online by February 1st via the following link: https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218695&version=1&source=university

Letter of recommendations will be requested further along in the 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.

The Institution

St. John’s was 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 or tenure track 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 with undergraduate and master’s research students, 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 introductory general chemistry courses. A successful applicant will support our vision that academic excellence requires a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 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 Analytical Chemistry or a related analytical discipline. The qualified candidate will have a proven record of research accomplishments in analytical chemistry or a 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.

Application Process 

Please submit your letter of intent, curriculum vitae, research proposal, diversity & inclusion statement, and teaching philosophy online via this link Assistant Professor Analytical Chemistry. 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, antiracist 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]. An anonymous webinar will be held at 6:00 P.M. (EST) on Wednesday September 15th to describe the position and the application process, contact [email protected] for streaming information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and they should be received by October 1, 2021 to guarantee full consideration. Applications from and nominations of women and underrepresented candidates are encouraged (nominations may be sent to [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.