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; 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 First Year Seminar Program within the Department of Core Studies is seeking applications for a one-year contract faculty position to teach First Year Seminar to a diverse undergraduate population. All St. John’s University students are required to take First Year Seminar, and the program’s faculty are responsible for designing and teaching the curriculum for this course. Faculty design their own courses, which are connected to a shared theme (currently New York City) and by a shared set of learning objectives.

Our faculty incorporate high impact practices such as Academic Service-Learning with community partners and experiential learning in the form of three field-based learning excursions with each class throughout the semester. The candidate will join a program committed to inclusive pedagogical practices. The DCS is eager to attract candidates who represent the rich diversity of the students and communities we are proud to serve in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, we seek candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.   

Responsibilities 

The position entails teaching four First Year Seminar courses per semester in person including the designated high-impact practices described above. An active research agenda is suggested but not required.  

Qualifications 

 The successful candidate will have completed at minimum an MA in a range of fields related to the study of New York City by the time of appointment and have significant experience teaching introductory (survey) courses. All candidates should demonstrate teaching excellence and show a commitment to early college students. Preferred qualifications include a record of publication related to pedagogy or the field of expertise and evidence of ongoing research production. We are especially interested in candidates whose pedagogies and research embrace inclusive teaching practices and promote student engagement and belonging in the classroom.

Application Process 

To Apply online:  Submit a letter of inquiry, CV, and a separate diversity statement (approximately 250 words) online by February 23, 2024, via the apply button below. The diversity statement should detail your experience with and commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching. Candidates who are selected for interviews will be required to submit a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.   

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.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $70,000 - $75,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. 

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; 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. 

Program/Department Information

The Department of Chemistry and the Environmental Studies programs on the Queens campus of St. John's University, located in New York City, is seeking applicants for a one-year full-time contract faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, with the possibility of renewal. We are specifically looking for scholars with experience teaching: environmental justice, introduction to sustainability, natural resource management, environmental geography, and general chemistry. The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Studies Programs are eager to attract candidates that represent the rich diversity of the students and communities we are proud to serve in the New York Metropolitan area. 

Responsibilities

The Program/Department is looking for candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate and graduate programs. 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, via face-to-face, online, and hybrid modes. Our faculty engage in professional and program development and assessment, and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including presentations, research, and community engagement are expected. Active participation in university, college, department, and program events and committees are required.  

Qualifications

Candidates should have a terminal degree in environmental science, environmental studies, or chemistry with environmental experience. Teaching and/or research-based teaching experience at the university level is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, and be able to integrate technology into teaching face-to-face, online, and hybrid modalities. 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 apply online here by submitting your letter of interest and CV. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minority populations. 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. Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $70,000 - $71,500. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

The Institution 

St. John’s, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses: international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study-abroad locations worldwide. 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 online programs. 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. Our Vision Statement notes that our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the cornerstone and oldest division of St. John’s University. The College offers three undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although the College has always emphasized the liberal arts tradition, we offer over thirty majors and forty minors in the arts and sciences, with dual degree programs in business and education. The college’s graduate division provides numerous programs leading to master’s and doctorate degrees. St. John’s College serves approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College also teach most courses in the University’s core curriculum, which every St. John’s University undergraduate student takes regardless of college/school or major. For additional information, please visit 
http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences.

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies 

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies includes twenty full-time faculty and over thirty adjunct faculty. We serve undergraduate students in Queens, Staten Island, and on the university’s global campuses, and 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 the 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 a range of theological sub-disciplines. http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences/theology-and-religious-studies.

Responsibilities 

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in comparative religions and/or comparative theologies (with a preference for expertise in Hinduism and/or Buddhist traditions, within a comparative interreligious context) beginning in the fall 2024 semester. We seek a scholar with a strong interest and ability to teach both introductory and specialized courses for a diverse undergraduate student population, with a normal teaching schedule of 3 courses per semester.   

Qualifications 

The candidate may be a specialist in one or more disciplines, including comparative religion or comparative theology, textual or historical studies, ethics, or spirituality. The candidate will possess a doctoral degree in religious studies or theology by the time of the hire, a teaching portfolio demonstrating successful teaching experience in inclusive classroom environments, will demonstrate potential for publication in refereed scholarly journals, and be committed to the university’s Roman Catholic and Vincentian mission, as well as its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The department is eager to attract candidates that represent the rich diversity of the students we proudly serve in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, we seek candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. 

Application Process 

Application review by the department’s search committee (Drs. Christopher Denny, John Fitzgerald, Patrick Flanagan, Habibeh Rahim, and Jean-Pierre Ruiz) will begin on December 13, 2023, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online with a letter of application addressing teaching philosophy in a mission-based institution that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum vitae; an example of scholarship; and arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent electronically to:

Patrick Flanagan C.M., Ph.D.
[email protected]  
Associate Professor and Chair 
Department of Theology & Religious Studies 

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.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $77,000 - $82,400. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; 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.

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.   

Adjunct Instructor or Adjunct Assistant Professor - Department of Chemistry

The primary responsibility for this position is teaching. The needs of the department will determine the courses. The usual needs are for general chemistry (lecture, lab and recitation) and organic chemistry (lecture, lab and recitation), however, advanced courses will be considered that meet program needs.

Most classes are in-person (at the address: 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439), but some classes are online, both synchronously and asynchronously. For asynchronous classes, a certificate is required.

Qualifications:  Applicants should possess a master’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of teaching experience in chemistry. It is expected that the position will be renewable. High-quality teaching is essential for the renewal of the position for the subsequent years. The initial rank depends on the highest degree of the candidate and the availability of the documented experience. The hire-on rate is $950 per credit for candidates without Ph.D. and $1050 per credit for candidates with a Ph.D.

Application Process:  Please apply online via this link Adjunct Instructor or Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry and include the following:
 

1. a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, in our department and in doing the work described in the “Responsibilities” above.
2. a Curriculum Vitae.

Applications will be reviewed when received. Applicants given further consideration will be invited for an interview; and expected to read and sign the “Requirements for faculty teaching” form.

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; 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.  Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

About the Position

The primary responsibility for this position is teaching. The needs of the department will determine the number of sections to be assigned to adjunct faculty. For more information about the course, please visit the Institute for Core Studies website.

Most classes are in-person (at the address: 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439), but some classes are online, both synchronously and asynchronously. For asynchronous classes, a certificate is required.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess at least a master’s degree in a science-based discipline such as biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, sociology, or similar fields. Strong skills in student engagement are required. A focus on data visualization or sustainability is preferred. Evidence of experience teaching a general science course to non-majors is preferred. It is expected that the position will be renewable. High-quality teaching is essential for the renewal of the position for the subsequent years. The initial rank depends on the highest degree of the candidate and the availability of the documented experience. The hire-on rate is $950 per credit for candidates without Ph.D. and $1050 per credit for candidates with a Ph.D.

Application Process

Please apply online and include the following:

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, in our department and in doing the work described in the “Responsibilities” above.
  2. A Curriculum Vitae.
  3. A teaching statement expressing a philosophy of teaching and/or describing the candidate’s ability to engage non-major students in learning about science.

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 COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Tenure-track Faculty Position
Assistant Professor

Full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of St. John’s University.

The Institution

Established in 1870, St. John’s University has two New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy, Limerick, Ireland, and Paris, France; and study-abroad locations worldwide. 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 various 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 online programs. 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 community members. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every institutional level. 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 Information

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers several programs: BS and BA in Mathematics, BS in Computing and Machine Learning, BS in Financial Mathematics, MA in Applied Mathematics, Computing, and Machine Learning, and MS in Computational Biology and Biostatistics.

The Department is located at: 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, 11439, NY

Many of our faculty use our convenient location to participate in the numerous seminars in the area via public transportation, such as at NYU, Columbia University, the CUNY Graduate Center, and the Simons Foundation. You can find information about our faculty and their research interests here.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include (1) High-quality teaching on all levels: graduate, undergraduate, and service courses; (2) Maintaining an active research program, including publishing in reputable journals and presenting at conferences; (3) Participating in curriculum and program development; (4) Advising/mentoring students and supervising student research projects.

The standard teaching load at St. John’s is 9 credits (3 courses) each semester. Each year faculty can apply for a reduction in their teaching load to 6 credits (2 courses) each semester for intensive research and scholarship. The first year of this position automatically comes with a reduced teaching load of 6 credits (2 courses) each semester.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Theoretical Computer Science. Candidates for this position must show evidence of high-quality teaching in areas belonging to our department’s needs (see the list of programs above), and they must show evidence of strong research potential in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Theoretical Computer Science. Applicants with postdoctoral experience in both research and teaching are preferred. The Department is eager to attract candidates representing the rich diversity of the students and communities we proudly serve in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, we seek candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Application Process 

Please apply online here. A complete application must include:

  1. A cover letter that explains the applicant’s interest in our department and their ability to meet the expectations of the position listed under “Responsibilities” above.
  2. We encourage applicants to include in their cover letter and/or teaching statement a summary of their past and/or future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
  3. A curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications.
  4. A research statement containing (a) A description of research achievements, (b) An outline of the applicant’s research program for the near future, (c) One or two paragraphs on ideas for doing research projects with students.
  5. A teaching statement that includes the applicant’s teaching philosophy.
  6. A document containing names and contact information for at least three references, one of whom should be able to evaluate teaching of the candidate.  

All items should be submitted electronically via the link below. 

Contact person:

David Rosenthal
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Pkwy
Queens, NY 11439

Email: [email protected]

The review of applications will begin on January 22, 2024, and will 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. Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, employment verification, and education.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $80,000 - $83,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. 

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Core Studies 
Tenure-Track Faculty Position
First Year Writing Assistant Professor

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; 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 First Year Writing Program within the Department of Core Studies is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position to teach First Year Writing to a diverse undergraduate population. All St. John’s University students are required to take First Year Writing, and the program is responsible for designing and teaching the curriculum for this course. Faculty design their own courses, which are connected by a shared set of learning objectives and an emphasis on high impact teaching practices and student engagement. The candidate will join a program committed to portfolio-based assessment, multimodal composition, and inclusive pedagogical practices, and will participate in program-level assessment, university-wide service, and student writing initiatives. The Department of Core Studies is eager to attract candidates who represent the rich diversity of the students and communities we are proud to serve in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, we seek candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Responsibilities

The position entails teaching three First Year Writing courses per semester in person, in addition to maintaining a schedule of intensive writing feedback, including individual conferences with students. An active research agenda is required.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, Writing Studies, or a related field by time of appointment, or hold an M.F.A. Alternatively, we will consider candidates who have an MA degree in one of these fields plus 24 credits. All candidates must have at least four years' experience teaching English Composition or its equivalent.  All candidates should demonstrate teaching excellence and show a commitment to early college students. Preferred qualifications include a record of publication related to pedagogy, composition, and/or rhetoric, and evidence of ongoing research production. We are especially interested in candidates whose research focuses on cultural rhetoric's, linguistic diversity, multimodal composition, critical literacies, community writing, and social justice pedagogy.

Application Process

Please online here by submitting a letter of inquiry, CV, and a separate diversity statement (approximately 250 words) online by January 15, 2024, via the apply button below. The diversity statement should detail your experience with and commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, research, and service commitments. Candidates who are selected for interviews will be required to submit a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. 

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.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $65,000 - $73,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.  

Department of Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John’s University (New York) is seeking applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in Fall 2024.

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; 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/Division of Communication Studies

As part of St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of Communication Studies focuses on how humans use symbols, both verbal and nonverbal, to inform or persuade other individuals as they create meaning, form human relationships, and manage conflict in a variety of contexts, cultures, and environments. The Department of Communication Studies offers a wide range of courses to help students understand and develop communication skills within political, legal, professional, organizational, interpersonal, and intercultural settings. Students will select from courses that provide them with a strong background in communication theory and practice, and communication criticism and history. In addition to providing public speaking classes for hundreds of students every semester, the Department also offers a major in Communication Studies. Students who major in Communication Studies will take required courses in communicative practices and then specialize in one of three concentrations: Communication & Culture, Organizational Communication & Leadership, or Political Communication & Civic Engagement. For more information, please visit: https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/communication-studies-bachelor-arts

Responsibilities

We seek a colleague who will contribute and develop the Department’s program in Communication Studies. The successful candidate will teach required courses in the University’s Core Curriculum, enhance the Department’s curriculum within their area of expertise, possess an active research agenda, and contribute to involvement in other Departmental activities. Furthermore, the department is eager to attract candidates that represent the rich diversity of the students we proudly serve in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, we seek candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent by the time of appointment. Please send a letter of application addressing teaching and research philosophy in a mission-based institution that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum vitae; and an example of scholarship to (Insert Silk Road list here). Additionally, arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent electronically to [email protected] or to the following address:

Dr. Jeremiah Hickey
Department of Rhetoric, Communication & Theatre
St. John’s Hall, Rm 344A
St. John’s University
Queens, NY 11439

Questions may be directed to Jeremiah Hickey, Chair of the Department of Communication Studies @ [email protected].

Application Process

Please apply online here.

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.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $77,600 - $80,600. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. 

In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by January 5, 2024.

ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Criminology, Tenure Track

Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Criminology

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/academics/programs/sociology-master-arts

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

The Program’s Commitment to Diversity and Excellence

The department is eager to attract candidates that represent the rich diversity of the students we proudly serve in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, we seek candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

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, college and university community.

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 2024). The areas of expertise are open, with preference for the following: Digital Criminology, Policing at the Intersections of Gender & Race, Conviction & Rehabilitation, Critical Race Criminology, Decolonization Criminology, Feminist Criminology, Convict Criminology, and/or Restorative Justice & Peacemaking Criminology. A demonstrated record of research and publications, and a genuine interest in teaching, student mentoring and service are preferred.

Application Process

To Apply online: Please send a letter of application addressing teaching and research philosophy in a mission-based institution that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum vitae; an example of scholarship; and arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent electronically to:

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.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $75,000 - $81,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Department of Physics
Assistant Professor of Physics, Non-Tenure Track

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; 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.

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the cornerstone and oldest division of St. John’s University. The College offers three undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although the College has always emphasized the liberal arts tradition, we offer over 30 majors and 40 minors in the arts and sciences, with dual degree programs in business and education. The college’s graduate division provides numerous programs leading to master’s and doctorate degrees. St. John’s College serves approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College also teach most courses in the University’s core curriculum, which every St. John’s University undergraduate student takes regardless of college/school or major. For additional information, please visit 
https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences.

Division/Department Information

The Department of Physics offers three Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Physics, Mathematical Physics, and Physical Science, as well as a minor in Physics. We also offer combined B.S./M.B.A. programs that allow you to complete both degrees within five years. Our courses cover a wide range of topics including electricity and magnetism, quantum theory, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics.

Responsibilities

We seek a scholar with a strong interest and ability to teach both introductory and specialized courses for a diverse undergraduate student population, with a standard teaching load of 12 credits per semester. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in department, college, and university events.

Qualifications 

The candidate will possess a doctoral degree in Physics or in a related area. The department is eager to attract candidates that represent the rich diversity of the students we proudly serve in the New York Metropolitan area. We are seeking candidates who through their teaching, services, and research will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. In addition, the candidates must show evidence of excellence in teaching, professional and scholarly activity, student engagement, and a strong commitment to service participation within the department.

Application Process

Please apply online here. A complete application must include:

  1. A cover letter that explains the applicant’s interest in our department and their ability to meet the expectations of the position listed under “Responsibilities” above.
  2. We encourage applicants to include in their cover letter and/or teaching statement a summary of their past and/or future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
  3. A curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications.
  4. A teaching statement that includes the applicant’s teaching philosophy.
  5. A document containing names and contact information for at least three references, one of whom should be able to evaluate teaching of the candidate.

Please be advised that the application can only support the 4 additional attachments in addition to your resume/CV. 

The review of applications will begin during the Spring 2024 semester, and will 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.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $77,000 - $80,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Art and Design
Adjunct Faculty in Graphic Design

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; 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 Art and Design at St. John’s University invites applications for an adjunct position in Graphic Design, to begin September 2021. The Department is located on the Queens campus in New York City, and offers BFA degrees in Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, and Fine Art, a BA in Art History and an MA in Museum Studies. The mission of the Department, since the first degree program was offered in 1963, is to provide a rich and challenging educational environment that emphasizes the creation of visually sophisticated works and concurrently develops the whole person: intellectually, ethically, and critically. Students in the 132-credit NASAD accredited Graphic Design program complete a rigorous program of coursework followed by a capstone course and internship or thesis.

Responsibilities

The Department of Art and Design at St. John’s University in Queens, NY is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach Typography. This is a project-based studio course taken by sophomore BFA Graphic Design and Illustration majors. The course focuses on the use of text and type in a variety of design outputs rather than on the design of typefaces. Classes meet in person for 2:50 two times per week at our Queens, New York campus. 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Graphic Designer who is currently working in the field and has college level teaching experience. Successful candidates will be able to teach typography and publication/editorial design and will be able to show these competencies in the work featured in their own portfolio. Candidates should have a Master of Fine Arts degree or equivalent industry experience.

Application Process

Apply online with a letter of application; curriculum vitae; link(s) to an online portfolio (or an attached PDF) documenting evidence of professional excellence and if applicable links to an online portfolio (or an attached PDF) of student work including up to 20 examples of student outcomes. A list of three references will be required of finalists.

Salary

The 2023-2024 academic year hire-on rates for adjunct faculty are as follows:

Instructor: $1250
Asst Professor: $1350
Assoc Professor: $1450
Professor: $1650

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.