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

Open Positions

THE LESLEY H. AND WILLIAM L. COLLINS COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

TENURE TRACK APPOINTMENT

DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES AND HOMELAND SECURITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, commencing September 1, 2022.

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 Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 29 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

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

Application Process

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

All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law. 

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 Division of Mass Communication in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Public Relations, commencing September 1, 2022.

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 College

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 29 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps.

The Division

The Division of Mass Communication encompasses a broad range of degree programs in the theoretical, research, creative, and business fields of the mass media. For more information about the division, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/mass-communication 

The Program

Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, campaign planning, portfolio demonstration and employment readiness. For more information about the program, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/public-relations-bachelor-science

Responsibilities

This is a teaching focused position (9-12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions. Research productivity is important, along with teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. The prospective candidate will likely have opportunities to teach in the Division’s graduate programs including International Communication (MS), Integrated Advertising Communication (MS), and Multi-Sector Communication (PhD), and as such must have relevant qualifications (see “Qualifications” below). Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, and other student engagement activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, professional experience in public relations practice and active research agenda, ties to the professional community, and demonstrated teaching ability in a variety of public relations courses. Candidates must also display a consistent record of scholarship in public relations, big data, digital analytics, corporate communication, and social media strategies or a related field. The St. John’s University’s Public Relations program is one of 42 certified by the Public Relations Society of America, and we seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, ongoing academic research, meaningful service, and visionary program building.

Application

To apply click here. Process Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV online. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions about the position may be directed via email to Dr. Basilio Monteiro, Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Mass Communication. 

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

The Institution St. John’s University, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu

Commitment to Inclusion A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

Responsibilities

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

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

Application Process

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

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

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

The Division of Arts and Humanities, in The Collins College of Professional Studies undergraduate program, seeks adjunct faculty candidates to teach introductory, core, or elective courses in the following disciplines: English, Speech, Business Writing, History, Philosophy, Theology. Rank and salary are based on education level and the quality and quantity of college teaching experience. 

The Institution

St. John’s University, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit www.stjohns.edu 

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.   

The College

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs.  For more information about CCPS, please visit www.stjohns.edu/ccps 

The Division 

The Division of Arts and Humanities delivers undergraduate courses in English, Speech, History, Philosophy, and theology as part of the University’s core and the college core curricula.  

Qualifications 

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

Experience using Canvas learning management software (LMS) and delivering content remotely via WebEx or Zoom (or comparable platforms and formats) is preferred.  

Responsibilities

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

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

Application Process

Please submit your CV and letter of interest via the following link St. John's University - ADJUNCT FACULTY, DIVISION OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES. 

All persons hired are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable 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. 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 Division of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security in The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

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 2023. The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 4 graduate level programs. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studies

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

Responsibilities

The Division is looking for candidates who can support program growth, provide leadership and curricular programming, and teach across all four of the Division’s 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, both face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. The Homeland Security Simulation Center will offer student opportunities to apply coursework learning to realistic situations they may face. Candidates engage primarily in teaching and will support core and elective courses for a diverse array of students. Our faculty engage in professional and program development and assessment and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including consultation, presentations, research and writing for the academic or professional community are expected. Student advisement and active participation in departmental and college events and committees will be required.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a terminal degree in criminal justice, homeland security or a related and relevant discipline. Candidates possessing a JD who have gained admittance to a state bar association are invited to apply as well. Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess professional practitioner experience in either or both Criminal Justice or Homeland Security disciplines. Research-based teaching experience at the university level is preferred .

Preference will be given to candidates who can support the growth of graduate and doctoral programs and provide leadership and curricular programming in the new simulation and homeland security labs. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching, using simulations software and techniques for real time data analyses, and use face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. Additional elements of knowledge of emergency management, global security dynamics and issues, cyber security, investigative services, data mining, information assurance, predictive analytics are welcome. Candidates must show evidence of teaching excellence, professional and scholarly activity, student engagement and a strong commitment to service. Participation in division, college and university governance is expected.

Application Process

To apply click here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV online. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process.

All persons hired are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law. 

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.

Division of Sport Management 
Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Division of Sport Management in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, USA is seeking applications to fill a new, full-time, tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Sport Management commencing September 1, 2023.   

St. John's University (www.stjohns.edu), established in 1870, has campuses in New York City; 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 career 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. 

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the university and serves more than 3500 students at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. Learn more here:   

www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studies 

The Division of Sport Management delivers a BS in Sport Management as well as a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Sport Management. Faculty focus on preparing students for careers in college, professional, and international sport; esports; coaching; recreation; and related fields. An emphasis on career and employment readiness is essential for Sport Management majors. Learn more about our programs here: 

Undergraduate:  www.stjohns.edu/spm  
Graduate:  www.stjohns.edu/spg  

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching (three to four classes per semester), research, service, and student engagement activities.  Research productivity is important, but secondary to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, and other activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean. 

Qualifications

 Ideal candidates will possess a doctorate in sport management, have experience teaching sport management classes as the instructor of record, and exhibit evidence of or the potential for research productivity. The area of expertise sought for this position is open. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy (e.g., online learning, Canvas LMS) and be able to integrate technology into their teaching pedagogy.  International applicants are welcome to apply, because St. John’s University can provide a work visa to the successful applicant.

How to Apply

To apply click here. Please complete the online application, including submission of a (1) cover letter, (2) resume/CV, (3) list of previously taught courses, and (4) contact information for at least three references. Reference letters will be requested directly from listed references for all applicants invited to interview for the position. All documents, letters and any questions can be addressed to the Chairperson of the Division of Sport Management and head of the search committee, Dr. David P. Hedlund, Ph.D. (hedlundd@stjohns.edu).  

Timeline

Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

EOE Statement

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.  

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.  

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; 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 successful applicant will teach in the undergraduate Legal Studies Program in the undergraduate Division of Legal Studies. The Legal Studies Program teaches the foundational legal skills of close legal reading, legal research, legal writing and legal analysis and teaches the knowledge of the law and of legal

procedure that is necessary for entry-level work in law-related fields. The Legal Studies Program is an American Bar Association-approved paralegal education program. For more information about the Legal Studies Program, see the Legal Studies bachelor’s degree webpage here: https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/legal-studies-bachelor-science and see the Legal Studies Division webpage here: https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/legal-studies.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will teach 3 or 4 legal studies courses per semester. Most of this teaching will be done face-to-face on the Queens Campus of the university. During the tenure process, research productivity is very important. And, in addition to teaching and research, faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, other student engagement activities, and other service activities as requested by the Chair and/or Dean.

Qualifications

Candidates must be licensed attorneys and must have several years of practical experience as licensed attorneys. Candidates must have the potential to conduct scholarly legal research. Such potential can be demonstrated through prior academic publications, prior federal clerkship or state court attorney experience or through prior complex litigation brief writing experience. And, candidates must have the self-awareness and the humility necessary to successfully transition from their current practice environment to the very different environment of teaching law at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will have prior teaching experience and will be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy. And, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law, the successful applicant must be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus.

Application Process

To apply click here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and resume/CV online. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be expected to provide three letters of recommendation at the time of their interview. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be asked to give a short demonstration of their teaching or research at their interview. Only applicants who are selected for an interview will receive a response from the 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.