The School of Education 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 University’s School of Education was founded in 1908, as its first professional school. The school offers baccalaureate, master’s, advanced certificates, and doctoral degrees servicing the Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, and Manhattan campuses. The Department of Education Specialties offers graduate programs in Bilingual/Multicultural Education, Literacy, TESOL, and Special Education. It also offers an online Ph.D. in Literacy. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching fully online Ph.D. Literacy doctoral courses and graduate courses in quantitative research methods; mixed methods research approaches; theory and practice of literacy instruction particularly for diverse and/or academically marginalized learners; advising students on dissertation studies that utilize quantitative or mixed methods. The position requires the candidate to have an active research agenda and conduct high-impact research. The candidate is also expected to actively participate in program development and student engagement efforts. In addition, the candidate may also teach across several online and in-person master’s and advanced certificate programs.

Non-instructional duties include student advisement, scholarship activity, university service, participation in Academic Service-Learning projects, departmental and The School of Education committee participation, and on-going program evaluation and review. Weekly on-campus office hours are required per Collaborative Bargaining Agreement.

Qualifications

The position requires an earned doctorate in reading and/or a literacy-related field (before start date) with background and experience in conducting quantitative research that includes diverse populations and teaching in culturally and linguistically diverse school settings. Expertise in quantitative and qualitative research is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a literacy background and research and/or teaching experience with linguistically and culturally diverse populations. A record of publications, presentations at scholarly meetings and professional organizations, grant writing, teaching online courses, and mentoring doctoral candidates is preferred. Familiarity and/or expertise in using Canvas is also preferred.

Application Process

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

Fill out the application here. Review of applications will begin immediately for the position to start January 2023. If you have specific questions regarding the position, please contact Program Coordinator, Dr. Ekaterina Midgette at midgette@stjohns.edu or the Department Chair, Dr. John Spiridakis at spiridaj@stjohns.edu. Please electronically submit one PDF document inclusive of a letter of interest specifically addressing your experiences in relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position, a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, a sample publication, and three letters of recommendation and contact information of the referees to:

Eileen Lewis / Secretary to Chair, Dr. John Spiridakis
Department of Education Specialties
718-990-1563
lewise@stjohns.edu
The School of Education
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Pkwy
Queens, New York, 11439

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

The Institution

St. John's University established in 1870, has three New York City campuses (Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island); 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.

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

Division/Department Information

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Education (SOE) at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor to begin September, 2022. The SOE serves undergraduate and graduate students in the university, offering degree programs (Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral) and certification programs. For more information visit: https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools/school-education. The Department of C&I has a dynamic faculty committed to students’ success. C&I faculty focus on key areas of student development that include educational theory, pedagogical techniques, professional development, and teacher candidate certification.

Responsibilities

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is looking for candidates who are familiar with pedagogical techniques for diverse learners and professional certification requirements for teacher candidates. Candidates will deliver instruction in face to face contexts and possibly virtually. Candidates will participate in department curricular and assessment development. Student advisement and active participation in departmental and college events/committees may be required.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a terminal degree in an educational field and possess practitioner experience in early childhood, childhood and/or adolescent educational settings or similar contexts. Preference will be given to candidates who can support undergraduate teaching and provide leadership and curricular programming and are familiar with New York State teacher certification. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching, and use a variety of modes (face-to-face or virtual) for instruction. Additional knowledge of diverse learners, field-based settings and pedagogical practices are welcome. Candidates must show evidence of professional activity, teaching excellence, and student engagement.

Application Process

To apply please visit this link, please submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your teaching and professional experiences. Applications must be received by August 15, 2022.

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

Commitment to Inclusion

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

Division/Department Information

The Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership (DAIL) in The School of Education at St. John's University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a primary focus on teaching, scholarship, and service in the fields of educational and instructional leadership. Duties associated with this position include: 1) teaching graduate courses across DAIL programs, 2) advising and mentoring doctoral students, 3) engaging in research, scholarly writing, and grant work, and 4) serving on program, department, school, and university committees, when appropriate. Faculty are expected to teach at all NY locations and online.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants will have earned doctoral degree in educational leadership or a related field and have expertise in quantitative research methodologies. They will have evidence of a clear research agenda, demonstrated record of scholarship and experience of teaching at the graduate level. They will be able to teach basic and advanced statistical analyses using SPSS or R. Dissertation mentoring experience is preferred. Applicants should have a research agenda that relates to K-12 education or higher education with a preferred expertise in survey design and in using national and international data sets for statistical analyses.

Candidates will have a proven track-record of research with peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. The successful candidate will be able to teach graduate courses via in-person, online, and hybrid settings and utilize technology as an educational tool. As a metropolitan university serving a diverse student population, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings and whose work demonstrates a dedication to equity and inclusion.

To apply click here, please submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda. Applications must be received by August 15, 2022.

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

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 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 University established in 1870, has three New York City campuses (Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island); international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

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

Division/Department Information

The Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership (DAIL) in The School of Education at St. John's University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor with a primary focus on teaching, scholarship, and service in the fields of educational and instructional leadership. Duties associated with this position include: 1) teaching graduate courses across DAIL programs with a focus on the advanced certificate programs in district and school building leadership, 2) advising and mentoring doctoral students, 3) engaging in research, scholarly writing, and grant work, and 4) serving on program, department, school, and university committees, when appropriate. Faculty are expected to teach at all NY locations and online.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants will have earned doctoral degree in educational leadership or a related field. They will have a minimum of five years of experience at the school district leadership level, a clear research agenda, a record of scholarship and experience teaching at the graduate level.

Dissertation mentoring experience is preferred. Applicants should have a research agenda that relates to K-12 education with expertise in qualitative or quantitative research methods.

Candidates will have a proven track-record of being a change agent in K-12 schools and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Teach and coordinate our school leadership courses via in-person, online, and hybrid settings, including the required internship courses
  • Cultivate and manage district partnerships
  • Advise District and School Building Leader certification students
  • Review and revise program curriculum
  • Interact with State Department of Education regarding certification policy

As a metropolitan university serving a diverse student population, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings and whose work demonstrates a dedication to equity and inclusion.

To apply click here, please submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your leadership experience and research agenda. Applications must be received by August 15, 2022.

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

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

The Institution

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

Commitment to Inclusion

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

Division/Department Information

Established in 1908, the St. John’s University School of Education was the second school in New York State to award graduate degrees to teachers. The School of Education fosters close relationships with public, private, and parochial schools across the New York region and is greatly respected

nationally and globally for preparing highly qualified teachers for success in today’s multicultural, inclusive learning environments. The Department of Education Specialties offers graduate programs in Special Education, Literacy and TESOL. The programs in Special Education are differentiated by age – early childhood, childhood, adolescence - and cover a range of career change, Masters, advanced certificates, and online offerings.

Responsibilities

The Programs in Special Education in the Department of Education Specialties at St. John’s University is seeking applications for an Associate or Assistant tenure track position in Special Education. Responsibilities include teaching graduate level courses in Special Education at our Queens and Staten Island campuses and online. The position requires the candidate to actively participate in student advisement, maintain an active research agenda, including seeking external grant funding, and contribute to Departmental interdisciplinary activities and initiatives. Engagement in academic service learning and field-supervision of graduate students at practicum sites across the NYC boroughs and Long Island will be expected.

Qualifications

The position requires an earned Doctorate in Special Education or related field (before start date) with a minimum 3 years of full-time teaching experience in areas of Childhood/or Adolescence Special Education for diverse students with disabilities in schools and or community/clinical settings. Prior graduate level teaching experience and research interests in the areas of assessment and literacy instruction for linguistically and culturally diverse students with high-incidence disabilities is preferred. Candidate must demonstrate strong potential for scholarly activity and research publications. Expertise/experience in building effective school partnerships/teaching residencies in high needs, urban special education settings with students and families from a range of linguistic and cultural backgrounds is valued. A strong commitment to anti-racism pedagogy and culturally responsive teaching practices is essential.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please electronically submit one pdf document inclusive of a letter of interest addressing your experiences in relation to job description, a curriculum vita, a sample publication/conference presentation paper, and contact information of at least three referees via this link - Associate or Assistant Professor Tenure Track - Special Education

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

The Institution

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

Commitment to Inclusion

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

Division/Department Information

Established in 1908, the St. John’s University School of Education was the second school in New York State to award graduate degrees to teachers. The School of Education fosters close relationships with public, private, and parochial schools across the New York region and is greatly respected nationally and globally for preparing highly qualified teachers for success in today’s multicultural, inclusive learning environments. The Department of Education Specialties offers graduate programs in Special Education, Literacy, and

TESOL. The programs in Special Education are differentiated by age – early childhood, childhood, adolescence - and cover a range of career change, Masters, advanced certificates, and online offerings.

Responsibilities

The Programs in Special Education in the Department of Education Specialties at St. John’s University is seeking applications for an Assistant tenure track position in Special Education. Responsibilities include teaching graduate level courses in Special Education at our Staten Island campus and online. The position requires the candidate to actively participate in student advisement, maintain an active research agenda, including seeking external grant funding, and contribute to Departmental interdisciplinary activities and initiatives. Engagement in academic service learning and field-supervision of graduate students at practicum sites in Staten Island and other boroughs will be expected.

Qualifications

The position requires an earned Doctorate in Special Education or related field (before start date) with a minimum 3 years of full-time teaching experience in areas of Childhood/or Adolescence Special Education working with culturally diverse students with disabilities in diverse schools and or community/clinical settings. Prior graduate level teaching experience is preferred. Candidate must demonstrate strong potential for scholarly activity and research publications. Experience and/or expertise in building effective school partnerships/teaching residencies in culturally diverse high needs, urban special education settings is valued. A strong commitment to anti-racism pedagogy and culturally responsive teaching practices is essential.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please electronically submit one pdf document inclusive of a letter of interest addressing your experiences in relation to job description, a curriculum vita, a sample publication/conference presentation paper, and contact information of at least three referees via this link - Assistant Professor Tenure Track - Special Education

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