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St. John's University


Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational and Instructional Leadership


Queens, NY
ID: TF-41

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.


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 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, 2) advising and mentoring doctoral students, 3) engaging in research, scholarly writing, and grant work, and 4) serve 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 evidence of successful leadership at K-12 and/or university levels; university-level teaching experience; and a demonstrated record of scholarship. They should have a research agenda that relates to educational or instructional leadership and school improvement. Expertise in quantitative research methods is preferred. 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 metropolitan university who serves diverse student populations, 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, 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. 



Application deadline is September 30, 2021


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“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

This position is located at 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY. View the Google Map in full screen.