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St. John's University


Non-Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Psychology/ Behavior Analysis

Administrative/Professional --> St. John's College

Queens, NY
ID: 218845-951


Department of Psychology

Assistant/Associate Professor Rank

 Open Rank, Non-Tenure Track Lecturer, Psychology/ Behavior Analysis


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 Psychology at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin fall 2022. Non-tenure track faculty positions are 1-year renewable contracts and salary will be dependent upon position and qualifications. Selected candidate will teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs at our Queens Campus.


The St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (SJC) the University's oldest division, houses over 30 majors and 40 minors for undergraduates, and 20 degree programs for graduates. For more information visit


The Department of Psychology is committed to academic excellence and to preparing students to function in diverse professional, academic, and research roles. SJU’s clinical psychology Ph.D. and school psychology Psy.D. programs are APA accredited. Both programs receive excellent clinical training at our SJU Center for Psychological Services. We also offer two masters programs, including our M.A. in general psychology and NASP accredited M.S. in school psychology. SJU’s Department of Psychology is committed to service to its community and demonstrates through its teaching and clinical training with an emphasis on cultural diversity. For more information about the Department of Psychology, including our post-graduate programs, visit



The Division is looking for candidates who can support the growth of our graduate Behavior Analyst and undergraduate assistant Behavior Analyst concentrations within the Department of Psychology. Candidates engage primarily in teaching a diverse array of students. Some administrative duties in support of the behavior analyst concentrations will be required. Student advisement and active participation in departmental and college events and committees will be required. 



Candidates should have a doctorate in psychology, BCBA-D (Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral), and licensed or licensed eligible to practice as a psychologist in NY. Candidates must show evidence of professional and scholarly activity, teaching excellence, and student engagement. Selected applicants will teach courses in functional behavioral assessment, principles of behavior, and research methodology.


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


Application Process

For full consideration, completed applications must be submitted online by November 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send letter of application addressing teaching and training philosophy, curriculum vitae, a selection of publications online.


Separately, please arrange to have sent three letters of reference electronically to:

Tamara Del Vecchio, Ph.D.,

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology


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.