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St. John's University


Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor - School of Education


Queens, NY
ID: 219049 - 951

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.


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, 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.


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

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.


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