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.
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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 Department of Chemistry and the Environmental Studies programs on the Queens campus of St. John's University, located in New York City, is seeking applicants for a one-year full-time contract faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, with the possibility of renewal. We are specifically looking for scholars with experience teaching: environmental justice, introduction to sustainability, natural resource management, environmental geography, and general chemistry. The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Studies Programs are eager to attract candidates that represent the rich diversity of the students and communities we are proud to serve in the New York Metropolitan area.
The Program/Department is looking for candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate and graduate 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, via face-to-face, online, and hybrid modes. Our faculty engage in professional and program development and assessment, and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including presentations, research, and community engagement are expected. Active participation in university, college, department, and program events and committees are required.
Candidates should have a terminal degree in environmental science, environmental studies, or chemistry with environmental experience. Teaching and/or research-based teaching experience at the university level is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, and be able to integrate technology into teaching face-to-face, online, and hybrid modalities. Candidates must show evidence of teaching excellence, professional and scholarly activity, student engagement and a strong commitment to service.
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.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minoritized populations. 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.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $70,000 - $76,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.