Adjunct Faculty, Department of Education Specialties
St. John's University
Location: Jamaica, New York
Internal Number: 4638392
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Education Specialties
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.
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. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
The School of Education
Department of Education Specialties
The Programs in Special Education in the Department of Education Specialties at St. John's University is seeking applications for an Adjunct Assistant faculty position in Special Education. Responsibilities include teaching 2-3 graduate level courses in Special Education at our Queens campus ( classes are typically on Mon and/or Tue 5 pm and 7.10 pm) ( max 5 courses per calendar year).
The position requires the candidate to actively participate in student advisement and support related to the course work and participate in 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 may be required.
The position requires an earned Doctorate in Special Education or related field or ABD with a minimum 5 years of full-time teaching experience in Special Education for diverse learners and those with disabilities in schools and or community/clinical settings. Prior graduate level teaching experience in higher education and supervision of graduate students in diverse field placements is preferred.
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.
The initial rank depends on the highest degree of the candidate and the availability of the documented experience. The hire-on rate is $950 per credit for candidates without Ph.D. and $1050 per credit for candidates with a Ph.D.
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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 and Master's programs, advanced certificates, and online offerings.
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 to. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and 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.
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.