Position Title: Assistant Criminal Justice Tenure Track Professor
Department: Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice
Type of Position: Full Time
Job Summary: The successful candidate will be required to teach
four courses across the criminal justice curriculum per semester, advise
Criminal Justice majors, identify and develop courses that will meet
the curricular needs of the program, engage in scholarship relevant to the
criminal justice field, and provide service to the department, university,
community and their professional/academic discipline. Having familiarity with
course redesign and the use of technology in curriculum development is a plus.
Teaching may include distance learning and/or off campus
Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD (with an established defense date) in Criminal Justice,
Criminology or related field (the J.D. is not considered a terminal degree for
this position), relevant professional experience in the Criminal Justice field,
teaching experience in higher education, expertise in evidence-based criminal
justice practices, and evidence of ongoing scholarly work are required. The
ability to work with diverse populations is also required.
Preferred Qualifications: The
Department is looking for candidates who bring a strong academic background in
Criminal Justice as well as experience teaching a wide variety of Criminal
Justice courses across the curriculum. The successful candidate values a
collegial and multidisciplinary working environment, is dedicated to teaching
diverse student populations and has a passion for serving students and the
community. The ability to innovatively incorporate technology into the
classroom is also desirable. Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.
Posting Date: 8/8/19
Closing Date: Opened until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Review of the applications will begin September 6, 2019. Applicants are to apply through https://esu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=esu and are required to attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment), and contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Final selection will be based on excellence in scholastic achievement, professional activity, a review of the candidate’s vita and a successful interview. A teaching demonstration and portfolio review might be requested.For confidential reference letters submissions and transcripts through an agency, institution and/or an individual please mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Faculty Search and Recruitment Coordinator at East Stroudsburg University, PO Box 447, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States and official transcripts at the time of employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
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