Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
College of Business and Public Management
School of Criminal Justice & Public Administration
Criminal Justice (Cybersecurity – Crime Analysis) – to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses supporting criminal justice and computer science studies related to cybersecurity, cybercrime and crime analysis. The course offerings in cybersecurity are multidisciplinary, with concentrations for the Criminal Justice undergraduate degree, as well as a minor for Computer Science/Information Technology majors. Teaching responsibilities will include both core and elective courses. This position requires a commitment to collegiality, innovation in teaching and learning, innovative student-engaged research, professional development and academic citizenship. Faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment and other activities.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Criminal Justice, Criminology or a related field with specialization(s) in cybersecurity, cybercrime and/or crime analysis is required. ABD candidates will be considered with completion date by September 1, 2021. A Juris Doctorate is not considered the appropriate terminal degree for this position.
This is a ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective for the Fall 2021 semester. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations.
All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity. Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college, university and community level is also required. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Proficiency in the Learning Management System, Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants.
Please submit cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
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