Assistant Professor - Democracy and Justice Studies
UW System Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: August 23, 2021 Essential Job Functions
The Department of Democracy and Justice Studies at the
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position in race and/or ethnicity
and social justice. Applicants whose research and teaching
interests address issues of race and/or ethnicity in the context of
criminal justice, prisons, and/or carceral studies in the United
States will be considered.
This position is part of a broader department effort to foreground race, ethnicity, and criminal justice in our curriculum. This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay’s mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Develop and teach courses pertaining to the purpose and mission of the Unit, including American Government and Politics, Social Science Research Methods, and robust offerings of First-Year Seminars.
- Develop upper-level courses based on expertise in criminal justice and race and ethnicity.
- Advise students.
- Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
- Perform institutional and community service.
- Contribute to the ongoing development of the department.
- Contribute to department’s commitment to student recruitment and retention, which includes high-impact pedagogy.
- Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds.
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Diasporic Studies, Political Science, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered; however, a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Diasporic Studies, Political Science, or a closely related field from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
Salary Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.
- Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/assistant-professor-democracy-and-justice-studie/, and select the applicable application link.
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Phone: (920) 465-2355
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, April 9, 2021.
Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.
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