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Assistant Professor - Criminology

Employer
SUNY Cortland
Location
Cortland, New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 30, 2023

Job Details


Position Details

Position Information

Budget Title
Assistant Professor - Criminology

Campus Title
Assistant Professor - Criminology

School/Division
Academic Affairs, Division of

Department
Sociology/Anthropology

Faculty Sub-Type
FT Faculty

Salary Level
A5

Salary Range
High $50's

Position Effort
Full-Time

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Is this a temporary position?
No

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Position Summary

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure-track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

Major Responsibilities

DEPARTMENT PROFILE
When students explore sociology and anthropology at SUNY Cortland, they’ll immerse themselves in the study of the human condition. They’ll examine how societies and cultures are formed and how they shape and are shaped by human behavior. Students develop analytical, critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills that are vital in any walk of life. Classes are small, led by faculty who are eager to help students succeed. Students have opportunities for independent research, internships, fieldwork, study abroad and service-learning will let them put classroom theory to the test in the real world. In a rapidly changing world, students will obtain a liberal arts education that fosters versatility in the world of work and good citizenship.

The list of career paths the department prepares students for is long and diverse. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers as educators, law enforcers, human service professionals, cultural resource managers, researchers, attorneys, human rights advocates, and more. The skills we impart are transferable across numerous fields.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in our large and vibrant undergraduate Criminology program. The Department is looking for teacher-scholars who can teach courses from a critical sociological perspective in the areas of global/comparative criminology and/or quantitative methods. The teaching load is three courses per semester and office hours as appropriate. The Department value’s commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds and a desire to improve access to higher education for all student regardless of background.

Advisement: Will advise 25 to 40 undergraduate students with declared majors in the Sociology/Anthropology department.

Scholarship/Research: Will be expected to maintain an active professional, research and publication agenda.

Service: Will be expected to contribute to the department, school and college missions through active service on committees and/or collegial participation in campus governance and community life.


Functional and Supervisory Relationships
  • Works under the direct supervision of the academic department chairperson.
  • Works closely with the department chairperson, faculty and staff within the department.
  • Additional working relationships with faculty and staff in other college departments.
Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Sociology or related field ( ABD will be considered with completion date prior to appointment)
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in the field of global/comparative criminology from a critical sociological perspective, and/or quantitative methods .
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience/interest in teaching courses on critical queer criminology or cybercrime
  • Experience teaching general sociological methods as well as other topics on crime policy and society
EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

Job Close Date

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
F22077

Review Start Date
10/08/2023

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/7731
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
Optional Documents

Company

SUNY Cortland

From your first steps on campus, you’ll feel the spirit of Cortland. It’s an energy that extends from the classroom to competition to the community.

SUNY Cortland stands out as one of New York’s top public universities — a medium-sized school that offers academic strength across 68 majors, a high quality of student life and a degree that pays back graduates.

Reputations in teacher education and health-related majors laid the foundation for exciting new programs related to business, natural sciences, the arts and specialized professional fields.

Our students, faculty and staff members are invested in the world around them. Whether it’s a class assignment, independent research or a passion project, Red Dragons look to make a difference.

With more than 1,400 employees, we are the leading employer in the City of Cortland and in Cortland County, and we’re also one of the most desirable places to work.

Job seekers will find competitive salaries, outstanding benefits and an invigorating work environment with full access to Cortland’s exceptional recreation and fitness facilities, library and other resources.

We offer full- and part-time employment in academic, administrative and staff positions, plus a wide range of employment opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students, including graduate assistantships.

Also offering employment opportunities on campus are two affiliated organizations, Cortland Auxiliary and the Research Foundation of SUNY.

Cortland Auxiliary is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides the SUNY Cortland community with food services and the Campus Store, to name a few. 

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, nonprofit educational corporation that administers externally funded contracts and grants that support research and discovery for and on behalf of SUNY Cortland. The Research Foundation offers professional, research, day care, tutoring and clerical employment opportunities.

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