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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure-Track

Seton Hall University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 21, 2023

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure-Track

Job No: 496047
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2024. The Criminal Justice program consists of a 36-credit hour curriculum and serves nearly 300 undergraduate majors and minors. The ideal candidate should be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice and Criminology including but not limited to, criminological theory, research methods, and senior seminar, and hold a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology.

Seton Hall is an archdiocesan university with a combined undergraduate and graduate student body of approximately 10,000 students. SHU is committed to programs of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA) to achieve our objectives of creating and supporting a diverse racial, ethnic and cultural community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be expected to engage in an active research program and teach Criminal Justice and Criminology courses at the undergraduate level (typically 9 credits per semester/18 credits per year). The candidate is also expected to be proficient in academic advising and student mentoring, program and curricular development, and other institutional service activities.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology from an accredited university, with a preliminary or comprehensive exam in Criminal Justice or Criminology. ABD candidates may be considered. A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) will not be considered sufficient.
  • A demonstrated record of scholarship in Criminal Justice or Criminology.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: criminal law, corrections, and victimology.

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Research or teaching interests in one of the following areas: corrections, law enforcement, homeland security, big data, machine learning/artificial intelligence.
  • Leadership and mentorship in teaching, research, or service that supports an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
  • Experience in student advisement.
  • Prior professional experience relevant to assigned course topics.
  • Able to develop online and hybrid modes of course delivery.

    Salary Grade:

    FA01 - Faculty

    Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt

    Physical Demands: General Office Environment

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

    Advertised: 20 Nov 2023
    Application Closes:

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