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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 22, 2023

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

About Susquehanna:
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today, invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and global citizenship for all students. Renowned as one of the finest U.S. national liberal arts colleges, Susquehanna inspires and challenges 2,200 enterprising, bright-minded students studying the arts, business, humanities and sciences. Our students seize opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships, expert-guided research and an acclaimed study-abroad program, leading to a transformative education that empowers each graduate to realize their unique potential and lead a successful and meaningful life.
The Susquehanna River Valley with its fresh air and overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct seasons amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional winter snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing - and the bustling cultural and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia within a three-hour drive - present abundant opportunities for learning and discovery

Position Summary:
Susquehanna University (SU) invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2024. All specializations (for example, but not limited to, administration and leadership, corrections, courts, racial biases, and research methods) will be considered. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory courses, methodological courses (including the use of GIS), and advanced topics courses in criminal justice and helping to build the new criminal justice program at SU. Susquehanna University strongly values faculty-student collaborative research and mentoring of students for practica, internships, and admission to graduate programs.

Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in criminal justice is required. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates is essential, as is ongoing scholarly productivity and institutional service.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and research interests, a statement on how you will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, including your knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring, and three letters of recommendation online at Any inquiries should be sent to the search chair, Nick Clark, at Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2023.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
Other Number of Months:
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 07/17/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date: 08/12/2024
Posting Number: F00157

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