Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Eastern University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary

Eastern University, a Christian university of the liberal arts and sciences located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant / Associate Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Social Transformation (10-month appointment; rank commensurate with qualifications).

The criminal justice program at Eastern is rooted in restorative justice, which is incorporated into all criminal justice courses. 

Position Responsibilities

General Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in the undergraduate Criminal Justice Program at our St. Davids and City Line Ave locations. Courses may include: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Policing, Courts, Corrections, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, Restorative Justice, or Research Methods. Additional responsibilities will include advising students, assisting with program administration, and participating in departmental, college, and university activities.  Given strategic growth initiatives, there may be opportunity for the further development of online programming.


Knowledge and Skills Required:  Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice (or a closely related field), a commitment to and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, scholarly and professional engagement, and community service.  ABDs close to defending will be considered for the Assistant Professor position. A JD is not sufficient for this position.

To be considered, all applicants are required to submit a cover letter with a brief statement of their faith and courses they could teach and/or have taught, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation to by 12/1/21.

Applications will be reviewed 11/15/21-12/1/21 but the position will remain open until filled.  

About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with its mission and be willing to endorse by signing Eastern University’s doctrinal statement.  The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.

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