Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology

Marshall University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 30, 2021

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

The Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Marshall University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2022. Established in 1974, the program is among the oldest in the state of West Virginia and the first to offer both bachelors and masters degrees in criminal justice. The program continues to expand with an increased emphasis on technology and is searching for an energetic teacher and scholar. For more information about the program, please visit: Marshall University is located in the city of Huntington, which sits along the banks of the Ohio River among the majestic mountains of West Virginia.

The successful candidate must be able to teach a broad range of core criminal justice and criminology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the candidate’s ability to teach courses in legal studies such as courts, criminal law and procedure, law of evidence, and civil liability issues is preferred. The department also has plans to pursue a new social justice area of emphasis, in which this new faculty member will contribute. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related discipline. ABDs with firm completion of the degree by time of appointment will be considered.

To apply, please go to Applicants will be required to apply online and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts. Candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions, prior to an on-campus interview. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE

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