The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) invites applications for multiple positions in Criminal Justice beginning September 16, 2014. Positions are available at the ranks of Assistant Professor (tenure track) and Full-Time Lecturer.
UW Tacoma began offering an innovative Criminal Justice minor in 2009, housed within the Social Work Program. In Autumn 2010, we began offering a B.A. degree in Criminal Justice, and we will launch an online Criminal Justice major in 2014. Currently, we serve over 165 majors in our exciting program, which has tremendous community and faculty support and prospects for continued growth. The innovative curriculum encourages community partnerships, diversity, systems thinking, and skill development.
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is a metropolitan university that offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees for the diverse population of the South Puget Sound region. The campus is located in both new and historic facilities in downtown Tacoma. For information about UW Tacoma, see our website at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Criminal Justice and Social Work programs affirm the tradition of promoting social and economic justice. We aim to enhance the quality of life for all, with special attention to human diversities, populations at risk, public social services, and the prevention of social problems. As a community of diverse scholars, we advance the profession through our preparation of graduates for ethical, culturally competent evidence-based practice and through scholarship that advances the knowledge base of the profession. We value collaborative relationships, a commitment to fostering the success of the students and faculty in the program, a commitment to community involvement and partnerships, and excellent classroom and online teaching.
Salaryand benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials. Applicants should submit the following materials electronically: a statement discussing the applicant's fit with the qualifications and responsibilities outlined above, a curriculum vitae, names and contact information for four references, and quantitative teaching evaluations from the prior year (if available), or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. Screening of applicants will begin October 15th, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Erin Casey at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Send electronic applications to: http://academicjobsonline.org.
These positions are contingent on available funding. University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching, and service.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Organization: Social Work