Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in criminal justice. The Criminal Justice B.A. Program has a 36-credit hour curriculum and currently serves nearly 200 majors and minors.
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 courses at the undergraduate level. The faculty is also expected to be proficient in academic advising and student mentoring, program and curricular development, and other institutional service activities.
Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or a closely related social science. J.D. will only be considered if candidate holds an advanced degree in criminology or criminal justice.
A demonstrated record of scholarship in criminology or criminal justice.
Undergraduate teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: criminal law, evidence and procedure, criminal courts, corrections, and policing.
The department also has interest in candidates whose qualifications would allow them to teach courses in other specialty areas, including but not limited to: race, gender, class and criminal justice, white collar and corporate crimes, and juvenile justice.
Previous leadership and mentorship experience in teaching, research, or service that supports an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
Previous experience in guiding and assisting students who are interested in pursuing a legal education.
Prior professional experience relevant to the assigned course topics.
Able to develop online and hybrid modes of course delivery.
General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Screening of applications begins February 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
The preferred position starting date is August 15, 2021.
A complete application consists of: (1) a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above, including how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Other documentation such as evidence of teaching effectiveness may be requested once candidate is under consideration.
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.