Department:: School of Social Sciences and International Studies
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: Negotiable
The School of Social Sciences and International Studies at Wright State University (WSU) invites applications for a non-tenure-eligible (NTE) faculty position at the rank of Instructor, to begin in Fall (August 2024). The teaching load is 4-3 (semesters), focusing on the Crime and Justice Studies (CJS) program within the College of Liberal Arts.
Crime and Justice Studies at Wright State is a large interdisciplinary program within the School of Social Sciences and International Studies, offering a BA degree, a minor, and a certificate in Crime and Justice Studies. It also offers a certificate in Forensic Studies and Police and Investigative Studies. At the graduate level, WSU offers a Criminal Justice track in its MPA program. Successful candidate will be required to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as conduct scholarly research, advise students and engage in service activities. The candidate will also be a major contributor to the development of a fully online CJS undergraduate program.
Master's level degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Public Administration, or related field
Undergraduate teaching experience in Criminal Justice
Online teaching experience
Experience developing online courses and programs
Ability and interest in developing new interdisciplinary coursework
Essential Functions and percent of time::
85% Teaching 15% Service
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Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.