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The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice invites applications for the position of full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice. We are seeking candidates who have the potential to teach courses, both online and in person, across a generalist, criminal justice curriculum. These include: Delinquency and Juvenile Justice, Police and Society, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Capstone (i.e., policy analysis) and/or Criminological Theory. Oakland University's Criminal Justice program values diversity and issues related to social justice. Therefore, we are seeking a candidate who is well-equipped to infuse diversity and related advocacy content in their classroom instruction. The successful candidate will teach three courses in the fall semester and three in the winter semester. This is a one-year term beginning August 15, 2022 with the possibility for renewal.
A Ph.D. in sociology, criminology or criminal justice is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered but will be appointed at the rank of Visiting Instructor for the year unless we are provided evidence of Ph.D. completion prior to August 1.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please use this link to apply for the position: https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/25021 Upload the following documents for application: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, statement on your contributions to diversity and social justice, one writing sample, and unofficial transcripts. Contact information for references will be requested in the online application and they will be provided a link through which letters are to be submitted. If you have questions or require additional information about the position, please contact George Sanders, Faculty Search Chair at email@example.com.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis; provided, however, that Oakland University will sponsor an individual for J-1 visa status if the individual is selected for the position and if Oakland University determines that the individual may be eligible for J-1 visa status. Oakland University will not sponsor applicants for this position for work visa status in any category other than J-1.
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.