Position Title: Assistant Professor - Justice Studies
Institution: San Jose State University
Department: The Department of Justice Studies
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Description: The Department of Justice Studies at SJSU invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
• Ph.D. with research and teaching expertise as described below
• Scholarship in Criminology, Criminal Justice Studies, or related fields with emphasis in any of the following areas: policing, community corrections, juvenile delinquency and justice, gender and sexuality, violence, and/or community health.
• Strong record of teaching excellence
• Active research agenda with substantial potential for publications and funded research
• Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experiences.
• International expertise
• Online teaching experience
• Ability to teach research methods and writing courses
• Research and teaching that can enhance department emphases in Criminology, Criminal Justice Studies, Legal Studies, Human Rights, and Forensic Science.
Responsibilities: The position requires that selected candidate, among other responsibilities, will:
• Maintain effective teaching in the Justice Studies undergraduate and graduate programs, including teaching required skills courses and providing guidance for graduate student research projects
• Actively participate in departmental and campus governance, including curricular development, planning and implementing departmental activities, on campus activities, and supporting student success
• Develop and maintain an active research and publishing agenda
• Advise students, collaborate with faculty in other department programs and elsewhere, and perform professional service to the University, community, and academic profession
• Contribute to a team of dedicated professionals who skillfully address the needs of a student population of extraordinary diversity–in age, cultural background, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, primary language, life and work experience, and academic preparation–through course materials, teaching strategies, professional engagement with campus life, and advising.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 15, 2019
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by January 15, 2019 to http://apply.interfolio.com/57509. Additional materials may be requested if placed on a shortlist. Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
Justice Studies is a high-profile department in the College of Health and Human Sciences at San José State University, SJSU—located in downtown San José, CA, “the capital of Silicon Valley.” Established in 1930, the Department of Justice Studies is distinguished as one of the first degree-granting programs in criminal justice in the United States. The department prepares students for entry into a technologically complex and culturally diverse society as justice-oriented professionals who promote healthier communities and take leadership roles in the evolving justice landscape. The department's current focus is on strengthening its five pillars: 1) Criminal Justice Studies, 2) Criminology, 3) Forensic Science, 4) Legal Studies, and 5) Human Rights.
The department's 2 graduate programs offer master's degrees in Justice Studies and Global Criminology, preparing students for more advanced graduate study or managerial and research positions in justice serving organizations. In addition to the 2 MS degree programs, it offers 4 BS degrees in Justice Studies and Forensic Science, 4 minors, a graduate certificate in Family Violence, the award-winning Record Clearance Project, and 5 affiliated student and alumni groups. The team consists of 14 professors, 30 lecturers, 2 office staff members, and over 900 majors. SJSU Justice Studies alumni are among the most prominent professionals in policing, corrections, nonprofit services, legal, and related professions. For more information about the department, please go to: http://www.sjsu.edu/justicestudies/.
This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interested in a career at an institution that is a national leader in graduating URM students. San Jose State University has achieved HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) and AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution) designation; 40% of our student population are first-generation students and 38% are Pell-qualified. As a result, the university is ranked fourth nationally in increasing student upward mobility. San José State University is California's oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California's most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 32,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic, gender, and other perspectives.
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University's annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)
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Run Date: 11/20/18-05/20/18
Date Posted: 11/20/18
Position Title: Director of Faculty Success
Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University
Contact Name: Kristine Artello
Job Description: VCU seeks a Director of Faculty Success to help drive faculty and student success initiatives across the university system. Reporting to the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs (SVP), the Director promotes institutional and unit missions, as they relate to faculty development. They provide strategic leadership, program management, supervisory, and in some cases program delivery functions, and will have primary oversight for the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) unit and staff. The incoming Director is highly collaborative, and engages with leadership, faculty, academic units, staff, and institutional units across the university. They advance the institution’s deep commitments to faculty and student success, diversity and inclusion, real world learning, translational research, and interdisciplinary collaborations. They crystallize robust knowledge in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), adult learning, data-informed decision-making, and effective methods to support the advancement of pedagogical, scholarly, service, and career development activities for faculty. The Director addresses faculty support needs throughout the professional life cycle and adapts offerings to align with evolving priorities. On a continuous or routine basis, the Director leads program evaluation efforts and supports assessment, broadly. Please go to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/84220 to view details and apply.
Run Date: 11/20/18-02/20/18
Date Posted: 11/20/18
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Studies & Sociology
Institution: Akron Campus
Department: Criminal Justice Studies
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application attaching a curriculum vitae. In addition, a letter of interest describing research and teaching experience, official transcript(s) and contact information for at least three professional references including emaill addresses and phone number.
After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents under the my Cover Letters and Attachments section.
After initial review of applications, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to provide the following:
- unofficial samples of research publications (up to 3 publications), if available,
- evidence of teaching experience, if available, (e.g., sample of teaching evaluations and/or samples of course syllabi), and
- letters of reference from at least three professional references.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Angie Kerley in Human Resources at 330-972-6547. Direct questions regarding this position, can be directed to: Dr. Mary Myers, Search Committee Chair,
. Please add in subject line “Position #6088 - UA Corrections Search.”
The Departments of Criminal Justice Studies and Sociology at The University of Akron invite applications for a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2019. The successful candidate will join a new and dynamic interdisciplinary program that offers two undergraduate degrees: (1) Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ) and (2) Criminal Intelligence Analysis (CIA). The candidate is expected to specialize in Corrections, but will also contribute to other aspects of the joint program such as teaching core Criminal Justice and Sociology courses (e.g., Criminology, Introduction to Criminal Justice).
This position is a full-time, 9-month Tenure-Track Appointment as an Assistant Professor, hired jointly in the Departments of Criminal Justice Studies (primary) and Sociology (secondary). If hired, the candidate will be expected to conduct research, teach and provide service within both departments.
The selected candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Criminology, Political Science, Psychology, or other related field in the Social Sciences at the time of appointment from an accredited institution. Candidates who have completed all the requirements for this terminal degree except for the Dissertation (i.e. ‘ABD’) will be considered, but completion of the degree will be required by the start date. The selected candidate will demonstrate research expertise in Corrections. Preference will be given to candidates with an active research agenda as well teaching and other relevant experience.
Review of applications will begin November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Background Check Statement
The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees. The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus. As such, the university will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment.
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
Run Date: 11/30/18-02/20/18
Date Posted: 11/30/18