Lasell College, founded in 1851, is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian institution of higher education located eight miles from Boston in Newton, Massachusetts. The College offers over 30 baccalaureate programs in, Communication, Environmental Studies, Graphic Design, Fashion, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Education, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Law and Public Affairs, Mathematics, and several areas of Business, Social Science, and the Humanities. Masters degrees are offered in Management, Sport Management, Communication, and Education, each with several concentration and certificate options.
The College has undergone significant growth over the past ten years, including a 60 percent increase in its undergraduate population to over 1600 students. The graduate program began ten years ago and now enrolls 300 students. As a result, the College has focused aggressively on full-time faculty hiring. Future plans include significant expansion of both graduate and undergraduate program degree offerings.
Lasell College emphasizes learning by doing, or what it calls Connected Learning, in all professional and liberal arts programs. Successful applicants will demonstrate passion for a student-centered teaching environment and innovative, project-focused initiatives such as community service-learning. Productivity and currency in an academic discipline as well as commitment to college community involvement are priorities.
The Justice Studies Department at Lasell College seeks an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice for a Fall 2014 appointment. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and credentials.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be asked to teach both introductory and advanced course in Criminal Justice; possible teaching in a graduate program, as well. She/he will demonstrate excellent, enthusiastic teaching and student advocacy. She/he will enjoy working cooperatively and productively with faculty, staff, and students. He/she will be committd to and professional development in scholarly/applied work. He/she will be expected to actively participate in department and college service. Finally, the successful candidate will help expand the curriculum in response to current needs and new markets.
Qualifications: Requirements include a doctorate in Criminal Justice or a closely related field; an ABD will be considered. Applications from former or current practitioners in the CJ field, and second-career professional are welcome. We value enthusiasm and experience; minority candidates are strongly urged to apply.
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