Faculty (non-tenure track)

Chicago, Cook County
Aug 11, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The successful candidate will have an MA or Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology or a closely related field and demonstrate effective teaching experience. Experience with non-profit social services and/or advocacy for incarcerated and/or formerly incarcerated people, as well as alternatives to incarceration, is also welcomed.

Applicants must electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, official transcripts, teaching statement, and contact information for three references.

Minimum Requirements: An MA in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology or closely related field, at least one year of college teaching experience, and/or work experience in the criminal legal system, including nonprofit or advocacy work.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology or closely related field, two (2) or more years teaching experience in an open admissions college, evidence of teaching effectiveness (online and face to face), two (2) or more years of work experience in the criminal legal system, including nonprofit or advocacy work and willingness to be flexible in class scheduling.

Applicant Documents:
A. Required Documents
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vita
3. Official Transcripts
4. Teaching Statement
5. Contact Information for Three
B. Optional Documents
1. Teaching Evaluations
2. Syllabi
3. Other Documents

Preferred Qualifications:


The Criminology Program and the Department of Sociology invites applications for a one-year, nine course (3-3-3) appointment beginning in September 2017. Teaching responsibilities include Social Deviance, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Statistics in Criminology and other courses required by the Criminology and Sociology Majors. This term faculty position may be renewed, pending performance review and enrollment needs.

The Criminology Program at DePaul University is a new major in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the various aspects of the criminal legal system. DePaul’s Criminology Program emphasizes critical thinking, strong analytical and writing skills, and ethical considerations, and is aligned with the urban, service and social justice oriented mission of the University. Term faculty will participate in collaborative efforts with the Department of Sociology and other allied fields, in addition to community partners, to foster course enhancement, teaching effectiveness, and assessment of student learning in an exciting, burgeoning field.

Link to Posting: http://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/hr/postings/1438

 DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.


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