Assistant Professor or Instructor of Criminal Justice (Law & Courts)

Galloway, New Jersey
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 14, 2017
JOB ID: #1384
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

The Criminal Justice Program invites applicants with expertise in law and/or courts for a tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2018.


Candidates will be expected to teach in the B.A. and M.A. programs and must be able to teach core classes. Teaching load is three courses (12 credit hours) per semester. All candidates are expected to teach a general studies course every semester. Additional duties, including student advisement, are required as negotiated under the collective bargaining agreement.  Excellent teaching and service are expected for Instructors; excellent teaching, strong scholarship, and service are expected for Assistant Professors.

All Stockton faculty are expected to demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Minimum Qualifications:  For Assistant Professor, advanced ABDs will be considered.  For Instructor, J.D.s and those with M.A. or M.S. degrees and significant practitioner experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:  For Assistant Professor, Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field or J.D.

Salary Commensurate with experience

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A current curriculum vitae
  3. 1-page teaching philosophy statement
  4. Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Unofficial graduate transcripts
  6. Three references who will be contacted to submit required letters of recommendation
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit;  Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.