Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Job no: 493302
Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Department: Social Sciences
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: School of Education and Social Sciences
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Position Department Social Sciences
The School of Education and Social Science is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice beginning in Fall, 2018. The Criminal Justice program is a fast-growing major that emphasizes experiential learning coupled with a technical focus on the profession. This includes, but is not limited to, crime analysis, crime mapping, surface through deep web investigations, police ethics, corrections, policing, juvenile delinquency, criminal justice technologies, white-collar crimes, criminal investigations, criminology, criminal law and evidence, and sex crimes. The program also stresses a multi-disciplinary approach, and has research and curricular partnerships with other academic departments on campus, including the Communication and Information Systems department and the Center for Cyber Research and Training.
The Social Sciences Department, housed in the School of Education and Social Sciences, offers undergraduate degree programs in Criminal Justice, History, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology and Social Sciences (including Social Studies Education). The department fosters collegiality and values collaboration.
This position involves teaching, conducting research, serving as an academic advisor, supervising student internships, serving on departmental and university committees, and seeking external funding for the program. A successful candidate will have strong teaching skills, an active research agenda, and practical experience in criminal justice.
RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is Fall, 2018 and dependent upon final budgetary approval.
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A research-based doctoral degree (Ph.D., Sc.D.) conferred by June 1, 2018 from an accredited institution in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related fields, or a J.D. with at least five years of law enforcement and prosecutorial experience, is required. Expertise related to cyber-crimes, advanced police technologies, augmented reality, or criminal intelligence is preferred, as is federal, state or local law enforcement experience.
Act 153 Clearance Required No
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No
Required to Pass a Credit Check No
Additional Posting Information None
Special Applicant Instructions Please submit CV, Cover Letter and 3 Professional References with application.