Professor of Criminal Justice

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Temple University's Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for two one-year non-tenure track teaching positions at the rank of assistant professor or instructor beginning Fall 2019. Candidates should have a PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related discipline by and prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level. These are primarily teaching positions, carrying a 4-4 on-campus teaching load. The ideal candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice research methods and statistics, in addition to some combination of electives in law enforcement, terrorism, organized crime, gangs, cybersecurity, restorative justice, and victimology. Candidates with a Master’s degree or JD as their only postgraduate degree will not be considered unless they can demonstrate significant graduate level training in social science writing and research methodology.

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The Department of Criminal Justice boasts a thriving doctoral program, an M.A program, and the second largest cohort of undergraduate majors in the College of Liberal Arts. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded. Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and persons of color, members of under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching performance (student and/or peer evaluations, sample syllabi, etc.), and contact information for three references to The screening of applications will begin May 20, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 5/10/2019
Application Due: 7/9/2019
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