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Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice at Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan
Closing date
Jun 21, 2021

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Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
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The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice invites applications for the position of full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice. We are seeking candidates who have the potential to teach courses, both online and in person, across a generalist, criminal justice curriculum. These include: Delinquency and Juvenile Justice, Police and Society, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Capstone and/or Criminological Theory. Oakland University’s Criminal Justice program values diversity and issues related to social justice. Therefore, we are seeking a candidate who is well-equipped to infuse diversity and related advocacy content in their classroom instruction. The successful candidate will teach three courses in the fall semester and three in the winter semester. This is a one-year term beginning August 15, 2021 with the possibility for renewal.

A Ph.D. in sociology, criminology or criminal justice is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered but will be appointed at the rank of Visiting Instructor until evidence of Ph.D. completion is provided.

Please use this link to apply for the position. Upload the following documents for application: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, statement on your contributions to diversity and social justice, contact information for three professional references, one writing sample and unofficial transcripts. If you have questions or require additional information about the position, please contact George Sanders, Faculty Search Chair at [email protected]

A unit of the College of Arts & Sciences, the interdisciplinary department enrolls approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors. The Criminal Justice Program offers specializations in Homeland Security and Information Security and Assurance.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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