Full-time Instructor, Criminal Justice for 2021-2022 academic year

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Full-time Instructor, Criminal Justice for 2021-2022 academic year


About Westfield State University:

Westfield State University is a public, teaching-centered, liberal arts college located in Western Massachusetts approximately 90 miles from Boston, two hours to New York City, and 30 minutes from the Northampton, Amherst, and Springfield areas. With an undergraduate and graduate student population of 6,200 students, the institution is ranked #32 among public universities in the Best Regional Universities-North section of the latest U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" list.

Westfield State was founded in 1839 by Horace Mann as the first public co-educational college in America without barrier to race, gender, or economic class. A Chronicle of Higher Education "Great Colleges to Work For" designee in 2011, the University is dedicated to and continues to live its tradition of providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.

The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Faculty responsibilities include advising students, service to the University, College of Education, Health, and Human Services, the department, and the community, and an active research agenda.


Job Description:

Campus Title: Instructor, Criminal Justice (One-year Temporary)
State Job Title: Instructor
Department: Criminal Justice
Job Code: HA2000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Funding: 7115-6014
Bargaining Unit: MSCA
Job Type: Full-Time One-Year Temporary
Timeframe: Academic Calendar
Shift: TBD
Regular Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Salary: $55,000.00-$64,400.00 (Salary will commensurate with experience and education)

General Statement of Duties:
The Department of Criminal Justice seeks candidates for a one-year, temporary full-time Instructor appointment for the 2021-2022 academic year. Position responsibilities include teaching four face-to-face undergraduate sections and academic advising. The successful candidate must be able to teach Introduction to Criminal Justice, Theories of Crime (Criminology), Juvenile Procedure, and Criminal Procedure.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in criminal justice or criminology at the time of hire.
  • Demonstrated success in college teaching and academic advising.

Note: Candidates with only a JD will not be considered.


Additional Information:

Disability Accommodations:
Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.

Background Check:
Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.


Application Instructions:

An online application is required. A complete application includes:
  • Cover Letter*
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts of highest degree
  • Statement of teaching philosophy with areas for continuing scholarship
  • Contact information for three reference letter providers**

Notes:

* In your cover letter please include the ways in which you would advance diversity and inclusion in your classroom and at the university.

** Contact information for three reference letter providers should be completed on the reference form. Applicants that are using Interfolio for an existing confidential letter of recommendation should provide the Interfolio based email address (e.g. [email protected]).

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin May 23, 2021. The job will remain open until finalists have been selected.

NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us.
Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.




To apply, visit https://westfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=131054&CNTRNO=1&TSTMP=0





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Posted: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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