Job no: 508824
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty, UPST
The Department of Crime & Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth invites applications for a two-year, Full Time Lecturer position, with the possibility of renewal starting September 1, 2021. The department is home to a multi-disciplinary faculty from the Social Sciences and Humanities with research and teachings that offer critical and comparative perspectives on crime, justice, criminology, and the criminal legal system.
The selected candidate will teach required courses in the program, including but not limited to “Introduction to Crime and Justice Studies”, “Social Theory”, and a CJS focused “Introduction to the College of Arts and Sciences”. In addition, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to teach a variety of upper level elective topic courses such as “The Politics of Policing”, “Youth, Crime and Justice”, “Social Control”, and “The Prison Industrial Complex”. This position also allows the potential to create and offer courses in related topics of interest that are not yet in the curriculum.
Additional courses from our listings may be available depending upon area of expertise, including online teaching opportunities. A critical and interdisciplinary understanding of justice rooted in intersectionality is a requirement for teaching in the department.
This position carries a 4-4 teaching load (or 12 teaching credits per term) and includes academic advising responsibilities. All applicants must provide evidence of effective undergraduate classroom instruction.
Applicants are invited from fields drawing upon Criminology, Criminal Justice, Justice Studies, Critical Race Studies, Critical Geography, Black Studies, Queer Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Indigenous and Native American Studies, Latinx Studies, Chicanx Studies, History, Critical Whiteness Studies, Sociology, Legal Studies, Politics, and related fields. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Active ABDs with a completed Master Degrees will be considered, but a conferred Ph.D. will be prioritized and is preferred.
Teaching experience is required with documented proficiency.
Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.
To apply please submit:
- a cover letter
- curriculum vitae with teaching and academic advising experience provided
- names and contact information for 3 references
- a statement of teaching philosophy
- evidence of teaching effectiveness including course syllabi and student course evaluations
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Advertised: 17 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time