Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure Track
The Department of Law and Justice Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rowan University is seeking applicants to fill an assistant professor tenure-track position in Criminal Justice beginning September 1, 2020. All areas of specialization will be considered, including (but not limited to) corrections, cyber crime, environmental crime, and race/class/ethnicity and crime. Applicants must be willing to teach undergraduate, graduate and online courses, produce scholarly research, and be committed to department and university service. The successful candidate will be expected to seek external funding for research and participate in departmental initiatives such as our graduate program, the development and teaching of online courses, interdisciplinary programs, and the offering of programs at multiple campuses. Class size is 35 students or less. A 3/3 teaching load is guaranteed for the first five years and can be renewed annually after the 6th year and attaining tenure with evidence of continuing scholarship.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in Criminal Justice or a related field, or ABD with a firm date of completion, a strong research agenda and a commitment to quality teaching and active service.
Law and Justice Studies, www.rowan.edu/lawjustice, is a dynamic department with the highest student enrollment in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. We offer a B.A. in Law and Justice Studies, a M.A. in Criminal Justice and a fully online M.A. in Criminal Justice. For more information about Rowan University and the Department of Law and Justice Studies, please visit http://www.rowan.edu or www.rowan.edu/lawjustice
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the second largest college at Rowan University with seven departments, seven interdisciplinary programs, and seventeen majors. The College also has a number of established graduate programs and is in the process of developing more programs at the Master’s and Doctoral level. The College also houses a number of Centers and Institutes that serve both research and pedagogical functions. CHSS places a strong emphasis on exceptional teaching, research and service. Our mission is to empower, transform, and engage students and faculty, as well as the global communities in which we live. We actively support faculty research and strive to include faculty as full partners in governance within the College.
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.
Applications must be submitted through our online admission tracking system (link goes here). Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research interests with plans for continuing this work at Rowan, and the phone numbers of three references. Candidates invited to interview must submit three letters of reference.
Rowan University values diversity, and is committed to equal opportunity. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
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