Johnstown Soc Sci-Justice Administration and Criminology - Pennsylvania-Johnstown - (19009238)
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, a four-year undergraduate college of the University of Pittsburgh, invites applications for a non-tenure stream Instructor or Assistant Professor of Justice Administration and Criminology, beginning September 2020. Ph.D. or ABD in Criminal Justice or related field preferred, MA or JD and prior college teaching experience required. Prior relevant professional experience is also strongly preferred.
We are seeking an individual who will assist in the development of the major, particularly in the area of forensic sciences, and work closely with local agencies to create innovative experiential learning opportunities in the surrounding community. Individual will teach introductory and advanced criminal justice courses, including courses in forensic sciences and criminal investigations. Faculty members teach four courses each semester. Continuing professional development and college service expected. Candidates should exhibit skill and enthusiasm in teaching undergraduates and be willing to participate in all phases of departmental, divisional, and college activities.
To apply, candidates should send current curriculum vitae; a statement about teaching and research interests; current official undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and any materials related to their teaching experience, including recent course syllabi and student opinion surveys. Applicants should also arrange to have three current original letters of reference sent directly to the search committee. All materials should be sent to:
Department of Justice Administration and Criminology
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown PA 15904
To receive full consideration, application should be received by January 15, 2020. Review will continue until position is filled. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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