The Criminal Justice department invites applications for a full-time, temporary, faculty position. The ideal candidate has demonstrated ability to teach in the areas of cybercrime, cybersecurity and homeland security, national defense, and emergency management. The ideal candidate also has the ability to teach a variety of courses within the undergraduate program such as introduction to criminal justice, administration of justice, and global crime and justice, as well as the graduate program in criminal justice. This is a one-year appointment with potential for renewal twice more for a possible total of three years, contingent upon job performance and funding. Additional teaching in summer is available.
Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with theMSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.
PhD in criminal justice or closely related field. (ABD with significant dissertation progress can be considered; JD or LLB is not a sufficient terminal degree)
Experience in and demonstrated ability to teach in the areas of cybercrime, cybersecurity, homeland security, national defense, and emergency management
Evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level
Experience in and enthusiasm for teaching in multiracial, multiethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles
Experience teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses
Experience in distance learning and instructional technologies
Experience serving as role a model and mentor for a diverse student body
Evidence of scholarly research in cybercrime, cybersecurity, homeland security, national defense, and/or emergency management
As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email email@example.com.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, (unofficial) transcripts, and evidence of successful teaching experience (teaching portfolio, classroom observations, student evaluations, narrated PowerPoint).
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.