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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Western New England University
Job Location:
Springfield, Massachusetts
Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Social Work in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to hire a scholar at the rank of Assistant Professor with broad teaching and research interests in criminal justice with an emphasis on policing, homeland security, terrorism, and/or other related areas. Candidates for this position must have demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses within the Department, and develop courses within the Department’s criminal investigation and/or homeland security and terrorism concentrations. Candidates will typically teach 12 credit hours in criminal justice per semester. All faculty are also expected to maintain an active scholarly research agenda, as well as student advising and university-wide service responsibilities.

 A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Justice Studies, or in a closely related field is required. ABD will be considered if the degree is conferred by the effective date of the appointment. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for application to this position.

Screening of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In addition to submitting a cover letter, a current CV, a teaching statement, a research statement, and transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the initial application). Candidates must have three reference letters of recommendation sent directly to:

Katie Kozey, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
College of Arts and Sciences
Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

In alignment with the University’s commitment to health and safety, all Faculty and Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

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