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Assoc./Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice

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

Associate/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 Advanced Assistant or early Associate Professor position, with broad teaching and research interests in criminal justice.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses within the Department’s criminal justice program which offers as a BS degree in Criminal Justice and concentrations in Criminal Investigation, Homeland Security and Terrorism, and Victim Studies. 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.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience.

Screening of applications will begin immediately with full consideration given to applications received by October 31, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Electronic applications are required. Candidates should send the following through the application portal linked below: A cover letter, a current CV, a teaching statement, a research statement, and transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the initial application). In addition. candidates must have three reference letters of recommendation sent directly to:

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

Additional information about the University is available on our website at Information on the Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Social Work is available at

A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Justice Studies, or in a closely related field is required. Qualified ABD candidates will also be considered if their Ph.D. degree will be conferred by the effective date of appointment. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for application to this position. Candidates must have demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

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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