Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Barton College seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences with an anticipated start date in August 2018.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach 24 (twenty-four) credit hours annually at all levels of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences undergraduate and graduate coursework, with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings, online or hybrid courses. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising for declared- or intended-major students; ongoing professional scholarship; and service to the School of Sciences, the College campus, and local community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with evidence of active student engagement. Ability to assist in the recruitment of students is necessary.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences who is qualified to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses is preferred. A candidate who is ABD with expectation of a fully completed Ph.D. prior to the end of the first year of employment in the area of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences is a minimum requirement to teach in the undergraduate program.
  • Demonstrated record of successful college-level teaching.
  • A generalist in the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences who is qualified to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses is required. Special interests and experience in teaching other subjects compatible with the Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences Program and the needs of the College will be considered during the candidate assessment process.
  • Previous teaching experience or subject matter expertise in domestic and international security studies, forensic sciences, courts, legal system, and the ability to teach courses online are encouraged.

Application Process

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities will begin with the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications must include letter of interest, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three people who are willing to serve as reference. Applications should be directed electronically to:

Dr. Kevin Pennington, Dean
School of Sciences
Barton College
employment@barton.edu.

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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