COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
TENURE TRACK APPOINTMENT
DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LEGAL STUDIES AND HOMELAND SECURITY
ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR FULL PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants a full-time tenure track position as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Criminal Justice commencing September 1, 2020.
St. John’s University, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu
Commitment to Inclusion
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 9 graduate level programs. For more information about CPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/cps
The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security has a dynamic practitioner/academic faculty division and provides the following relevant programs: an American Bar Association approved paralegal program, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security majors and minors at the undergraduate level and two graduate programs, including a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership and an innovative Doctor of Professional Studies (DPS) in Homeland Security. Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, team membership, leadership and employability readiness. For more information about the Division, please visit of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/criminal-justice-legal-studies-and-homeland-security
The Division is looking for candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs and contribute to curricular programming in the new Homeland Security Simulation Center. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching techniques for real data analysis, both face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. The Homeland Security Simulation Center offers student opportunities to apply coursework learning to realistic situations they may face. Candidates engage primarily in teaching and will support core and elective courses for a diverse array of students. Our faculty engage in professional and program development and assessment and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including consultation, presentations, research and writing for the academic or professional community are expected. Student advisement and active participation in departmental and college events, academic assessment, and committees will be required.
Candidates should have a terminal doctoral degree in criminal justice, or a related and relevant discipline. Candidates possessing a JD who have gained admittance to a state bar association in conjunction with a related social science discipline are invited to apply as well. Candidates who possess professional practitioner experience in Criminal Justice or forensic psychology are preferred. Research-based teaching experience at the university level is required.
The ideal Assistant Professor candidate should possess university teaching experience and a well-developed research agenda. A research agenda will be requested prior to interview. At the Associate and Full Professor level, a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related area is expected, as is extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a dynamic research agenda with evidence of a strong publication record, and well-developed liaisons to the professional community are expected.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV via the apply button below.
Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions about the position may be directed via email to Dr. Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg (email@example.com) , Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
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