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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Apply now Job no: 494925
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in criminal justice. The Criminal Justice B.A. Program has a 36-credit hour curriculum and currently serves nearly 200 majors and minors.

Seton Hall is an archdiocesan university with a combined undergraduate and graduate student body of approximately 10,000 students. SHU is committed to programs of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA) to achieve our objectives of creating and supporting a diverse racial, ethnic and cultural community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be expected to engage in an active research program and teach criminal justice courses at the undergraduate level. The faculty is also expected to be proficient in academic advising and student mentoring, program and curricular development, and other institutional service activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or a closely related social science discipline.
  • A demonstrated record of academic publications and undergraduate teaching experience in policing and/or criminal law and procedure.

Desired Qualifications:

  • The department also has interest in candidates whose qualifications would allow them to teach courses in other specialty areas, including but not limited to: race, gender, class and criminal justice, white collar and corporate crimes, and quantitative research methods.
  • Previous leadership and mentorship experience in teaching, research, or service that supports an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
  • Able to develop online and hybrid modes of course delivery.


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Screening of applications begins December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 15, 2022. A complete application consists of: (1) a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above, including past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Other documentation such as evidence of teaching effectiveness may be requested once candidate is under consideration.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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