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Thank you for your interest in working with Seton Hall University. All applicants must create an online application to be considered for any open position. Please note, employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal and other relevant background investigations. The determination of satisfactory is at the sole discretion of Seton Hall University.

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Apply now Job no: 495469
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position in the program of criminal justice. The Criminal Justice B.A. Program has a 36-credit hour curriculum and currently serves 222 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.
Lecturer positions are initially appointed for a one-year term. Subsequent Lecturer contracts may be extended to three-year terms. Lecturers who have served the University for a period of at least five full academic years may apply for promotion to Senior Lecturer

Duties and Responsibilities:

• The successful candidate will be expected to teach four criminal justice courses at the undergraduate level per semester with possible course releases for administrative duties.
• The faculty is expected to be proficient in academic advising and student mentoring, program and curricular development, and participate in the department and college service activities

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or sociology with preliminary or comprehensive exam in criminal justice or criminology preferred.  
• ABD candidates in criminology, criminal justice, sociology and those with terminal degrees in related disciplines will also be considered
• Demonstrated record of undergraduate teaching experience in criminal justice and criminology

Desired Qualifications:

• Work experience in criminal justice as police, parole, probation, correctional officers, or in the victim/witness/protection offices
• Teaching experience in courses including but not limited to, victimology, legal studies, introduction to criminal justice, comparative criminal justice, police, homeland security, or quantitative research methods; or have practical expertise or potential in teaching courses in these areas.
• Previous experience in student advising and service that supports an equitable and diverse academic environment.
• Able to develop online and hybrid modes of course delivery.
• Ability to collaborate with other university programs such as Police Studies and Homeland Security

Licenses and Certificates:


Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty



Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening of applications begins November 15th, 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 (3) evidence of teaching (teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, and a list of courses taught) (4) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested once a 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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