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
• 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
• 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:
FA01 - Faculty
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.