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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure-Track

Apply now Job no: 496047
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 tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2024. The Criminal Justice program consists of a 36-credit hour curriculum and serves nearly 300 undergraduate majors and minors. The ideal candidate should be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice and Criminology including but not limited to, criminological theory, research methods, and senior seminar, and hold a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology.

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 and Criminology courses at the undergraduate level (typically 9 credits per semester/18 credits per year). The candidate 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 Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology from an accredited university, with a preliminary or comprehensive exam in Criminal Justice or Criminology. ABD candidates may be considered. A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) will not be considered sufficient.
• A demonstrated record of scholarship in Criminal Justice or Criminology.
• Undergraduate teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: criminal law, corrections, and victimology.

Desired Qualifications:

• Research or teaching interests in one of the following areas: corrections, law enforcement, homeland security, big data, machine learning/artificial intelligence.
• Leadership and mentorship in teaching, research, or service that supports an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
• Experience in student advisement.
• Prior professional experience relevant to assigned course topics.
• Able to develop online and hybrid modes of course delivery.

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty

Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt

Physical Demands: General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:


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

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