Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland
Not Specified
Jun 06, 2019
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 

Personnel Status: PIN/Faculty
Department: Behavior Sciences and Human Services
Open Date: June 4, 2019      
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities: Teaches twelve (12) undergraduate hours (4 courses) per semester. Engage in multiple service related activities such as student advising, including mentoring and service at the departmental, school, college, professional, and community levels; and actively engage in scholarly or creative activities and/or strong demonstration of emerging record thereof including pursuit or external grants. This is a full-time tenure track faculty position to start Fall 2019.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Area of specialization in either social justice or restorative justice required. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, student advising, and student mentoring. Preference with be given to candidates with evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level, evidence of academics scholarship and research ability/potential to publish in peer-reviewed academic journals, the potential for securing external grants, and evidence of building community partnerships. Candidates must be committed to working with diverse populations and be conversant in multicultural issues.  

Preferred Qualifications: Specialization area open with research interests and experiences in Research Methods, Criminology, Social Justice and Restorative Justice. Ability to teach a majority of the core course in our criminal justice curriculum. 

Condition of Employment: Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credential. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

APPLICATION: Interested and qualified applicants should submit two copies of a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, letter of interest and teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript(s) (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), along with an application and at least three (3) letters of reference. Submissions without an application will not be considered. Email or mail all documents to: 

Office of Human Resources
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD  20715

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