Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
9/30/2013 4:46:55 PM by Michael Karabetsos

Siena Heights University, a Catholic, liberal arts institution in the Dominican tradition, is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice.  The position includes the teaching of 12 semester hours at all levels in criminal justice each fall and winter terms, assisting in coordinating the criminal justice program and internships opportunities, engaging in service to the university, and actively engaging in scholarly activity in one’s field.

The responsibilities of this position include the following: teaching courses within one’s area of expertise and in the areas of juvenile justice, probation, parole, corrections and community corrections; for providing academic advising to students; participating in scholarly activity; providing service to the university including but not limited to service on a faculty committee; meeting deadlines for student feedback, scheduling of classes, posting of grades; participating in criminal justice curriculum development; engaging in professional development and appropriate scholarly activities; participating in program, division, and faculty meetings; assisting the criminal justice program and the university in recruitment and retention efforts; attending fall convocation, honors convocation, common dialog day, commencement and fall and spring university workshops; meet other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the program coordinator, division chairperson or dean.

Ph.D.  in criminology  or  criminal  justice will be given priority; Ph.D. in a related  social science  discipline  and ABD  in criminology or criminal justice (with demonstration of a completion plan), will be considered. Applicants who are close to completing their degrees may be considered, although doctorate should be in hand by September 1, 2014. The candidate must teach juvenile justice and selected topics in probation, parole, corrections and community corrections. The candidate should have some proficiency teaching courses online or blended format. The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching experience and excellence, a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution within the Dominican tradition, and a commitment scholarly achievement.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, list of professional references, sample syllabus, three letters of recommendation, and a brief description of your teaching philosophy to  In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  EOE


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