Criminal Justice, Tenure Track Assistant Professor (2)

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Campus Location
Plymouth

Department: PSU Justice & Security

Summary of Position

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Plymouth State University invites applications for two (2) full time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence in January 2022 or August 2022. The tenure-track candidate will be responsible for teaching 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses in Criminology/Criminal Justice, establishing and maintaining a research agenda, advising students, and contributing to discipline and university service. A PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice or a related discipline is required. ABD candidates expecting to complete their degree prior to appointment will be considered.

Posting Number: PF0521FY22

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related discipline.
  • ABD will be considered
  •  Demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching with evidence from colleagues and students.
  •  Skills in academic advising and mentoring students.
  •  Innovative, student-driven, and possessing strong communication skills.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  •  Ability to teach multiple core courses in the criminology and criminal justice programs.
  •  Area of specialization is open, but preference will given to candidates with expertise in one of the following areas: Conservation Law, White Collar Crime, or Digital Forensics.
  •  Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues and participate in collaborative programs and projects across disciplines.
  •  Experience integrating technology into the classroom to enhance student learning.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Salary Information

Plymouth State University (PSU) has consistently earned national recognition for its commitment to community service, environmental sustainability, academic excellence, and employee wellness. The employee benefits package will holistically support your life and career goals. The outstanding benefits include affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance along with university paid life and accidental death & dismemberment, short and long term disability. The financial benefits include competitive compensation, a generous retirement plan match and tuition reimbursement benefit that extends to your dependents. Find more information here!

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Faculty Information
Tenure-Track

Posting Date: 09/21/2021

Appointment Type: Tenure-Track

Departmental Information

Find more information about our Cluster here: Justice & Security

This position is responsible for the supervision of
Does not supervise

Special Requirements
A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

EEO StatementThe University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Job Duties/Responsibilities
Teaching 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses in Criminology/Criminal Justice, establishing and maintaining a research agenda, advising students, and contributing to discipline and university service.

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion. To receive full consideration for this position, applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:

  • Letter of application outlining background and qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Research and scholarship agenda statement
  • Three (3) current professional written letters of recommendation*
  • Copies of graduate transcripts

*Request for recommendation letters are automated and will be sent out at the time application. Applicants will be required to provide contact name and email address for references. For applicants who prefer to use Interfolio, please follow this link for instructions. : https://support.interfolio.com/m/29600/l/266335-submit-a-letter-of-recommendation-to-interfolio

INTERFOLIO USERS: If using Interfolio to submit letters of reference, please follow the special instructions at this link: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/2729/docs/126635.pdf.

Instructions for reference providers can be access at: https://support.interfolio.com/m/29600/l/266335-submit-a-letter-of-recommendation-to-interfolio.

Plymouth State University is a regional comprehensive university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate and approximately 3,000 graduate students.