Rowan University — Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure Track

Department of Law and Justice Studies
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Tenure Track

The Department of Law and Justice Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rowan University is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-track position in Criminal Justice beginning September 1, 2018. All areas of specializations will be considered. Applicants must be willing to teach undergraduate, graduate and online courses, produce scholarly research, and be committed to department and university service. The successful candidate will be expected to seek external funding for research and participate in departmental initiatives such the graduate program, the development and teaching of online courses, interdisciplinary programs, and the offering of programs at multiple campuses. Class size is 35 students or less. A 3/3 teaching load is guaranteed for the first five years and can be renewed annually after the 6th year and attaining tenure with evidence of continuing scholarship.

Law and Justice,, is a dynamic department with the highest student enrollment in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. We offer a B.A. in Law and Justice Studies, a M.A. in Criminal Justice and a fully online M.A. in Criminal Justice. For more information about Rowan University and the Department of Law and Justice Studies, please visit or

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 15,000 students. Its main campus in located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000patients in Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boast seven colleges – William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics, as well as the School of Biomedical Science and Health Professions.

Applications must be submitted through our online admission tracking system (link goes here). Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2017 and must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research interests with plans for continuing this work at Rowan. Candidates invited to interview must submit three letters of reference.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. Rowan University values diversity, and is committed to equal opportunity. All positions are contingent upon budge appropriations.