University of Pittsburgh-Bradford — Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice:  Assistant Professor, tenure stream.  The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is currently seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (tenure stream) in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences, to begin in fall 2021. 

Requirements: Ph.D. in criminal justice (or a closely related academic field). Area of specialty is open. Professional experience in the field of Criminal Justice a plus with three to five years of university-level teaching required.  An active research agenda with a strong commitment to advising, mentoring, and supervising undergraduate research/internships, with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates. Demonstrated strengths in teaching at a small liberal arts college; experience in advising and mentoring undergraduates; excellent communication, computer, organizational & interpersonal skills; and research interest and publication potential in the field.

Responsibilities: teaching a 12-credit load every semester of introductory and upper-level courses in criminal justice; criminal justice research activity; actively participating in professional development; advising and mentoring students for internships and field/career placements; and participating in student recruitment & retention initiatives.  

Additionally, we seek candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching and/or service.  Apply online at https://www.join.pitt.edu/. Submit letter of application, C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, along with a statement of experience working with students of diverse backgrounds, and names and contact information for three references.  For full consideration, applicants must submit complete application packages. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until position is filled.  Pitt-Bradford is a beautiful, friendly campus with an emphasis on teaching. While faculty have the advantage of the expansive resources and research opportunities available through the University of Pittsburgh system, they also enjoy one-on-one contact with their students in a secure, personalized environment. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in a setting committed to multiculturalism and/or campus diversity are of particular interest.  www.upb.pitt.edu/acadsearch

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