The Department of Criminal Justice in the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies (SCCJSS) invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, a 9-month position, located in Bryan and Waco, TX to begin September 1, 2018.
60% Teaching: 4/4 load in long semester.Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
15% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline.
25% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Required Education/Experience: A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely-related discipline from an accredited University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve and have completed at least four years of college teaching and pertinent professional experience.
Tenure-track faculty members in the rank of assistant professor shall hold the earned doctorate or other terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve. In addition, they shall have demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean; demonstrate continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree; and document yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masterâ™s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification.
Preferred Education/Experience: Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished record of scholarship and doctoral directive experience. The preferred area of specialization is policing and statistics.
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