TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The Department of Criminal Justice at Minot State University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 20th, 2014. The Department offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice. Additionally, through a joint program with the Department of Criminal Justice, University of North Dakota, it also offers a joint Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. Faculty who qualify teach in all three degree programs. The Program has approximately one hundred seventy-five undergraduate majors and twenty minors, in addition to approximately twenty-five graduate students in the Masters or Ph.D. Graduate Programs.
The successful applicant must have a completed Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related discipline with a Criminal Justice emphasis, in addition to one of the following four qualifications: An applicant who is actively pursuing a Criminal Justice or Criminology Ph.D. and who are likely to complete the degree within one year of finishing will be considered. All applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria: (1) formally evaluated teaching experience in Criminal Justice subject matter; (2) experience in applied and/or the teaching of Criminal Justice related research methodology and/or statistics; (3) CJ field experience in United States Criminal Justice, including law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, court administration or US military Criminal Justice or homeland security or loss prevention; (4) publication record in Criminal Justice or Applied Criminology.. Juris Doctorates do not qualify for this position, however, Ph.D.'s in Law or Law Studies may be considered.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Normal teaching loads are twelve semester hours that combine both graduate and undergraduate coursework. Small class sizes encourage student-faculty engagement. Faculty members are expected to advise students; serve on graduate thesis, departmental and college-wide committees; and to develop a record of excellence in teaching, research and publication. Research, summer and overload teaching opportunities are available.
Salary and rank are commensurate with education, teaching and experience. Review of completed applications will begin in October , 2013 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.
A completed application consists includes: (1) A letter of application; (2) A Curriculum Vita, (3) Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references attesting to the applicant's qualifications and include the reference's contact information; (4) Transcripts sent from Universities where degrees were earned or are currently being completed; (5) Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
(6) Copies of recent publications or publications under development; and other information that applicant wants to be considered.
APPLY TO OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Dr. Wojciech Cebulak, Ph.D., Professor, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, 405 Memorial Hall, Minot State University, Minot, ND 58707. (701) 858-3503 firstname.lastname@example.org
Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice and between local experiences and global realities. This philosophy is grounded in an expectation that all students can learn, grow, and succeed if given the support, guidance and an engaging learning environment. Minot State University seeks individuals that will help us create a community that is pervasively focused on: student growth, learning and success; the development of students with integrity, character, and intelligence; institutional commitment to civic engagement, stewardship of its local and global place; and meaningful service for the welfare of others. Candidates interested in helping us to achieve Vision 2013, are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.
Minot State University is an EEO/AA Employer.
A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.
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