Job Summary/Basic Functions
The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Northern Colorado invites applications for a Department Chair/Associate Professor to begin fall 2013. The position requires a significant record of teaching and scholarly accomplishments warranting appointment at the rank of a tenured associate professor. We are seeking an individual with strong interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills, who is an active teacher-scholar and has the experience, vision, and energy to move the department forward in its academic programs, its service to the community and profession, and in the professional development of its faculty. In addition to teaching two courses each semester, the successful candidate will serve as the graduate coordinator for our online MACJ program, and will be responsible for curriculum development, faculty mentoring and evaluation, assessment of learning outcomes, and forging external and internal ties for research. Areas of teaching and research interests are open but should complement the current department offerings.
A PhD in criminal justice or criminology, but closely related fields will be considered. The position requires a significant record of teaching and scholarly accomplishments warranting appointment at the rank of a tenured associate professor.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.
Attach (1) a cover letter, (2) a current CV, (3) unofficial transcripts for all college degree work (finalists will be asked for official transcripts), (4) contact information, including email address and telephone number, for at least 3 persons willing to serve as references (post under "Other Document 1"), (5) a statement of teaching and research philosophies (post under "Teaching Philosophy"), and (6) a statement describing administrative experience and leadership philosophy (post under "Other Document 2"). Review of materials will begin January 14, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact the Criminal Justice Department should you have any questions, 970.351.2186.
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.
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