Trinity in Washington, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice starting in Fall 2014. Criminal Justice is one of Trinity’s fastest-growing majors, and students have opportunities to pursue exciting coursework while also studying in Washington and accessing dynamic opportunities such as internships with federal and local agencies. This position is responsible for undergraduate instruction, primarily in the College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity’s historic college for women, but in close consultation with colleagues in the University’s School of Professional Studies which offers evening and weekend programming for working professionals. Candidates should have specific expertise in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Criminal Investigation, Corrections, or a related social science. This is a non-tenure track position eligible for a renewable contract and will include advising undergraduate students with an expressed interest in the Criminal Justice major.
A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in a directly-related field is required and at least two years experience teaching at the university level is desirable.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to integrate and infuse technology into classroom teaching; be open to nontraditional, creative teaching strategies; and be willing to pursue professional development opportunities relevant to the position and in support of student success. Candidates will also advise students and contribute to a vibrant culture of teaching and learning with a student-centered focus. Further, candidates will have an appreciation for cutting-edge interdisciplinary work, such as is reflected in Trinity’s Forensic Science major that draws on expertise from the Sciences as well as the Criminal Justice programs. The University anticipates continuing to develop dynamic programs responsive to market demand while embracing the liberal arts tradition and experiential learning opportunities.
Candidates such submit a cover letter describing their qualifications and interest in this position, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae specifying teaching experience and professional engagement. Candidates invited to interview will also submit sample syllabi, course evaluations, writing samples, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.
Please submit letter of application and c.v. to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Criminal Justice: (insert candidate’s last name)” in the subject line.
Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made.