One Open Rank Professor of Criminal Justice, One Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice or Homeland Security (2 Tenure Track Appointments)
St. John's University
December 8, 2017
Jamaica, New York
One Open Rank Professor of Criminal Justice or Homeland Security
One Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice or Homeland Security
College of Professional Studies
Tenure Track Appointment (2)
Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security
The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for 2 full-time tenure track positions: one OPEN RANK and one as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of Criminal Justice or Homeland Security, commencing September 1, 2018.
St. John's University (www.stjohns.edu ) founded in 1870 is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and exciting study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and close to 120 foreign countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees in the arts, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John’s has two residential New York City campuses; an academic center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Ireland, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 4 graduate level programs. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu/cps
The Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security has a dynamic practitioner/academic faculty and offers the following undergraduate programs: Criminal Justice, an American Bar Association approved paralegal program and Homeland Security. The Division also offers a graduate program, a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership. Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, team membership, leadership, and employment readiness. For more information about the Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security, please visithttp://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studies/criminal-justice-legal-studies-and-homeland-security
Description of Responsibilities: The Division is looking for candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching for face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. Candidates engage primarily in teaching and will support core and elective courses for a diverse array of students. Our faculty engage in professional and program development, program assessment, and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including consultation, presentations, and research and writing for the academic or professional community are expected.
This is a teaching-intensive position (9-12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions. Research productivity is important, but secondary to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, and other student engagement activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.
Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in criminal justice or a related and relevant discipline. Candidates possessing a J.D. who have gained admittance to a state bar association are invited to apply as well, especially with an additional earned doctoral degree Candidates who possess professional practitioner experience in Criminal Justice or Homeland Security disciplines are preferred. Research-based teaching experience at the university level is required.
Preference will be given to candidates who can support the growth of undergraduate and graduate programs. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching and use face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. Candidates with evidence of teaching excellence, professional and scholarly research activity, student engagement and a strong commitment to service are preferred. Participation in division, college and university governance is expected.
Please apply on line: Submit your letter of interest and CV to Dr. Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg, Chair, Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security via the link below.
Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218356
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.