Eastern University, a Christian university of the liberal arts and sciences located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania with branch campuses in the Philadelphia and Harrisburg regions, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Social Transformation (10-month appointment; rank commensurate with qualifications).
Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in the undergraduate Criminal Justice Program at our St. Davids and Esperanza locations. Courses may include: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Policing, Courts, Corrections, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, Restorative Justice, or Research Methods Additional responsibilities will include advising students, assisting with program administration, and participating in departmental, college, and university activities. Given strategic growth initiatives, there may be an opportunity for the further development of online programming and program certification.
Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice (or a closely related field), a commitment to and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, scholarly and professional engagement, and community service. ABDs close to defending will be considered for the Assistant Professor position. A JD is not sufficient for this position.
To be considered, applicants must upload their all application materials in their profile. Materials include: a cover letter with a brief statement of their faith and courses they could teach and/or have taught, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation. We recommend that interested candidates review the institution's mission and doctrinal statements at htto://www.eastem.edu/about!mission and htto://www.eastem.edu/about!our-faith.
Application deadline: November 1, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: 240
About Eastern University
Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with its mission. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of the protected classes are encouraged to apply.