CRIMINOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR [#C14-023]
Central Connecticut State University’s Criminology & Criminal Justice Department invites applications for one full-time Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2014. The Criminology Department’s mission is to lead the state of Connecticut in the creation and dissemination of theoretical, scientific, and practical knowledge of Criminal Justice and is a growing multi-disciplinary department offering a B.A. in Criminology and an M.S. in Criminal Justice. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.
- A doctorate in Criminology, Criminal Justice or related field at the time of appointment from an accredited doctoral program. ABD considered if the completion of the doctorate is by August 2014 (A J.D. is not an appropriate degree for this position).
- Demonstrated commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Ph.D. in Criminology or Criminal Justice is preferred. Ph.D.’s and applied doctoral degrees in other social-science disciplines may be considered (J.D. not included).
- Areas of specialization in one or more of the following areas: cybercrime, security, and/or immigration. Candidates with expertise in other areas will be considered.
- University teaching experience.
- A record of scholarly activity (e.g., publications and presentations at professional conferences). Acceptable publications and presentations are those that have been externally-reviewed for appropriateness (e.g., peer-reviewed journal articles and conference presentations, edited book chapters or books). Self-published material will not qualify.
- Evidence of university and professional service, especially with underserved populations.
The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.
The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of culture opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.
Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by December 6, 2013. Only uploaded applications will be accepted. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To apply, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following:
- Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position, including commitment to diversity;
- Curriculum Vita; and,
- Names of five professional references with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers.
- ABD candidates must include a letter from dissertation advisor stating anticipated date of completion.
For more information, contact Dr. Reginald Simmons at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.