Overview

The Department of Law and Justice Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rowan University is seeking applicants to fill an assistant or associate professor tenure-track position in Criminal Justice beginning September 1, 2019. All areas of specialization will be considered, including (but not limited to) policing, community corrections, addiction studies, and cybercrime. Applicants must be willing to teach undergraduate, graduate and online courses, produce scholarly research, and be committed to department and university service. The successful candidate will be expected to seek external funding for research and participate in departmental initiatives such as our graduate program, the development and teaching of online courses, interdisciplinary programs, and the offering of programs at multiple campuses. Class size is 35 students or less. A 3/3 teaching load is guaranteed for the first five years and can be renewed annually after the 6th year and attaining tenure with evidence of continuing scholarship.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants at the assistant professor level must have a PhD in Criminal Justice or a related field, or ABD with a firm date of completion, a strong research agenda and a commitment to quality teaching and active service. Applications at the associate professor level must have a PhD in Criminal Justice or related field, a strong record of publications and external grant activity, and a commitment to quality teaching and active service.

Law and Justice Studies, www.rowan.edu/lawjustice, is a dynamic department with the highest student enrollment in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. We offer a B.A. in Law and Justice Studies, a M.A. in Criminal Justice and a fully online M.A. in Criminal Justice. For more information about Rowan University and the Department of Law and Justice Studies, please visit http://www.rowan.edu or www.rowan.edu/lawjustice

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the second largest college at Rowan University with seven departments, seven interdisciplinary programs, and fifteen majors. The College also houses a number of Centers and Institutes that serve both research and pedagogical functions. CHSS places a strong emphasis on exceptional teaching, research and service. Our mission is to empower, transform, and engage students and faculty, as well as the global communities in which we live. We actively support faculty research and strive to include faculty as full partners in governance within the College.

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.