The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to hire a scholar at the rank of Assistant Professor with broad teaching and research interests in criminal justice with an emphasis on homeland security, terrorism, and/or other related areas.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses within the Department, and develop courses within the Department’s homeland security and terrorism concentration. All faculty are also expected to maintain an active scholarly research agenda, as well as student advising and university-wide service responsibilities.

  • A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Justice Studies, or in a closely related field is required.
  • ABD will be considered if the degree is conferred by the effective date of the appointment.
  • A J.D. alone is not sufficient for application to this position.
  • Candidates for this position must have demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

Screening of applications will begin immediately with full consideration given to applications received by January 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In addition to submitting a cover letter, a current CV, a teaching statement, and a research statement, candidates must have three reference letters of recommendation sent directly to the following URL. Official transcripts of all course-work in higher education are required. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the initial application.)

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu