Overview

The Criminal Justice Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The person appointed to this position will be assigned primary teaching responsibilities at the Stockton Center, with additional teaching responsibilities on the home campus (in Turlock). The person in this position will provide program support in the area of Law Enforcement, teaching such courses as Causes of Crime, CJ Research Methods, Police Ethics & Civil Liability, Administration/Management in Law Enforcement, Leadership & Supervision in Law Enforcement, and Community/Problem Oriented Policing. Other courses may include electives related to the candidate’s specific research interests. The person in this position will advise students in the Law Enforcement concentration, with additional service responsibilities to the department and university. The successful candidate will have research interests in the field of Law Enforcement. The person appointed to this position will join a large and dynamic department that values excellent teaching (with an emphasis on critical thinking and effective communication), strong scholarship (with regional, national, and international implications), and a strong commitment to serving educational needs of a diverse student population. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. Special consideration will be given to candidates with field experience in law enforcement, and to those with experience advising and recruiting students with interests in the field of criminal justice. This is an academic year appointment. Strong potential for additional Summer Session teaching if desired.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice (or a closely related field) is required. Other minimum qualifications include experience teaching at the university level and viable research activity in the field of Criminal Justice.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by evidence of scholarly promise and expertise in law enforcement. Research interests and field experience in law enforcement are highly desired.

HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
A complete application is required for consideration and must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; evidence of effective teaching; and a professional resume, including contact information for three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Electronic submissions are preferred. Screening of complete application files will begin September 15, 2017 and continue until position is filled. This appointment is scheduled to begin on August 20, 2018.

Send applications and all correspondence concerning this position vacancy to:
Dr. Chau-Pu Chiang, Chair
Department of Criminal Justice
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
Electronic submissions: cchiang@csustan.edu

COMPENSATION:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:
The Department of Criminal Justice offers a BA degree with concentrations in Corrections, Law Enforcement, Criminal Legal Studies, Forensic Science, and Juvenile Justice. The Department also offers an MA in Criminal Justice. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at http://www.csustan.edu/CriminalJustice/