Overview

he University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/Department Chair.

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are really accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.

JOB DETAILS:Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities include: teaching, scholarly research, advising students majoring in Criminal Justice, and participating in departmental/campus/community/professional service.
  • The incumbent will have a teaching load of 18 credits per academic year in the core courses of the Criminal Justice major and minor, and in upper division electives.The candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active research program involving undergraduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS:Qualifications

Required

  • Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or closely related field.A law degree (JD) only is not appropriate for this position.
  • Must meet the required qualifications and provide evidence of an active research/publication record that is commensurate with departmental requirements for this rank.
  • The successful candidate agrees to serve as department chair for a three year term (with a one course reduction per semester).
  • Strong commitment to teaching
  • Teaching experience at a college/university level
  • Required areas of teaching are open
  • Experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives
  • Experience interacting with a diverse and multicultural population
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Preferred

  • Preferred areas of expertise are corrections, law & society, law & social change, social justice, criminal procedure, and criminal law.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in teaching a diverse student population

SPECIAL NOTES:Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

LEGAL NOTICES

Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.

Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applicants should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

THE UNIVERSITY

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:Position is open until filled.

TO APPLY:Click the “Apply Now” button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password’ and select “Login.”

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included:

  • Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Names and Contact information for three professional references
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will be acceptable at the application stage)
  • Statement of Teaching/Research Philosophy
  • Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  • Examples of Scholarly Work
  • Syllabi

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

If you have application questions call or email:
Connie MInton
Phone: (262)595-3416
Email: minton@uwpl.edu