The Criminal Justice department invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position. The ideal candidate has demonstrated ability to teach in the areas of cybercrime, cybersecurity and homeland security, national defense, and emergency management. The successful individual can also teach a variety of courses within the undergraduate program such as introduction to criminal justice, administration of justice, and global crime and justice, as well as the graduate program in criminal justice.
Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with theMSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.
A PhD in criminal justice or closely related field. (ABD with defense scheduled before start date can be considered; JD or LLB is not a sufficient terminal degree); experience in and demonstrated ability to teach in the areas described above; and evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level.
Experience in and enthusiasm for teaching in multiracial, multiethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles; experience teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses;
experience in distance learning and instructional technologies; experience serving as role a model and mentor for a diverse student body; and evidence of scholarly research in criminal justice.
As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas.
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.