Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Deadline for Applications is 11/15/2020
Code: 16700 Posted: 10/02/2020
The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning August 2021.
The Criminal Justice Department, housed in the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies, is one of the largest on campus, and is a University of Wisconsin-Parkside Signature Program. The department values teaching, in a variety of formats and from multiple curricular perspectives.
Along with the University of Wisconsin-Parkside more generally, the Department of Criminal Justice is committed to access, diversity, student engagement and academic excellence. The university enrolls roughly 4,500 students, many of whom are first generation and non-traditional students. Located in northern Kenosha County in the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, much of the university’s 700-acre campus has been preserved in its naturally wooded and prairie state.
Essential Job Functions
Primary responsibilities for this tenure track position include teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of policing, police-community relations, and other criminal justice areas as needed, conducting research, and providing service to the department, college, university, community and profession.
- Teaching undergraduate courses in Policing, Introduction to Criminal Justice, and other Criminal Justice courses as needed. Assigned courses will be taught in face-to-face as well as online formats.
- Develop new course (s) in area of specialization for face-to-face and online delivery.
- Mentor students.
- Maintain an active research agenda.
- Provide service to the department, college, university, community and profession.
- Perform other duties as needed.
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
- Knowledge and ability to teach online courses and face-to-face courses in a traditional university classroom equipped with a chalkboard/whiteboard and multimedia technology.
- Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities.
- Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff verbally, electronically, and in writing.
- Ability to learn new teaching/learning methods.
- Ability to use course management software.
- Ability to work in an office setting.
Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or closely aligned field is required. ABD candidates may apply. Doctorate must be completed by start date.
Required area of expertise is Policing.
- ABD Candidates may apply. Doctorate must be completed by start date.
- Strong commitment to teaching.
- Teaching experience at the college/university level.
- Interest in teaching a diverse and multicultural student population.
- Must be eligible to teach in the United States.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on 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/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday November 15, 2020 are ensured full consideration.
Please be sure you have included:
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)
- Names and emails of three professional references
- Teaching evaluations (either student evaluations of teaching or formal evaluation of teaching by faculty/staff)
- Teaching Philosophy
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
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 applications 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.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
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 here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 11/16/2020