Subject to Budgetary Approval Job Opening ID (JOID): 23857 Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-track)
Qualifications: Required - Doctorate in a related field. Candidates from a variety of fields—Criminalistics, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Pathology, Odontology, Biometrics, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Toxicology, History of Criminalistics, Conviction Integrity, Human Rights Reporting, etc.—are encouraged to apply. Active research agenda in forensic science with strong potential for publications and funded research Commitment to teaching excellence with technology integrated into teaching; ability to teach online classes Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience
Preferred - Strong record of teaching excellence A global or international perspective in teaching and research Research and teaching that can enhance existing department emphases in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Human Rights, or Digital Forensics
Responsibilities - Maintain effective teaching in the forensic science programs Contribute to the development of the forensic science curricula Contribute to the development of the Justice Studies curricula where appropriate including the interface of forensic science with other subject areas Assist in the expansion of the forensic science programs, building collaborations, bridges, and outreach with stakeholders in the Justice Studies Department, on campus, in the community, and internationally Develop and maintain an active research and publishing agenda Advise students, collaborate with other faculty, and perform professional service to the University, community, and academic profession Actively participate in shared governance, including curricular development, planning and implementing departmental activities, committee participation, and student support Address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, religion, nationality, cultural background, ethnicity, race, primary language and ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 21, 2017 Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by December 9, 2016 to https://apply.interfolio.com/38426.
Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence. Justice Studies is a high profile Department at San José State University, located in the center of San José and the heart of Silicon Valley. Established in 1930, the Department of Justice Studies is distinguished as one of the first degree-granting programs in criminal justice in the United States. The Forensic Science program primarily educates aspiring criminalists to work in crime labs and to enter careers and graduate schools via its two majors, 1) Forensic Science, Concentration in Biology, and 2) Forensic Science, Concentration in Chemistry. A third concentration in digital forensics will begin in a couple of years. The recently launched minor in Forensic Studies attracts students interested in careers in law enforcement and provides education in the proper field procedures utilized for collecting and handling evidence, among other things. The Department currently has 11 professors, 21 lecturers, and over 750 majors. For more information about the department, please go to: http://www.sjsu.edu/justicestudies/
San José State University is California's oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California's most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
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