Assistant Professor, Legal Studies ProgramThe Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the College of Professional Studies1 full-time tenure track faculty positionThe Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security in the College of Professional Studies at St. John's University is seeking applicants for 1 full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor for the Legal Studies Program, to begin in January 2017 for the Spring Semester, 2017 and forward.St. John's University (http://www.stjohns.edu/) founded in 1870 is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today's global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and exciting study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and close to 120 foreign countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John's has three residential New York City campuses; an academic center in Oakdale, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.The College of Professional Studies (CPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 4 graduate level programs. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studiesThe Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security has a dynamic practitioner/academic faculty division and provides the following relevant programs: an American Bar Association approved paralegal program, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security majors and minors at the undergraduate level and growing graduate programs, including a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Leadership and a developing innovative Doctor of Professional Studies (DPS) doctoral program in Homeland Security. Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, team membership, leadership and employability readiness. For more information about the Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studies/criminal-justice-legal-studies-and-homeland-securityResponsibilities:Candidates should have a JD who have gained admittance to a state bar association. Research based teaching experience at the university level is required. Candidates must show evidence of teaching excellence, professional and scholarly activity, student engagement and a strong commitment to service.Candidates engage primarily in teaching and will support core and elective courses for a diverse array of students. Our faculty engage in professional and program development and assessment and service to the University and broader community. Professional activities including consultation, presentations, research and writing for the academic or professional community are expected. Student advisement and active participation in departmental and college events and committees will be required.Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy, be able to integrate technology into teaching, and use face-to-face, online and hybrid modes. Participation in division, college and university governance is expected.Qualifications:Candidates possessing a JD who have gained admittance to a state bar association are invited to apply. Candidates who possess professional practitioner experience in either or both Criminal Justice or Homeland Security disciplines are preferred. A licensed attorney is preferred with some combination of the following qualities: Can support the teaching of legal research, writing and analysis; Has material corporate transactional and/or compliance experience; Has material litigation experience; Has the potential to support the St. John's University Mock Trial Team; Has material e-discovery, litigation support and/or litigation management experience; Has the ability to support the other two Programs in the Division, Criminal Justice and Homeland Security.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit your letter of interest and resume. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process.I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/906387Copyright 2015 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.http://www.jobelephant.com/jeid-468e52cb11246145ba2cd6b01f1a1a8f
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