General Summary The School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a lecturer position to teach within its online and on campus programs. The appointment is expected to begin at the start of the Fall, 2017 semester.
The School of Criminology & Justice Studies is housed in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and is among the largest and most robust units of the University. The School enrolls over 1,200 students across its various academic programs, which include a Bachelor's degree, two Master's degrees, a Ph.D. degree, and graduate-level certificates in six specialized areas. The School features an interdisciplinary cadre of 19 full time faculty, with expertise in a wide range of criminology and criminal justice domains.
Lecturers fill a vital role within the School, with an emphasis on teaching, student advising, student success initiatives, and other forms of service to the School, College, and University. The teaching load is three courses per semester, including those delivered both online and on-campus. The position is renewable based on excellence in teaching and service activities. Lecturer starting salaries are commensurate with years of teaching experience, with the range comparable to that of assistant professors within the School. Following six years of service, lecturers are eligible to apply for promotion to the position of Senior Lecturer, with these salary ranges comparable to those of associate professors within the School.
Successful candidates will have a record of success in teaching at the college level, and expertise in core areas related to criminology and/or criminal justice policy and practice.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.
Minimum Qualifications -Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field, completed by time of appointment -At least one year of classroom teaching experience at a 4 year college or university in a criminal justice and/or criminology program -The ability to work effectively with diverse groups -Experience in departmental service roles which involve advising and mentoring a diverse student population -Relevant professional experience in criminal justice practice and/or policy
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