Assistant Professor of Practice, Criminal Justice
Title:Assistant Professor of Practice, Criminal Justice
Post Date:02/07/19
Location:Akron, Ohio
Details:The Department of Criminal Justice Studies at The University of Akron invites applications for a non-tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Practice position to begin Fall 2019. The successful candidate will join a new and dynamic interdisciplinary program that offers two undergraduate degrees: (1) Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ) and (2) Criminal Intelligence Analysis (CIA). The candidate is expected to specialize in Criminal Intelligence Analysis, and will teach both basic and advanced courses in crime analysis and policing strategies. Preference will be given to candidates who will also contribute to other aspects of the joint program such as teaching core Criminal Justice courses.

The position is a full-time, 9-month non-tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Practice, hired in the Department of Criminal Justice Studies. Salary: Competitive.

Qualifications:The selected candidate must possess a Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Criminology, Geography, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science, Political Science or another field related to social, computer, or data sciences at the time of appointment from an accredited institution. Ph.D. is preferred. Three years of professional experience in crime analysis or a closely related field is required. Candidates are required to demonstrate proficiency with technology that is commonly used in crime analysis through work experience, training, and/or certifications (computer information systems, geographic information systems, relevant software). Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and other relevant professional experience.

The position is a full-time, 9-month non-tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Practice, hired in the Department of Criminal Justice Studies. Salary: Competitive.
Comments:Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.

We are committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals with varied backgrounds and characteristics. The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, socioeconomic status, genetic information or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.

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Employer:The University of Akron
Contact:Dwayne Jones,
Application Instructions: For complete details and to apply for this position, visit:, Job ID #11297. Review of applications will begin March 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. All documents must be submitted online at:

Application documents should include the following:
a letter of interest describing professional and teaching experience,
curriculum vitae, including a description of
unofficial transcript(s), and
contact information for at least 3 professional references including email addresses and telephone numbers.

After initial review of applications, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to provide the following:

evidence of teaching experience, if available, (e.g., sample of teaching evaluations and/or samples of course syllabi), and
letters of reference from at least three professional references.

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