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Tenure Track (Open Rank) Professor, School of Criminal Justice

College of Public Affairs

Vacancy Number 2013-004

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 08/17/12     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

University of Baltimore - The School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track (Open Rank) Professor position with appointment beginning August 2013, pending final budgetary approval. This position will require traditional classroom teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and may also include teaching online courses.

The University of Baltimore, located in downtown Baltimore, is part of the University System of Maryland serving a diverse urban professional community. The School of Criminal Justice orients its academic priorities toward integration with the real world, capitalizing on geographic location in Baltimore, a real city that acts as an extended classroom and provides research opportunities. The School offers a B.S. and M.S. degree in Criminal Justice each certified by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and a B.S. degree in Forensic Studies. The School is currently engaged in expansion of its academic programs related to forensic studies (which utilizes a state-of-the-art forensics laboratory and maintains a strong partnership with state and local police departments and the state medical examiner’s office.) A new graduate degree program in Forensic Science focusing on high technology crime is under curriculum review. We invite you to visit our web site for more information about the College of Public Affairs and the School of Criminal Justice at www.ubalt.edu/cpa.

Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. in Criminology and/or Criminal Justice; have a record of scholarly activities; and clearly demonstrate the potential for quality university instruction and service to their profession and the university. Responsibilities for this position include teaching courses in both the B.S. and M.S. programs in Criminal Justice, and maintaining an active research and service agenda. Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of core criminal justice courses; however the area of specialization is open. The successful candidate may also have an opportunity for course development in their area of specialization and/or expertise. This position requires that the person hired be an active member of the faculty who contributes to program development, governance, and sustainability. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We invite qualified applicants to submit a letter of interest, vita, and names and contact information of three references. Electronic forwarding is strongly preferred. Review of materials will continue until the search is completed. Please submit all materials directly to cjposition@ubalt.edu or Dr. Debra L. Stanley, Executive Director, School of Criminal Justice, University of Baltimore, 1420 North Charles, Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-5779. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Baltimore is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.