Position Department: Social Sciences
Position School: School of Informatics, Humanities and Social Sciences
The School of Informatics, Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning in Fall, 2022. The Criminal Justice program is a fast-growing major that emphasizes experiential learning coupled with a technical focus on the profession. This includes, but is not limited to, crime analysis, crime mapping, surface through deep web investigations, police ethics, corrections, policing, juvenile delinquency, criminal justice technologies, white-collar crimes, criminal investigations, criminology, criminal law and evidence, and sex crimes. The program also stresses a multi-disciplinary approach and has research opportunities with departments within the School.
The Social Sciences Department, housed in the School of Informatics, Humanities and Social Sciences, offers undergraduate degree programs in Criminal Justice, Economics, History, and Political Science, and a graduate degree in Cyber Investigations and Intelligence. The department fosters collegiality and values collaboration. This position involves teaching, conducting research, serving as an academic advisor, supervising student internships, serving on departmental and university committees, and seeking external funding for the program. A successful candidate will have strong teaching skills, an active research agenda, and practical experience in criminal justice. RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information on Robert Morris University, please visit rmu.edu; degree programs and accreditations, please visit, rmu.edu/academics and rmu.edu/accreditations; candidate and new employee information, please visit rmu.edu/careers and rmu.edu/benefits.
A research-based doctoral degree (Ph.D., Sc.D.) conferred by June 1, 2022 from an accredited institution in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related fields, is required. Expertise related to cyber-crimes, advanced police technologies, augmented reality, or criminal intelligence is preferred, as is federal, state or local law enforcement experience.
Act 153 Clearance Required: No
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check (If driving on behalf of the University): No
Required to Pass a Credit Check: No
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