Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 
Job ID: 19859 
Location: LaGuardia Community College 
    Full/Part Time: Full-Time 
    Regular/Temporary: Regular 
    LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.

The Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College is seeking highly motivated and innovative candidates to fill one full-time tenure track position in Criminal Justice at the Assistant Professor level.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching a wide range of criminal justice courses including Criminal Justice, Criminology, Corrections, Policing, and other courses according to interest and need. The successful candidate will participate in departmental, divisional, and college-wide initiatives, provide academic advisement and student guidance, and contribute to program development. Appropriate professional development, research and scholarly activities are also expected. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with a diverse population. 

    Ph.D. degree in Criminal Justice or related field, or J.D. with related experience and membership in at least one state bar required. 

Prior teaching experience at the college level including Criminal Justice, Criminology, Corrections, and/or Policing.

Also required are a demonstrated scholarly achievement, experience in student mentorship and guidance, and the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty.

Experience or the ability to teach a diverse student population which includes underrepresented communities. 

    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests. 
    January 16, 2019 
    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty 

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