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Journal Editor JQCJC

 

 

ACADEMIC


School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University Associate-Full Professor

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University invites applicants for a full-time (nine-month) faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with the possibility of tenure (contingent on approval of the Board of Regents), to begin in Fall 2018. Responsibilities include high-quality scholarship/research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching (2-2 teaching load), and university, professional, and/or community service. The School of Criminal Justice awards the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates for either rank must have earned a Ph.D. in criminal justice or related field (those who hold the J.D. only will not be considered), provide evidence of strong methodological/analytical skills, and demonstrate a strong record, commensurate with experience, of sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to these required qualifications, appointment at the rank of professor requires experience in supervising and mentoring doctoral students. For appointment as an associate professor or professor, the successful candidate must meet the School and University established standards for persons of the appointed rank.

 

Preferred Qualifications: For either rank, preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate experience in seeking and/or securing external grant funding, working with diverse student populations, and the ability to teach in areas that address the needs of the School. For consideration at the rank of associate professor, preference will also be given to those candidates who have experience in supervising and mentoring graduate students.

 

Application Procedures: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered (see https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/19605). For full consideration, please include the following in your application: cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, and a sample of published work. (Note: the selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.) Deadline for submission of all application materials is September 1, 2017. Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Christine Sellers, Director of the School of Criminal Justice at css100@txstate.edu or to Dr. Shayne Jones, Search Committee Chair at sej57@txstate.edu.

 


 

South Texas College - Instructor

The Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences at South Texas College is seeking applications for full-time Criminal Justice instructors starting Fall 2017. These are not tenure-track positions, but contracts are usually renewed each year as long as the faculty has a positive annual evaluation and program growth continues.

Job Summary This position is for a full-time faculty for Criminal Justice. South Texas College is a comprehensive institution, which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College.

Major/Essential Duties of Job:
    1. Mastery of Subject Matter:
        • Demonstrates a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline
        • Possesses appropriate educational/professional credentials to teach in field or discipline
        • Attempts to connect subject matter with related fields
        • Maintains currency in subject matter through professional development
    2. Teaching Performance:
        • Plans and organizes instruction in ways which maximize student learning
        • Effectively employs teaching and learning strategies that promote student engagement
        • Modifies instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students needs
        • Effectively employs available instructional technology when appropriate
        • Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments
        • Effectively communicates subject matter content to student
        • Contributes to the selection and development of instructional materials
    3. Evaluation of Student Learning:
        •Participates in the development, implementation, and assessment of departmental student learning outcomes
        • Develops and uses evaluation methods, which fairly measures student progress toward outcomes
        • Evaluates and expeditiously returns student work to promote maximum learning
        • Maintains accurate records of student progress
        • Submits final grade rosters and supporting documents according to established deadlines
    4. Support of College Policies and Procedures:
        • Maintains familiarity with and adheres to College Policies and Procedures
        • Fulfills requirements of instructors set forth in the letter of appointment
        • Maintains regular office hours to ensure accessibility to students and colleagues
        • Prepares, distributes, and submits syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program, division and College procedures
        • Prepares and submits First Week Financial Aid Attendance Rosters, Census Rosters, and Learning
          Outcome Data, by the respective deadlines each semester
        • Assures confidentiality
    5. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities:
        • Serves on College, divisional, and program committees, teams, and task forces as assigned
        • Attends meetings and events as required by College administration
        • Participates in professional activities which contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents
        • Responds in a timely fashion to information requests from College and division administrators and program chairs
        • Fosters and maintains effective working relationships with students, colleagues, and supervisors
        • Assists the chair in developing, reviewing, and revising curriculum
    6. Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs:
        • Participates in student advising
        • Maintains familiarity with College goals, mission, and long-range plans
        • Contributes to planning and development processes through appropriate channels
        • Performs professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of College, division, and program
        • Facilitates recruitment and retention of students
    7. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience Applicant must meet the STC credential requirements as published in Board Policy 4151: Academic and Professional Credentials of Faculty: doctorate or master’s degree in Criminal Justice from a regionally accredited institution; or a doctorate or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the Criminal Justice. Those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience: College or university teaching experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or are willing to teach classes in alternative formats (i.e., online, hybrid, etc.).

The job postings can be found here:

https://stcjobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/6586
https://stcjobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/6584


Tarleton State University - Associate or Full Professor

  The Department of Criminal Justice in the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies (SCCJSS) invites applicants for the position of Associate or Full Professor of Criminal Justice, a 9-month position, located in Fort Worth, TX to begin September 1, 2018. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely-related discipline from an accredited university and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area. Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished record of scholarship and doctoral directive experience. The preferred area of specialization is policing and statistics.

Tarleton State University is a member of the Texas A&M University System. The School houses several research institutes related to Predictive and Analytic Policing Science, Violence Against Women and Human Trafficking, and Homeland Security and Cyber Crime. The Department of Criminal Justice serves approximately 100 Master’s students and 600 undergraduate students, with both face to face and online programs. Please visit the homepage at http://www.tarleton.edu/criminology/index.html for more information about the School and the Department.

Interested candidates can view the full position announcement and apply for the position online at https://jobs.tarleton.edu/postings/7169. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

 

Questions may be directed to:

 

Tara O’Connor Shelley, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair

shelley@tarleton.edu


Texas A&M University-Commerce  - Assistant Professor - capable of teaching sociology and/or criminal justice

Job Summary

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the Fall 2016 semester.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Teaching responsibilities will be in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The position is for a person who can teach courses criminology or criminal justice with area(s) of specialization open. The successful candidate will be expected to perform service for the profession, university, and community and engage in other scholarly activities appropriate for academics. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or sociology. ABDs will be considered; however, a Ph.D. must be in hand at the start of the appointment. Those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience

College or university teaching experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or are willing to teach classes in alternative formats (i.e., online, hybrid, etc.).

 

Texas A&M University-Commerce - Assistant Professor - capable of teaching sociology and/or anthropology:

Job Summary

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the Fall 2016 semester.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Teaching responsibilities will be in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The position is for a person who can teach courses in sociology and anthropology with specialties open.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform service for the profession, university, and community and engage in other scholarly activities appropriate for academics.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

To be considered, applicants must have a Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, or a related field. ABDs will be considered; however, a Ph.D. must be in hand at the start of the appointment. Applicants must have earned at least 18 graduate hours in both sociology and anthropology.

Preferred Education and Experience

College or university teaching experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or are willing to teach classes in alternative formats (i.e., online, hybrid, etc.).

  

 


PROFESSIONAL


Editor - Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology

 

The Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice (SWACJ) is seeking applications for the position of editor of the Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC), the official journal of SWACJ. The Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC) is a peer-reviewed, international journal dedicated to the qualitative interpretation and analysis of deviance, law, policy, and social control. The journal features both theoretical and analytical research, as well as manuscripts based  on qualitative methodology such as interviewing, participant observation, ethnography, historical analysis, content analysis, and others which do not rely primarily on  numerical data. JQCJC welcomes submissions from a variety of perspectives focusing on the qualitative study of crime and society, including criminological, criminal justice, sociological, historical, philosophical, cultural, political, psychological, anthropological, and jurisprudential approaches. The editor will be responsible for the continuation of administering a high quality academic journal for the SWACJ membership and public.

The editor will set editorial policy, select deputy and associate editors, maintain a peer review system, and manage the journal. Proposals for co-editorships will not be considered.

 Selection criteria: Criteria to be considered for selecting the Editor include:

  

Application Due Date, Starting Date, and Editorial Term: Nominations are due

via email to the Chair of the Editor Search Committee (Dr. Jon Maskály,  jmaskaly@utdallas.edu) by August 30, 2017. The new editor will be selected by October 1, 2017 and will begin the transition to editor immediately. The new editor will begin receiving (and soliciting, at least initially) manuscripts immediately to prepare for a first issue in early 2018. The length of the editorial term is 3 years (2018, 2019, 2020).

 Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted no later than August 30, 2017 to Dr. Jon Maskály, Editor Search Committee Chair at jmaskaly@utdallas.edu.

Application materials must include: 1) statement of editorial philosophy, including vision for the journal; 2) current CV; and 3) letter of commitment from applicant’s chair/dean on letterhead indicating institutional support (NOTE: Common institutional support packages include a one course release for the editor each year of the term and a minimum of a ten hour per week funded graduate student to assist the editor in manuscript processing.)

Further inquiries should be directed to the Editor Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jon Maskály, jmaskaly@utdallas.edu.