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Temporary Hire - Full time Lecturer in the Dept of Crime and Justice Studies

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

                                                                                      Full Time Lecturer

                                                                                Crime and Justice Studies

The Department of Crime & Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth invites applications for a one year position of Full Time Lecturer starting September 1, 2020.  The department is home to a multi-disciplinary faculty from the Social Sciences and Humanities with research and teachings that focus on criminology, criminal justice, and justice studies.

The selected candidate will teach required courses in the program including “Introduction to Crime and Justice Studies” and “Foundations in Justice Studies” in addition to elective topics such as “The War on Drugs”, “The Death Penalty”, “Women, Crime and the Law”, “Media, Crime and Justice” and “The Prison Industrial Complex”. A critical and interdisciplinary understanding of justice rooted in intersectionality is a requirement for teaching in the department.

Additional courses from our listings may be available depending upon area of expertise, including online teaching opportunities. This position carries a 4-4 teaching load (or 12 teaching credits per term) and includes academic advising responsibilities. All applicants must provide evidence of effective undergraduate classroom instruction.

Applicants are invited from fields drawing upon Criminology, Criminal Justice, Justice Studies, Critical Race Studies, Geography, Black Studies, Queer Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Indigenous and Native American Studies, Chicanx Studies, History, Critical Whiteness Studies, Sociology, Legal Studies, Politics, and related fields. Applicants from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Active ABDs with a completed Master Degrees will be considered, but a conferred Ph.D. is preferred.

Teaching experience is required with documented proficiency.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

Application Instructions:

To apply please submit:

  1. a cover letter
  2. curriculum vitae with teaching and academic advising experience provided
  3. names and contact information for 3 references
  4. a statement of teaching philosophy
  5. evidence of teaching effectiveness including course syllabi and student course evaluations
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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