Arcadia University, Domestic

  • Assistant Professor Criminal Justice

    Location US-PA-Glenside
    9 month Faculty
    Criminal Justice
  • Overview

    The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure track appointment in criminal justice, beginning August 2019.  


    Arcadia University’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice offers students a unique and transformative opportunity to explore the concepts of social justice and social change through these interrelated programs. Students are eligible to earn B.A. degrees in Criminal Justice, Cultural Anthropology, and Sociology. The hands-on curriculum at Arcadia offers students the possibility to further enhance their social justice education by minoring in Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Pan-African Studies, and Sociology. Distinguished by outstanding faculty members and a sense of belonging in a large global community, Arcadia’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice encourages students to see and facilitate changes in themselves, their communities, and the world.


    Arcadia’s College of Arts and Sciences offers programs in science, technology, and math; humanities; visual and performing arts; communications; and historical and political studies. These programs prepare students for careers that contribute to a global society and allow students to exhibit, perform, and publish on campus through a variety of campus media outlets, including an art gallery, a literary magazine, and an online journal.


    Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.


    Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.


    Applications received by November 30, 2018, will receive full consideration.


    Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.


    Please visit: for additional information and instructions on how to apply.


    Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.


    A Ph.D. in criminal justice/criminology or sociology is preferred by the time of appointment. Applicants must have strong commitment to the undergraduate teaching of criminal justice at both introductory and advanced levels, a demonstrated research agenda, the ability to collaborate on pedagogical matters with colleagues, and the capability to provide departmental and University service.


    The criminal justice program has a strong commitment to experiential and applied teaching, critical thinking, social justice, and teaching and working with culturally diverse populations. Applicants should be prepared to teach courses in introduction to criminal justice, research methods, and prisons and corrections, and ideally at least one of the following areas: women and crime, critical criminology and social justice, cybercrime, juvenile delinquency, drugs and society or communities and crime. Candidates able to contribute to one or more of the department's other programs will receive strong consideration.

    Application Instructions and Requirements

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a letter of application describing teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vita, teaching evaluation summaries and contact information for 3 references (email and work telephone number).


    Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2018.  


    For full consideration, candidates must upload the following documents:


    • Cover letter, which includes teaching philosophy and research interests
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Teaching evaluation summaries
    • Contact information for three professional references








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