Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice/Sociology

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice/Sociology 

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. The candidate’s area of specialization is open. Responsibilities include teaching survey courses in criminal justice as well as more advanced courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The position will have a start date of August 2024. 

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.
The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching higher education. It is also expected that the successful candidate will maintain a commitment to excellence in teaching, diversity, scholarship, and service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

•    Teaching of courses in their assigned discipline
•    Maintaining academic excellence in their classrooms
•    Advising students in their assigned discipline
•    Research/scholarship mentoring and supervision
•    Participation in school- and university-wide committees and initiatives 


•    Candidates must hold a PhD, doctorate, or terminal degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology or a related field (e.g. sociology, security studies, public administration etc.) by the start date (ABD will be considered as long as the degree is conferred by the start date). 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interest, list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Review of applications will begin February 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.