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Associate/Professor of Criminal Justice - The University of Texas at El Paso

Associate/Professor of Criminal Justice - The University of Texas at El Paso

locationEl Paso, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/30/2024
Full Time

About The University of Texas at El Paso:

The University of Texas at El Paso is America's leading Hispanic-serving university. Located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and two countries converge along the Rio Grande, UTEP is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. We advance the discovery of public value and positively impact the health, culture, education, and economy of the community we serve. Eighty-four percent of our students are Hispanic, and half of undergraduates are the first in their families to go to college. Deeply woven into the University's character are the distinctive strengths of the people whom we serve.  At UTEP, our 24,000 students have access to 169 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. Located in the second-most educated city in Texas, UTEP is recognized as one of the best research universities in the country for connecting students with the community around them.

The Department offers a B.A. in Criminal Justice, an equivalent 100% online B.A., and an M.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice. The Department has developed agency relationships to provide CJ faculty with access to agency-based research opportunities. The Department also has programs in Intelligence/Security Studies (B.A., M.S.) and Master of Defense and Strategic Studies.


Job Description:

The Department of Criminal Justice and Security Studies is seeking to fill one position beginning Fall 2024 at the Associate Professor or Professor level.  Responsibilities include conducting and publishing scholarly research, seeking extramural funding, teaching face-to-face and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the department, university, and profession.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications for Professor: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology or a closely related field and have 10 or more years post Ph.D. teaching experience, funded extramural grants, and an active scholarly publication record.  Applicants with only a J.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. will not be considered.

Required Qualifications for Associate Professor: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology or a closely related field and have 5 or more years post Ph.D. teaching experience, an active scholarly publication record and grant activity. Applicants with only a J.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. will not be considered.

Preferred Areas: Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching and/or research expertise in at least one of these areas: Criminal Justice Systems; Criminological Theory, and Justice Policy Applications. Applicants with strong quantitative methodology and data analysis are also encouraged to apply.


Additional Information:

In keeping with its access, excellence, and impact mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries-including the filing of a Formal Complaint or reporting an incident-about the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, who can be reached by phone at (915) 747-8358, by email at titleix@utep.edu, or by mail at 500 W. University Ave., El Paso, TX, Kelly Hall, Room 312.

For accommodation information for employees and applicants with disabilities, please contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at eoaa@utep.edu.


Application Instructions:

To apply, visit www.utep.edu/employment. Applicants must electronically submit: (1) letter of interest that specifies: the RANK at which this application is to be considered, teaching areas and research expertise; (2) curriculum vita; (3) one scholarly publication or dissertation manuscript; (4) a one-page research plan for the next 3 years; and (5) names and full contact information of three references that we may contact. If you have questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Leanne Alarid at: Lfalarid@utep.edu

Review of applications will begin February 19, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Hiring decisions are based on budget approval.