Two Lecturer Positions, Arizona State University

(2) Lecturers School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Job #12260

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) at Arizona State University invites applications for two non tenure-track faculty positions to begin August 16, 2018. Appointment may be made at the rank of lecturer, senior lecturer, or principal lecturer, depending on education and teaching experience. Lecturers are full-time, benefits-eligible, academic-year (9-month) faculty members who teach four courses per semester during the academic year and are expected to engage in service activities to the SCCJ, our college, our university, the profession, and the community. The primary teaching duties for one lecturer will be focused on law-related courses on ASU’s campus in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, although teaching assignments may also periodically include in-person instruction on ASU’s campuses in Tempe or Glendale, Arizona, as well as online. Contingent upon funding and enrollment needs, a second lecturer position may be filled with primary teaching duties in courses related to inequality in the criminal justice system (race/ethnicity and crime; gender and crime) and other areas of interest within the applicant’s areas of specialization. Again, primary courses assignments will be on ASU’s campus in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, although teaching assignments may also periodically include in-person instruction on ASU’s campuses in Tempe or Glendale, Arizona, as well as online.

About the School: The College of Public Service and Community Solutions’ SCCJ is a nationally-recognized leader in higher education and is highly regarded for its distinguished faculty and research productivity. The SCCJ offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees, as well as several certificate programs. The SCCJ is conveniently located on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus in the heart of the fifth largest city in the United States. We also offer our undergraduate degree on ASU’s campuses in Tempe and Glendale, AZ. In addition, the SCCJ offers upper-division courses in Yuma and Lake Havasu City, AZ; these programs are designed to allow students who already hold an associate’s degree to complete the Bachelor of Science degree by taking in-person classes. And SCCJ proudly offers its Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees online, allowing students from around the globe to earn highly-valued degrees from one of the leading criminology and criminal justice programs in the world. For more information about the SCCJ’s opportunities for research, instruction, practice, student internship experience, and community-based service learning opportunities, please visit our website at http://ccj.asu.edu.

Job Duties of the Law-Related Position: The specific responsibilities of the law-related lecturer position include the following: • teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to the legal aspects of criminology and criminal justice (e.g., substantive criminal law, constitutional criminal procedure, evidence, correctional law, discretionary justice, law and social control, mock trial, etc.); 2 • engaging in service within Arizona State University at the school, college, and university levels; • providing service to the community and the profession; and • participating in curriculum development, program planning, and student advisement.

Required Qualifications for the Law-Related Position: Successful applicants must demonstrate the ability to contribute to the mission of the School and College through teaching and service. In addition, the following qualifications are required: • A J.D., LL.M., or S.J.D. earned from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association; • At least three years of experience in the practice of law or, alternatively, one year of full-time experience as a judicial law clerk; • At least one semester of undergraduate or graduate-level teaching experience; and • Evidence of, or the potential for, teaching effectiveness. Desired Qualifications for the Law-Related Position: • A master’s or doctoral degree in criminology, criminal justice, or a related social-scientific field from a regionally-accredited university (in addition to the J.D. degree); • Active or inactive status as a member of a state bar; • Experience working in one of the criminal justice professions (e.g., policing, corrections, criminal prosecution, criminal defense, criminal court judge, etc.); and • One or more years of undergraduate or graduate-level teaching experience with strong evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Job Duties of the Criminology/Criminal Justice Lecturer Position: The specific responsibilities of the criminology/criminal justice lecturer position include the following: • teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to criminology and criminal justice; • engaging in service within Arizona State University at the school, college, and university levels; • providing service to the community and the profession; and participating in curriculum development, program planning, and student advisement.

Required Qualifications for the Criminology/Criminal Justice Lecturer Position: Successful applicants must demonstrate the ability to contribute to the mission of the School and College through teaching and service. In addition, the following qualifications are required: • A master’s degree in criminology, criminal justice, or a closely-related social science (e.g., political science, sociology, psychology) from a regionally-accredited university; • At least one semester of undergraduate or graduate-level teaching experience; and • Evidence of, or the potential for, teaching effectiveness. 3 Desired Qualifications for the Criminology/Criminal Justice Lecturer Position: • An earned doctoral degree in criminology, criminal justice, or a related social-scientific field from a regionally-accredited university; • The ability to teach courses in race, ethnicity, and crime; and gender and crime; • Experience working in one of the criminal justice professions (e.g., policing, courts, corrections, etc.); and • One or more years of undergraduate or graduate-level teaching experience with strong evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University welcomes and encourages diversity. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Our School, and indeed the entirety of our University, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of our state, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Arizona State University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status or any other veteran’s status, or any other basis protected by law. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For complete statements on ASU’s non-discrimination policies, please refer to: http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

Application Deadline: 5:00 P.M. Arizona Time (Mountain Standard Time) on Friday, February 2, 2018 Application Procedure: Only electronic applications will be reviewed. Applicants are asked to upload the following as a single document in Adobe PDF formats: (1) a letter of application, and (2) a curriculum vitae that contains complete contact information (mailing address, phone number, and email) for three current references. The letter of application must specify whether the applicant is seeking the law-related lecturer position or the criminology/criminal justice lecturer position. Upload the application as one combined document to https://publicservice.asu.edu/content/jobs. Please note that a background check is required prior to employment.

Voluntary Self-Disclosure: ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the survey: Job Number: 12260. Job Title: Lecturer. Department Name: School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.