Thiel College is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology or Criminal Justice Studies, to begin Fall 2014. (Sociology houses majors in both Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies.) The successful applicant will be able to teach courses required of both majors and will specialize in those required for Criminal Justice Studies.
Acceptable areas of CJS specialization include: Deviance, Criminology, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Victimology, Statistics, and Applied Sociology. Other areas of specialization will be considered. Courses to be taught may include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Deviance, Law Enforcement in America, Corrections, Victimology, Juvenile Justice, Digital Forensics, and Criminal Evidence and Investigation according to the expertise and interests of the successful candidate. Although Sociology is an established department with approximately 140 majors, there is room for significant creative input and course development. Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and/or digital forensics is highly desirable. Thiel College possesses a state of the art mobile digital forensics lab.
Additional responsibilities include directing internships and co-ops. All candidates must be willing to teach multidisciplinary courses in the college-wide integrated core. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (in hand or imminent) in Sociology, Criminal Justice or related field and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Applicants should send a cover letter stating teaching and research interests, a current curriculum vitae, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of reference to: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred) or to: Jennifer Clark, Associate Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA 16125.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Applications received by November 30, 2013, will receive preferential consideration.
Thiel College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing diversity among its faculty and staff. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.