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Long Classification Title
Location Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Department PSU Criminal Justice     [PACRJU]
Summary of Position

The Criminal Justice Program invites applications for a non-tenure track benefited position in Criminal Justice beginning in January or August, 2018. We seek a talented individual who is a self-directed learner, and is excited by the various changes happening in the discipline and at our university. Candidates must be excited by and willing to engage in curriculum design and course design. Applicants should have a record of teaching excellence in a variety of criminal justice technology courses, experience teaching diverse learners, experience integrating technology with instruction, and a willingness to teach traditional, blended and online, undergraduate classes. Professional experience in the criminal justice field is a plus.

Additional Job Information

Review of applications will begin on October 5, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion.

Posting Number/Job Order # PF0124FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Computer Science or related discipline
3 + years of relevant and recent experience in the field of criminal justice specializing in technology (e.g. cyber-crime, cyber-crime investigations or digital forensics)
Undergraduate or graduate teaching experience in criminal justice
Ability to teach a variety of criminal justice courses on emerging trends in technology in the field, such as Cyber Crime, Cyber Investigations, Digital Forensics and Emerging Technology in Criminal Justice
Interest in course and curriculum design in the field
Familiarity with the use of learning management systems such as Moodle
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues and business or institutional partners outside PSU
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, Computer Science or related discipline
Certifications for relevant skills and specializations
Membership in professional organizations

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE)
Faculty Information Renewable (Please specify below)
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify 3 years
Type of Position Contract Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 09/07/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date 10/05/2017
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

Plymouth State is a residential and comprehensive university that provides an educational experience that is warm but cutting edge, as it has an engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence, innovative research and regional engagement. The University is located in the majestic heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students.

Plymouth State University is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university organized around integrated clusters. The goal is to provide an interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. Plymouth State University students will work in teams with faculty and partners within seven integrated clusters. The Criminal Justice program’s home is within the Justice and Security cluster. The integrated cluster learning model creates an educational experience focusing on interdisciplinary study and experiential learning.

Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders. The Criminal Justice program seeks candidates to teach in our undergraduate program, develop innovative projects that engage students in experiential activities while fostering collaboration with other faculty and external partners and contribute to service at the College, the University and in the community.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


The teaching load for promotion eligible, non-tenure track teaching faculty at Plymouth State University is 30-32 credits per regular teaching appointment (9 months). The successful candidate for this position is expected to teach on-campus, which may include evening hours and online using the platform adopted by the University. Duties and responsibilities also include advising students, engaging with external partners and developing or participating in open labs. The suitable candidate will demonstrate evidence of their own continuous learning, innovative course and curriculum design, pedagogy to support experiential learning and professional development of students and service.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Scholarly Documents (1)
  2. Scholarly Documents (2)
  3. Scholarly Documents (3)
  4. Transcripts
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