Administration of Justice, Assistant Professor

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Date Announced:
01/31/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76773
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Wilkes - Barre
Department:

Description

Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester, including introductory and upper-level courses. Courses will be taught using traditional, online, and/or hybrid modes and may be delivered to other Penn State Campuses. Provide academic advising to students in the major. Establish a high quality research program that includes publishing in refereed journals and involving students in undergraduate research activities. The selected candidate will play a critical role in growing the Administration of Justice program at the campus and will eventually provide leadership for this program. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice or related fields completed no later than August 2018. Candidates with only a Juris Doctor degree will not be considered. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level experience preferred. Professional work experience in the field of criminal justice will also be an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Wilkes-Barre is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 20% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as nine baccalaureate degrees (Administration of Justice, Business, Corporate Communication, Electrical Engineering Technology, English, Information Science and Technology, Project and Supply Chain Management, Rehabilitation and Human Services, and Surveying Engineering) and four associate degrees (Business Administration, Information Science and Technology, Letters, Arts and Sciences, and Surveying Engineering Technology). Students and faculty at Penn State Wilkes-Barre have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individualized attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting. For more information about the campus, visit http://wb.psu.edu/. For any questions, about this position please contact Dr. Lynda Goldstein, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Wilkes-Barre at LRG4@psu.edu. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Application review begins February 19, 2018 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088