Assistant Professor, Justice & Community Studies Hamilton Campus - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1888

The Department of Justice and Community Studies at Miami University’s Regional Campuses (Ohio) seeks to fill a nine-month, assistant professor, tenure-track criminal justice position in the area of policing to begin the Fall Semester 2016.  The department currently offers Associate and Bachelors’ degrees and will begin an online Master’s program in Fall 2016. For information about our department and campus, please visit our website at


Responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate courses in law enforcement and in at least one other area, and may include online teaching in the Master’s program; student advising; providing service to the department and university; and maintaining a program of scholarship.  Position may involve teaching at any one of Miami’s regional locations but the primary appointment will be to either the Hamilton or Middletown campus.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in criminal justice or a related field (completed by December 31, 2016 for re-appointment to second year); evidence of expertise in policing through coursework, research, and/or experience in the field; evidence of teaching excellence; evidence of ability to maintain a program of high quality scholarship (evidenced by working papers or papers under review); and willingness to apply one’s disciplinary expertise in the field.  

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will need: Policing focus; secondary area is open but special attention will be given to applicants who can teach comparative justice systems or race and criminal justice; experience teaching in online formats; evidence of meaningful public service/scholarship. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for this position.  

Special Instructions to Applicant

Evidence of Teaching Quality should be submitted under "Other" Required Documents; letters of reference will be requested by department upon receipt of application.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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  • Justice & Community Studies Hamilton Campus
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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