Assistant Professor of Justice Studies, Police and Law Enforcement

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

We are one growing team with one powerful goal — and as a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. That is why we’re committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all our employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Together, we will shape the future of education by transforming lives beginning with yours.

This position is based in the following office location:

Manchester, NH

The Opportunity

Southern New Hampshire University is looking for an on-campus Assistant Professor in Justice Studies for the Manchester campus program with an expected start date of August, 2024. We are looking for faculty with an expertise in police and law enforcement. In this role, you will teach minimum 3/3 course load with the typical class limited to thirty students. You will demonstrate clear scholarly/research pursuits and be willing to mentor our undergraduates in their research goals and professional development. This position is located onsite, and is a campus-based position teaching traditional-aged students in a residential setting. You will report to the Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Education.

In this Role You'll Get To:

  • Teach courses such as Introduction to Criminal Justice, Organized Crime, White Collar Crime, American Policing, Introduction to Criminalistics, Criminal Investigation, Problems in Policing, and Police Organization and Management.
  • Develop other courses and teach across the curriculum
  • Participate in departmental efforts for curriculum development, program reviews, and accreditation under the supervision of the department chair
  • Participate in student career development and related advising or mentoring activities and special retention programs
  • Demonstrate excitement about undergraduate research
  • Be committed to building a more diverse academic community that aptly reflects the shifting demographics within our student body

What we're Looking For:

  • Master's degree or higher in criminal justice or a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience working in the field of law enforcement
  • Teaching experience at the college level
  • Understand problem-based or experiential approaches to classroom learning
  • Evidence of a scholarly agenda
  • Describe an example of a project suitable for undergraduate level research
  • Experience working with students from diverse and underrepresented populations

Please provide a Letter of Interest and CV along with your application.


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Who Are We?

SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners. By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we’ll shape the future of education by transforming lives—beginning with yours.

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