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CUNY Associate Professor - Department of Law & Police Science in New York, New York

Associate Professor - Department of Law & Police Science

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John Jay College

Full/Part Time





John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally-designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor's and master's degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


The Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration (LPS) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor to begin Fall 2023.

The successful candidates will teach a variety of courses in the undergraduate program including Research Methods and Introduction to Criminal Justice. The hiring committee is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, research, and/or lived experiences. Candidates should have expertise in criminal justice and research methods, with focus on data management and data analytics. Course load is 6 classes per year. Significant course release is available for newly appointed faculty. Teaching, departmental and college service, and an active research and publishing agenda are expected.

This position is based in New York, NY.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a related field or a J.D. at the time of appointment. Also required is the ability to teach successfully, a willingness to participate in course and program development, an active, established research and academic publication agenda, and the ability to work with others. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching and to develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the rangeof$76,395-$104,057.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Once registered or logged in, candidates should submit the following: an application letter with a statement of research and teaching interests and how they would contribute to the College’s diversity goals, C.V., names of three references along with contact information, and proof of degree or progress toward the degree. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document preferably in PDF format.


Review of resumes to begin October 20, 2022.

Posting closes on January 6, 2023.


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