Instructor of Criminal Justice (Tenure Track)

Westchester Community College   Valhalla, NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 29, 2022
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The School of Business and Professional Careers seeks a highly motivated and energetic full-time instructor to teach a variety criminal justice courses, including Introduction to Criminology and Research Methods in Criminal Justice.  In addition to a teaching load of 15 contact hours per semester and 5 office hours per week, faculty members are expected to actively participate in departmental, school, and college-wide committees and activities and demonstrate continuous professional development.



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Master's degree in Criminology or Criminal Justice and one year of teaching experience are required.  Innovative and enthusiastic professionals with demonstrated experience in instructional technology and student-centered approaches to course and program development, as well as strong organizational and communication skills, are encouraged to apply.  All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A Ph.D. in Criminology or Criminal Justice is strongly preferred along with a minimum of five years experience working within the criminal justice system.


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SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $66,144 plus excellent benefits. 


About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.