Assistant Professor ??? Department of Sciences (Revised*)
John Jay College (CUNY)
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 25286
Assistant Professor ??? Department of Sciences (Revised*)
John Jay College
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ABOUT JOHN JAY COLLEGE
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. Led by President Karol V. Mason, 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 in higher education.
The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY, and offers bachelor???s and master???s degrees both 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. The 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 Sciences is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in Criminalistics/Physical Evidence Analysis. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Forensic Science or Criminalistics or relevant fields such as Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Geology, Imaging Science or Materials Science with research expertise in Forensic Science. Equivalent experience in the area of Criminalistics or a closely related field, especially in evidence traces with micro and ultra-micro analysis methods at the federal, state, local or private level would be considered. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda, experience teaching criminalistics or other forensic science courses, and a commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. 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. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching and research in the areas of General Criminalistics and may be responsible for teaching to science and non-science majors in the chemical, biological and forensic sciences. The successful applicant will be expected to share responsibility for committee and department assignments, administrative and supervisory functions, and perform guidance duties for the Department of Sciences.
Candidatesare expected to bring enthusiasm andademonstratedcommitmentto teaching and todevelop and maintain anactiveresearch and publicationagenda.The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College???s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum ( http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/sites/default/files/u1862/principlesforaculturallyresponsiveinclusiveandantiracistcurriculumadoptedbycollegecouncilapril82021.pdf ), the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education.
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. degree in the area(s) of Criminalistics or closely related area. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement (e.g., established publication record in he peer-reviewed scientific literature), ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates should also show promise for obtaining external funding for their research interests.
Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of $72,667 - $99,532.
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 you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter with a statement of how you would contribute to the College???s diversity goals, curriculum vitae, and statement of scholarly interests and teaching philosophy as one document. Candidates should have three letters of recommendation emailed to the following address: email@example.com.
Review of resumes to begin October 15, 2022.
*Posting closes on December 31, 2022.
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John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) 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 of 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.