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Tenure Track -Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Science

Company: Siena College
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Tenure Track -Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sciencestarting January 2024 About Siena College:Located in Loudonville, New York - just 10 minutes from the state capital of Albany - Siena empowers more than 3,400 students each year through a transformative journey we call the Education for a Lifetime. All members of the Siena College community work together to advance the College's mission to graduate leader's intent on making the world more just, peaceful, and humane. That spirit reverberates across our 174-acre campus ranked among the 50 most beautiful college campuses in the country by Cond-- Nast.Job Description:The Criminal Justice Studies Interdisciplinary Program and the School of Science seek a tenure-track joint-appointment faculty member with advanced expertise in Forensic Science. Annual Salary: $75,890.00 with a Terminal Degree*The hiring salary above represents the College's good faith estimate at the time of posting in compliance with the Albany County Salary Transparency Law. Job Requirements:Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in relevant fields such as Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Biology, or Physics, or a closely related field, with research expertise and experience in forensic science. The ideal candidate will have experience in a forensic crime lab and will have provided expert witness testimony in local, state and/or federal criminal courts. The ideal candidate also has the ability to collaborate with external partners, law enforcement agencies, and private organizations to develop internships and specialized training; will have demonstrated excellent teaching of forensic science and general criminal justice courses; possesses at least a working knowledge of restorative justice practices; and can demonstrate a commitment to mentoring undergraduate students.The Forensics track has quickly become the most popular of the 3 tracks in this major which focuses on Criminal Justice through a Restorative Justice lens. All of the courses in the Forensics Track prepare students for management careers in the burgeoning field of Criminal Forensics. They will be provided the practical tools to conduct investigations as well as the ethical and legal background to challenge fraudulent practices that permit injustices, such as wrongful conviction, to occur. As with the other tracks, emphasis will be placed on repairing the harm and holding institutions accountable to the communities they serve.Class size: 30 students.Course format: in-person.A background screening will be required.Additional Information:Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.COVID-19 vaccination is currently required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy. Effective June 6, 2023 the COVID -19 vaccination series and boosters will be strongly recommended but no longer required.If a foreign national applicant is selected for a qualifying position, the College will sponsor and prepare petitions with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Bureau of the Department of Homeland Security ("USCIS") to obtain H-1B status in the United States, which will allow them to work at the College for a specified period of time. Only specialty occupations will qualify for H-1B status under applicable federal law.Application Instructions:Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit your application through the Interview Exchange portal used by Siena College. Your application should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of your teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness (may include syllabi and summaries of teaching evaluations), and names/contact information for three references.For questions or further information, please contact Annie Rody-Wright, JD., Program Coordinator at arody-wright@siena.edu

Keywords: Siena College, Albany , Tenure Track -Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Science, Education / Teaching , Albany, New York

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