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Assistant Professor, Criminology

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY
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Nov 29, 2021

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The Division of Social Sciences at Mount Saint Mary College (Newburgh, NY) invites applications for a tenure track position in the BA Criminology program at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of August 2022. The Criminology program offers a BA in Criminology with four concentrations: General, Criminal Justice System, Restorative Justice, and Juvenile Justice. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching required major courses as well as courses that are part of the four concentrations. This position may also be expected to contribute teaching support in the Sociology program.

Primary Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibility is four courses per semester, with service and advising expectations. In addition to demonstration of a consistent research and publication agenda, the position also will require participation in Division and College-wide events focusing on new student recruitment, program promotion, and student retention.


The successful applicant will have a PhD in Criminology (a PhD in Sociology with a concentration or specialization in Criminology may also be acceptable) or be ABD with an anticipated completion date no later than December 2022 at the time of appointment. In addition, the successful applicant will have college-level teaching experience and/or the expertise to teach introductory criminology courses and various program electives as needed.

Application Materials & Procedure:

In addition to the employment application (available at, candidates should submit the following: 1) 1-2 page letter of interest detailing qualifications for the position; 2) CV (including courses taught at the college level); 3) names and contact information of 3 professional references; and 4) no more than 1-page description explaining how your teaching, courses, and/or course design incorporate issues of DEI & social justice (e.g., race/gender bias and inequality) related to crime, the offender, and/or juvenile justice systems.

For information about Mount Saint Mary College, please visit Information about the Criminology program can be found at

Application materials should be submitted via

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be forwarded to

Mount Saint Mary College is an independent, liberal arts college located in New York's scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City, with a strong focus on preparing students for lifelong service. The college is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty and staff. Mount Saint Mary College does not discriminate in its employment, operations, programs, and services on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Mount Saint Mary College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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