Lecturer - Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration (2 Positions)

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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 one of two full-time lecturer positions to begin Fall 2020. The successful candidates will teach courses in the undergraduate program including Research Methods and Introduction to Criminal Justice.

Candidates must be willing to serve as the coordinator of the CJBS Major (Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science), which includes assessment and curricular development for a large major of over 4,000 students. Two years of successful college-level teaching experience is required, as are positive teaching evaluations. Candidates are expected to have expertise in criminal justice and research methods. 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.