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Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice, Law, and Behavioral Science

Russell Sage College

Last Updated: 4/19/21

Job Description

Job Description:

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Russell Sage College invites applicants to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice, Law, and Behavioral Science, to begin August 2021. The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Law, and Behavioral Science involves students in the interdisciplinary study of criminal justice, law, psychology, and sociology, with a focus on understanding the role of criminal justice, law, and human behavior in society.

Specific teaching assignments will include courses in criminal justice and possibly law, dependent upon the credentials of the applicant. These courses could include introduction to criminal justice, policing, corrections, criminology, and topic courses based on the specific expertise of the candidate and the interest of students. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop interdisciplinary courses and collaborative relationships with members of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department and other departments on campus.


A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice (or a closely related field) or a Juris Doctorate (JD) and a Master in Criminal Justice (or closely related field) is required. Candidates with background/expertise in both criminal justice and law are preferred. Teaching experience is strongly desired. Candidates must possess a commitment to teaching excellence, advising, scholarship, and service. Individuals who possess the equivalent of a terminal degree through professional experience are encouraged to apply.

Important: Applicants must apply directly via the college's website at the following link so that the search committee can see the application materials:

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Troy, New York, United States