Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking applicants for a one year contract position to teach courses in Criminology. The candidate will also be invited to apply for a tenure track position opening for the following academic year. The Criminology Program at HNU is dynamic, interdisciplinary and humanistic in orientation, emphasizing the core values of the Holy Names Sisters, including the full development of the human person, a dedication to social justice, and service to people who are poor or marginalized. The teaching load is 24 units and the candidate will be able to teach courses in The Criminal Justice System, Juvenile Delinquency and Justice, Senior Seminar in Criminology, and Academic Internship Seminar in Criminology and Sociology at the undergraduate level, and graduate courses in our Forensic Psychology program such as the Psychology of Criminal Behavior.
Applicants should have PhD in Criminology or a related field and have experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students. ABD doctoral candidates will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have previously and successfully taught the specific courses mentioned above.
Holy Names University, a Catholic liberal coeducational University, emphasizes excellent teaching within small class setting to a diverse student body. Located on 60 wooded acres overlooking San Francisco Bay, the site provides ready access to the cultural, business and educational resources of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about Holy Names University visit www.hnu.edu.
Review of applicants will begin in immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, official transcripts of all academic work and 3 letters of reference with the Holy Names University faculty application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that at least one reference letter should come from a faculty member who has observed and is very familiar with the candidate’s teaching.