San José State University
San José, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23108
Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track)
A Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice or closely related field, with extensive education and/or research experience in forensics.
An active research agenda in computer, cyber, or digital forensics or related fields.
Demonstrated promise for teaching excellence, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a commitment to student success.
Ability to teach the interrelationships of forensic science, law, justice, human rights, criminal justice, and criminology.
A critical perspective on the uses of technology by governments and others in power.
Interest in developing and expanding the Forensic Science Program, and its relationships with other programs at SJSU, including the SJSU Cybersecurity & Big Data Initiative.
Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
Significant digital forensics work experience, teaching experience, and industry certifications (e.g., CFCE, CCE, GCFA, DFCP, EnCE, ACE, CEH, SSCP, CISSP)
Ability to contribute more broadly to the Forensic Science and Justice Studies curricula, such as teaching courses in forensic biometrics, criminalistics, forensic science, statistics, rights in the digital age, cybersecurity, and cybercrime
Develop courses for, and teach in, both undergraduate and graduate curricula in Forensic Science and Justice Studies as well as in the areas of specialization.
Aid in the development and expansion of the Forensic Science Program.
Maintain effective teaching.
Develop and maintain an active research and publishing agenda.
Advise students, collaborate with other faculty, and perform professional service to the university, community, and academic profession.
Address the needs of a student population of great diversity—in age, religion, nationality, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, and academic preparation—through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 18, 2015
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Justice Studies is high profile department at San José State University, located in the center of San José and the heart of Silicon Valley. The Department of Justice Studies has the distinction of being the first degree-granting program in criminal justice in the United States. The department now prepares students to be competent justice professionals in a technologically complex and culturally diverse society. We also offer a specialized BS degree with a concentration in biological or chemical forensic science. The Master’s degree prepares students for more advanced graduate study, and for managerial and research positions in justice oriented organizations. The department currently has 11 full time faculty members, 16 lecturers, and over 750 majors. Our alumni are among the most prominent professionals in law, policing, nonprofit services, and related professions.
For more information about the Department, please go to: http://www.sjsu.edu/justicestudies/
The SJSU campus is located in downtown San José, the tenth largest city in the US, located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay. San José is known as the capital of Silicon Valley. Headquarters for many of the most prominent high technology firms are minutes away. San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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