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Clinical Assistant Professor of Justice Studies (EXPIRED)

Justice Studies , University of New Hampshire

Job category Other (non-academic) / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 182822
Location 105 Main St, Durham, United States
Job description

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Summary of Position

The Justice Studies Program at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) welcomes applications for a clinical assistant professor in Justice Studies for an initial two-year appointment beginning in August 2022, with the possibility of renewal and promotion to clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Professor.

The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.  We seek an individual who will embrace the mission of the University as the flagship land-grant institution in New Hampshire and the interdisciplinary approach of our program.  At 88% time with a three-three course load and some service assignments, the successful candidate will be able to teach the introductory class to graduate level courses on approaches to and theories of justice studies as well as teach more specialized classes in American law and society, public law, and other humanities or legal studies courses.  The individual will also participate in service activities such as supervisory roles in the internship program, advising undergraduate and graduate students, serving on committees, and engaging in public service and engagement.  The faculty member will be expected to mentor graduate student work on projects and theses as well. 

At the University of New Hampshire, clinical assistant professors have terminal academic degrees as well as practical credentials and experience in their field of expertise and/or teaching experience.  Once hired, an individual should maintain professional credentials, if that is applicable.  Candidates from law, education, politics, humanities, philosophy, English, history, or another area related to the interdisciplinary field of Justice Studies will be considered.  Demonstration of the ability to engage flexibly and to teach creatively majors, minors, and graduate students in a growing program is expected.  Interpersonal and written communication skills are necessary as is evidence of the ability to teach and offer service collaboratively with a diverse community. 

Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2022.

Additional Job Information                                                

UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption.

Acceptable Minimum Level of Education

  • Terminal academic degrees
  • Practical credentials and experience in the applicant’s field of experience and/or teaching experience
  • Professional credentials, if applicable (For example, a license to practice law for a practicing lawyer)

Salary Information                                                                

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Special Requirements

  • A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants                                    

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Applicants must apply online https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/45379

Departmental Information                                                  

For more information about Justice Studies, please visit https://cola.unh.edu/justice-studies

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/45379
Deadline for full consideration: March 21, 2022, 12:00am CST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/45379
Time created March 2, 2022, 2:52pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 28, 2022, 3:38pm CST
Expired on August 28, 2022, 3:46pm CST
Last updated October 28, 2022, 3:00pm UTC
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