College of Health and Human Services

School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics

POSITION: One Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Generalist Position. 

STARTING DATE: September 2014

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in criminal justice or closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  ABD applicants will be considered, but doctorate is required for retention (two years after initial appointment).  Area of specialization is open.    Candidates should possess strong research/analytical skills have post-secondary teaching experience.  Applicants should be able to teach criminal justice courses employing various instructional and assessment methodologies,
and have demonstrated potential for peer reviewed scholarship and research grant activity.  Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in including students in scholarship and teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic environment.

DUTIES: Faculty are expected to engage in research and scholarly activity and teach undergraduate and graduate courses across the disciplines of criminal justice.  In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement and committee service for the School, College of Health and Human Services, and the University.

SALARY: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.
Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts at the time of on-campus interviews. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Address application, required documentation, and/or request for information to:

Dr. Denise Herz, Director
School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8163-04

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 11/13/2013