Job Details

Farmingdale State College, SUNY
  • Position Number: 3609259
  • Location: Farmingdale, NY
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Criminal Justice

About Farmingdale State College:

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.

Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

Job Description:

The Center for Criminal Justice Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of Fall of 2023. We are seeking a highly qualified candidate who has a strong background in the field of criminal justice, and who has demonstrated excellence in teaching in the field of criminal justice at the college level. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution must be completed by the time of the appointment. A record of scholarly achievement and professional experience in the area of criminal justice systems, processes, policy, law or theory is highly desirable. Candidates are sought with a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. Achievement in all of these areas is necessary for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion at the college.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The faculty member will be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes with a teaching load of 12 hours per semester. Currency in the field of criminal justice, utilization of appropriate instructional technology, and incorporation of applied learning experiences will be important elements of successful teaching in the program.

Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentations, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. This will include involvement in professional associations and seeking other opportunities for professional growth.

The service component of the workload includes active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the functioning of the institution at the department, school, and college-wide level, including student advisement and mentoring, curriculum development, and participation in campus governance.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.

  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.

  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.



  • An earned PhD. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • A record of scholarly achievement and professional experience in the area of criminal justice systems, processes, policy, law or theory.

  • A history of successful college-level teaching in Criminal Justice, Criminology or a related field.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information:

This is a 10-month UUP faculty position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Monday, November 7, 2022 and ending Friday, November 18, 2022, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.

  • CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Wednesday, December 21, 2022

  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2023

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.


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Application Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" link at the top or bottom of this page. The following documents are required for all positions:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume/C.V.

Your cover letter must include a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology. Please attach copies of teaching evaluations and an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/currently in process). Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

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