Assistant or Associate Professor: Public Administration, Criminal Justice Management and Accounting (Multiple Positions) in New York, New York


The Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice seeks to fill tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin Fall 2018.

Responsibilities include teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs, scholarly research, and service. Faculty are expected to mentor students in our bachelor, master, and doctoral programs. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm for and demonstrated commitment to teaching as well as a clear scholarly agenda.

Faculty will perform teaching, research, and mentor students in area(s) of expertise, share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts institution that enriches the learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Now under the leadership of its fifth President, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Karol V. Mason, the college has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building with a black-box theater, state-of-the-art lab space, a moot court, and a variety of virtual learning settings.

The College's Department of Public Management houses the undergraduate Public Administration, Criminal Justice Management, and Fraud Examination and Financial Forensic majors and the graduate Advanced Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Master of Public Administration programs. Public Management Department faculty also teach in the College's NASPAA-accredited and nationally-ranked MPA Programs in Public Policy and Administration and in Inspection and Oversight.


Ph.D. degree in public administration or closely related fields at time of appointment is required. Successful candidates will have a record of excellent scholarship, teaching as well as the willingness to work collaboratively with others for the good of the department and the institution. Promising ABDs will be considered. We seek a colleague who thrives in a multi-cultural setting and is committed to access and excellence, and diversity and inclusion.


We welcome all applicants in the field of public administration, but are especially interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1. Criminal Justice Management with expertise or experience in organizational behavior, administration, planning, policy analysis and social justice in criminal justice institutions, such as courts, correctional facilities, emergency response and law enforcement agencies; 2. Public Administration specializations including human resource management, program evaluation, budget and financial management; 3. Accounting specializations: Forensic Accounting, Investigative Accounting, Accounting, Auditing, Financial Regulation, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Strategic Cost Management, Taxation, and Public Sector Accounting.

In respect of candidates with expertise in accounting, CPA credentials combined with a Ph.D. is desirable.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. The application letter should address the candidate’s scholarly agenda, teaching philosophy, and teaching experience, at a minimum.

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Review of resumes to begin September 15, 2017. Posting closes on October 18, 2017.