Glenville State University is seeking applicants for two full-time, tenure-track positions in the Department of Criminal Justice to complement the scholarly and teaching areas of the department. Area of specialization is open, but persons with background and interests that extend and complement current faculty areas of field forensics, corrections, and law are encouraged to apply. The position will begin as early as January 2023, but no later than August 2023.
Founded in 1872 and located in the heart of scenic, central West Virginia, Glenville State University is dedicated to providing a personalized education to approximately 1500 students, primarily from West Virginia. Many of the University’s students are first-generation and Pell-grant eligible. The University’s campus embraces the unique perspectives of its students, faculty and staff and provides its students with opportunities to thrive in its vibrant setting in the center of the Appalachian Mountains. The University’s mission is to prepare and inspire students to be thoughtful, productive, engaged, and responsible citizens who contribute to the well-being of their community, state, nation, and world guides GSC’s program and service development. More information on Glenville State University can be found at www.glenville.edu. Glenville State offers more than 30 academic programs and awards both associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. The Criminal Justice program is one of the largest programs on campus, with more than 150 students enrolled in the major. It is regarded as the top degree and program in the state by CorrectionalOfficer.org. Glenville State University is also part of a United States Department of Education experimental site initiative (Second Chance Pell) and has delivered selected courses under that program at both FCI-Gilmer and Huttonsville Correctional Center since 2016.