Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Tennessee Tech University
Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

TENNESSEE TECH UNIVERSITY invites applicants for (2), tenure-track positions in Criminal Justice, to begin August 1, 2021. We are looking to fill two full-time, nine-month, Assistant Professor positions and are open to area of expertise. A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or Sociology is required by the start date (August 1, 2021).

The department of Sociology and Political Science seeks applicants to teach both introductory and upper-division courses in the criminology and criminal justice concentration, compatible with departmental needs. Candidates would be expected to teach three (3) courses per long semester, teaching experience is preferred, and a willingness to teach online is desirable. Candidates must demonstrate a record of ongoing research/scholarship appropriate to the academic discipline. Service to the department, college, and university.

Please visit our home page at for information about the department. All applicants must apply online at and electronically upload (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) pedagogical philosophy, (4) research plan, (5) copies of transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and (6) email addresses and phone numbers for three professional references. References will be contacted to provide a reference letter at the time of application. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Candidates selected for a campus interview must provide all available teaching evaluations for courses taught, if any.

Initial review of applications will begin February 7, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ronald J McGauvran, Search Committee Chair:

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Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.