Criminal Justice Lecturer

Department of Law and Justice Studies

Position Announcement- Criminal Justice Lecturer

The Department of Law and Justice Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rowan University is seeking applicants to fill a lecturer position in Criminal Justice, to begin on September 1, 2021.

Responsibilities : Applicants must be able to teach different criminal justice classes at multiple campuses, including Rowan’s main campus, and the campuses of Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC), Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) and in Camden. Preference will be given to candidates able to teach upper level senior seminar sections and classes in criminal justice research methods. The successful applicant should have prior teaching experience and must be highly committed to departmental, college and university service. A 4/4 teaching load equivalency will be required.

Minimum Qualifications : Applicants must have, at minimum, an MA in Criminal Justice or a related field.

Law and Justice Studies, , is a dynamic department with the highest student enrollment in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. We offer a B.A. in Law and Justice Studies, a M.A. in Criminal Justice and a fully online M.A. in Criminal Justice. For more information about Rowan University and the Department of Law and Justice Studies, please visit or

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the second largest college at Rowan University with seven departments, seven interdisciplinary programs, and fifteen majors. The College also houses a number of Centers and Institutes that serve both research and pedagogical functions. CHSS places a strong emphasis on exceptional teaching, research and service. Our mission is to empower, transform, and engage students and faculty, as well as the global communities in which we live. We actively support faculty research and strive to include faculty as full partners in governance within the College.

Rowan University is a comprehensive university designated by both the State and Carnegie Classifications as a research institution with approximately 15,000 students. Its main campus in located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients in Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges – William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics, as well as the School of Biomedical Science and Health Professions.

Applications must be submitted through our online admission tracking system (link goes here). Applications will be reviewed on March 5, 2021 but may be submitted thereafter until the position is filled. Applications must include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and evidence of both college level teaching effectiveness and a commitment to departmental, college and university service. Candidates invited to interview must submit the names of three references.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. Rowan University values diversity, and is committed to equal opportunity. All positions are contingent upon budge appropriations.