Welcome to Career Opportunities at Lindenwood University.
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Benefits of Being a Lindenwood Employee:
- Upon hire, employer-paid tuition benefits for bachelor’s
(employee, spouse, and dependent) and master’s degree programs
(employee and spouse only).
- Tuition discounts for doctoral programs (employee only).
- Comprehensive benefits plan: medical, dental, vision, life
insurance, disability insurance, and retirement options.
- Paid holidays: MLK Jr. day, Good Friday, Memorial Day,
Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving break
(Wednesday – Friday), and winter break (Dec. 23 – Jan. 1).
- Free lunch Fridays: LU employees are eligible for a free meal
on Fridays at the Evans Commons Dining Hall or Spellman Dining
Hall; Chick-fil-A and Qdoba included.
- Professional development opportunities through the Lindenwood Learning Academy .
Assistant/Associate Professor, Criminology and
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Dean or Academic Administrator
Student Employee(s) as
Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of
completing the application, you will need the following documents
- Cover Letter specifying your area of expertise and
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Three (3) recent letters of recommendation sent directly to
- Unofficial transcript(s) of all degrees completed
*** The system limits 5 documents to upload. You will need to save
multiple documents into one PDF or have additional documents sent
Faculty and instructors are responsible for curriculum, teaching,
service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that
support the mission, vision, and values of the university.
The College of Science, Technology, and Health at Lindenwood
University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate
Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Qualified applicants will possess a PhD, EdD, or Juris Doctor in
Criminology/Criminal Justice or equivalent and possess demonstrated
collegiate teaching experience.. The successful candidate will be
expected to teach 4 courses (12 credit hours) each semester.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching
online. All Lindenwood faculty members are expected to advise and
mentor students, continue to develop their expertise through
research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance and
The Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal
Justice is a full-time, 9-month faculty position that will begin
August 2024. Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until filled.
Preference will be given to those with research interests and who
may display an ability to effectively engage both today’s
traditional and non-traditional students. However, other areas of
specialization and practical experience in the criminal justice
field will be considered. Responsibilities of the position include
a normal teaching load in the undergraduate degree program.
Additional responsibilities will include curriculum oversight,
academic advising, program recruitment, and committee membership.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Additional information about the program may be found at https://www.lindenwood.edu/search/?q=criminal+justice#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=criminal%20justice&gsc.page=1
Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation
of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be
required of positions given this title. This job description shall
not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific
duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees
may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those
specifically presented in this description. Employees should refer
to the Employee Guidebook and the respective performance evaluation
for additional job-related expectations.
Standard 1 - Teaching and Learning
Lindenwood faculty are committed to designing courses and creating
classroom cultures characterized by rigor, inclusiveness, support,
and engagement for research-based teaching that will serve faculty
from all disciplines and students from all groups. Guidelines and
expectations developed by the colleges, departments, or programs to
support needs and/or requirements specific to each will be
determined by the academic administrators and communicated to the
Standard 2 – Academic Service and
Lindenwood faculty actively support and provide service to the
mission, vision, values, and initiatives of the university and
colleges, and exemplify the Q2 culture of service excellence.
Guidelines and expectations developed by the colleges, departments,
or programs to support needs and/or requirements specific to each
will be determined by the academic administrators and communicated
to the faculty.
Standard 3 – Continuous Learning and
Lindenwood faculty are committed to remaining current in their
discipline and instructional practice through continuous learning
and contributions to their field by participating in scholarly
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge,
skills and abilities necessary to perform this job
Ability to verbalize understanding of
complex problems or situations, ask relevant questions for
clarifications and explain concepts clearly to others;
well-developed written communication skills; ability to communicate
diplomatically, clearly, and effectively with students and
co-workers verbally, in-person, and by telephone using the English
language; ability to present materials effectively to individual
students or groups; ability to manage interpersonal conflict
situations requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion; and ability
to support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through
effective interactions with students, employees, alumni, and other
Decision-Making & Analytical Skills:
Ability to define
problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions;
ability to organize and express ideas, directions, and data in a
logical sequence to describe a process or explain procedures, such
as how to perform a task; and ability to deal with abstract and
Technological & Related Skills:
Ability to use current
technology to enhance effectiveness including but not limited to
computers, computer-assisted instruction programs, and audio-visual
equipment; willing to learn and apply any other new technology
necessary to enhance learning; working knowledge of Microsoft Word,
Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Canvas (LMS), CAMS (SIS), and Workday
(EIS); and ability to use phones, fax machines, printers, scanners
Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with
the performance of this job’s functions.
- Unless a faculty position is designated as fully remote, all
full-time faculty positions are designated as non-standard flex.
On-campus presence is required and is deemed necessary to perform
the position expectations. Flexibility for remote work for
non-routine, situational, and unusual circumstances, is provided at
the administrator’s discretion.
- General office and/or classroom setting for on-campus faculty
- Variable work environments as determined by online instructors;
must have 24/7 access to a computer that meets minimum technical
specifications and has high-speed Internet access, distraction free
from noise and movement
- See Attendance section below for work environment attendance
The physical demands described below are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s
essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential
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Equal Opportunity Employer
- Stamina to teach classes as required
- Ability to stand or sit for extended time periods
- Ability to meet on-campus requirement for classes and duties
that are designated as such
Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The
University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws
and provides equal employment opportunities and access to
educational programs without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all
qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is
committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to
providing a positive discrimination-free educational work