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Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


Associate Professor 9112

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty


Desired Start Date


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Duties and Responsibilities

Teach twelve (12) undergraduate hours (4 courses) per semester. Engage in multiple service-related activities such as student advising, including mentoring and service at the departmental, school, college, professional, and community levels; actively undertake academic or creative activities and demonstrates an emerging record of scholarship, including the pursuit of external grants—a full-time tenure track faculty position to start Fall 2024.

Conditions of Employment

Offer of employment is contingent upon successfully completing a due diligence background check and credential verification. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID -19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for all eligible students, faculty and staff employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

Bowie State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, student advising, and student mentoring. Preference with being given to candidates with evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level, evidence of academic scholarship, excellent record in leadership/supervisory experience and research ability/potential to publish in peer-reviewed academic journals, securing external grants, and proof of building community partnerships. Candidates must be committed to working with diverse populations and be conversant in multicultural issues.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology from an accredited institution. Area of specialization in either social justice or administration of justice/homeland security required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have the expertise and experience in Critical Criminology pedagogy and, Critical Race Theory, and will demonstrated experience in teaching law enforcement/administration of justice/homeland security courses at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will also have an established record of working collaboratively across disciplines. Preferred Qualifications : An identifiable area of specialization with research interests and experiences in Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Administration of Justice, Criminology, Social Justice, and/or Restorative Justice. Ability to teach a majority of the core course in our criminal justice curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you hold a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
  7. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Other Document
  4. LinkedIn Profile


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