Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology - Tenure Track

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Associate Professor

Working Title
Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology - Tenure Track

240110 - Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology

Pay Rate
Per faculty salary model



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

To Apply: Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position #998474.

Candidates should submit the following documentation:
  • A cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. This is completed within the faculty profile.
Three letters of recommendation and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts showing degree completions will be required if selected for an interview.

Screening of applications begins February 21, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

Direct inquiries about the position to the search committee chair, Dr. Gregg Etter.

University of Central Missouri
Criminal Justice & Criminology Program
P.O. Box 800
Humphreys Building, Suite 300 Warrensburg, MO 64093
Email address:
Telephone: (660) 543-8902
Fax: (660) 543-8306

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We accept applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, or abilities. Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The Criminal Justice & Criminology program at the University of Central Missouri has a tenure track opening beginning August 2022.

The candidate shall be able to teach courses in the area of Criminal Justice & Criminology within the current curriculum. The candidate should have a demonstrable commitment to scholarly and professional activities, the instruction and mentoring of both undergraduate and graduate students, a readiness to participate in departmental, college, and university service, as well as an ability to contribute to distance learning opportunities.

Teaching Area:
Candidates with demonstrated skills and experience in teaching juvenile justice, law and legal studies are highly desired.

Research Area: Candidates with demonstrated skills and experience in research on juvenile justice, law and legal studies are highly desired.

Teaching Load: The appointment is a 4/4 load or an option of a 3/3 load with a research release.

Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Doctoral Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field. ABD will be considered.
A candidate will have one year to complete the terminal degree and will hold the title of Visiting Assistant Professor while ABD .

Legal Scholars may possess a J.D. with one State Bar Certification.

Computer Skills
Other - Computer software skills.

  • Skills and experience in juvenile justice preferred.
  • Skills and experience in legal studies/law preferred.
  • Skills and experience in criminal justice administration preferred.
  • Skills and experience facilitating and growing online and modern learner programs preferred.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance

Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy Statement
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents

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