Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Social and Behavioral Science
Department Contact Email
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomes
applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank
of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
1. Faculty typically teach 12 hours per semester (undergraduate),
including a combination of service courses, upper-level offerings
(including lab-based courses), and courses in their specialty
2. Faculty are expected to engage in professional development and
scholarly pursuits and involve undergraduate students in these
3. Faculty are expected to contribute to the department,
University, and profession through appropriate service obligations,
including the advising of students and committee service.
4. Teach undergraduate social science and criminal justice courses
5. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments,
and handouts. Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate
students on topics in Criminal Justice ( CRJ ) and Sociology ( SOC
6. Evaluate and grade students’ class work, laboratory work,
assignments, and papers.
7. Collect and analyze data for program and university
8. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required
9. Compile, administer, and grade examinations.
10. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
11. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on
career issues, to include internship placements.
12. Develop and use multimedia course materials and other current
technology, such as online courses.
13. Perform administrative duties as needed.
14. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research
15. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
1. Assist department chair with continual program
2. Participate in faculty meetings and other university-wide
3. Other duties as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
1. Doctorate preferred. ABD will be considered.
2. Training, experience, and interest in Criminal Justice, and/or
law and and/or sociology.
3. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written
4. Previous successful work experience with culturally diverse
populations a plus.
5. Cope effectively with adversity and demonstrate leadership
skills that promote cooperation.
6. Willingness to seek external funding/grants.
A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice ( CRJ ) is required; ABDs with planned
completion dates prior to Fall 2022 may also be considered.
Professional experience (at least two years) in a CRJ field and
college-level CRJ teaching experience is required. Applicants with
on-campus and online teaching experience in a range of CRJ courses
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Faculty - Tenure Track Appointment
Budgeted Annual Salary
Commensurate with experience
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have an earned Ph.D. degree in one of the following
areas? Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Teaching Philosophy