Job Description Detail

Assistant Professor - Criminal Justice - Criminology


Full time, 40 hours/week

Summary of Duties

Responsibilities include: Teaching course in the candidate's areas of specialization and in the department's curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate level; research and scholarly publication; and service to the University Community.

Criminal Justice is located in the Social Sciences Department, which offers several undergraduate programs and a master's program in Criminal Justice. Full time teaching load is 21 credits per academic year. 


  • Educational:

    A Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, sociology or related field is required. Possess specializations in one or more of the following areas: Criminal justice administration (policing, courts, or corrections); criminal law; crime mapping; social network analysis; criminal investigation; forensics. Experience with criminal justice agencies is desirable. Evidence of effective teaching in the classroom and with online/hybrid formats. Ability to transition both traditional and online courses into an effective online program is also highly desirable. 

  • Work Experience Requirements:

    Experience with criminal justice agencies is desirable.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, letter describing teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.  Submit materials as email attachments (MS Word or PDF format) to Dr. Patricia Dunleavy