Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure Track

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Warrensburg, MISSOURI

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure Track
Department 240110-Criminal Justice
Pay Rate Per faculty salary model
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 998480
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete UCM application for employment, cover letter outlining interest and how qualifications fit this position, unofficial transcripts, vitae and three letters of references are required. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

If selected for an interview, you will need to provide a copy of your official transcripts and any professional license(s) during the interview.

Initial review of applications will begin on: October 11th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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 and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours:
Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 09/18/2019
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

Criminal Justice & Criminology Program at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) is searching for one (1) Assistant Professor Tenure Track appointment. UCM is a public regional comprehensive institution with one of the oldest and most respected Criminal Justice programs in the nation. Located in Warrensburg, Missouri, the campus is about 40 minutes from the suburban Kansas City area. The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology currently has 14 full-time faculty positions with approximately 600 undergraduate majors and 60 graduate students.

This position requires online as well as face-to-face teaching, participating in appropriate academic service and involvement in professional and scholarly development activities. The appointment is a 4/4 load or an option of a 3/3 load with a research release. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2020.

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

Minimum requirements include the ability or potential to teach core courses in the area of Criminal Justice and Criminology within the current curriculum and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and/or Criminology or related field.

Preferred candidates are those with 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. Candidates with skills and experience as a generalist with an interest in teaching diversity or ethics are highly desired.

Computer Skills Class Management Software, Other - Blackboard, Presentation
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, Knowledge of a University environment preferred
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions: Professional appearance
Ability to Keyboard

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