Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice



Job description

Warrensburg, MO

Department: 240110-Criminal Justice

Pay Rate: Per faculty salary model

FTE: 1.0

FLSA: Exempt

Position Number: 998480

Classification: Faculty

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Criminal Justice & Criminology is searching for two (2) Assistant Professor Tenure Track appointments. For best consideration, please apply for both position numbers (#998482 and #998490).

University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Bargaining Unit: No

Work Location: Warrensburg Campus

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Purpose

This position requires online as well as face-to-face teaching, participating in appropriate academic service and involvement in professional and scholarly development activities.

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

Other Education & Formal Training

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and/or Criminology. ABD candidates with degree to be awarded within six (6) months of the time of appointment will be considered. JD is not equivalent.

Candidates with skills and experience in law enforcement and/or legal studies and/or victimology are highly desired.

Computer Skills
Class Management Software, Other – Blackboard, Presentation


Minimum requirements include the ability to teach courses in the area of Criminal Justice & Criminology with the current curriculum.

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.

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

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance

How to apply

UCM requires that all faculty applicants for this position complete the on-line faculty profile, including three (3) references with names addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.

Requested documents are (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) unofficial transcripts. these documents must be attached to the faculty profile at the time of application. Only completed on-line faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position. If contacted for an interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required. The finalist chosen for this position will be subject to criminal background and educational verification checks.

For more information contact:

Dr. Jennifer Carson
Search Committee Chair
Humphreys 300, Department of Criminal Justice
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093

(660) 543-4952

Review of applications begins January 28, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

The University of Central Missouri (UCM), Warrensburg, Missouri, was founded in 1871 as a normal school and has evolved from a state teachers college to a state college, and finally to a comprehensive university in 1972. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education granted UCM a statewide mission in professional applied science and technology in 1996. The beautiful 156-acre main campus is located one hour from downtown Kansas City.