Instructor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Cookeville, Tennessee, United States

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Job description

Position Number: 110030

Department: Sociology and Political Science

Job Purpose

Instruction of undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology & Political Science.

Essential Functions

Instruction of undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology & Political Science, including Introduction to Law Enforcement, Social Deviance, Crime & Media and additional courses compatible with the needs of the department. Collegiality and cooperation within the Department, College and University, and service to the department and the University. Teaching load is the equivalent of four courses per semester, with a major portion of the teaching load in the criminology and criminal justice concentration.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or Sociology. College-level teaching experience. Ability to teach Introduction to Law Enforcement, Social Deviance, and Crime & Media and willingness to teach both online and courses on campus.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of effective teaching.

Commensurate with education and experience. This is a one year temporary non-tenure-track appointment to begin August 1, 2018, and renewable based on satisfactory annual reviews, the needs of the department, and future funding.

Benefits Information

The University offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Screening Date: 07/08/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter addressing the qualifications and essential functions required for the position; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy; copies of all transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire); and email addresses and phone numbers for three professional references. Submission of materials is solely the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions may be directed to Dr. Travis Milburn at