Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Code: 001 Posted: 02/23/2014

The Criminal Justice Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for two tenure/tenure track positions beginning August 2014: 1) Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and 2) Assistant Professor. For more information about the Criminal Justice Department link to: keyword: criminal justice

At the rank of Associate Professor the applicant must meet the required qualifications and provide evidence of an active research/publication record that is commensurate with departmental requirements for this rank. There is an opportunity to become department chair.

At the Assistant Professor level an ABD will be considered for a one-year terminal appointment as a Lecturer with conversion to tenure-track Assistant Professor if all requirements for the degree have been successfully completed by March 1, 2015.


  • Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology or a closely related field (a law degree is not appropriate for this position)
  • Demonstrated ability to teach race/crime, corrections and/or introduction to criminal justice
  • Evidence of scholarly record or scholarly promise
  • Demonstrated interest in implementing curricula that address multicultural issues
  • Experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives at the

College level


  • Other areas of interest are community corrections and correctional intervention


  • Teaching core and upper division criminal justice courses
  • Evidence of an active research/publication record
  • Academic advising
  • Participation in departmental, campus, and community service
  • Provide service to the department in support of curriculum, teaching, and service to the University and Community

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Current knowledge in technological advancements as they relate to pedagogical issues in higher education.
  • Ability to engage in appropriate instructor-student relationships/interactions and collegial conduct.
  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, staff and colleagues both orally and in writing.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

The University:
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master’s degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.
The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

Review of Applications:
Applications received by December 10, 2013 are ensured full consideration; position is open until filled.

Representatives from UWP will be attending the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Atlanta to promote these positions.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following in electronic format. Each bullet point should be sent as a separate file/attachment:

  • a cover letter of application - (note the rank for which you are applying Associate Professor or Assistant Professor)
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • course syllabi
  • teaching evaluations
  • examples of scholarly work
  • names and contact information for three references

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Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.


Contact Name: Connie Minton, Academic Department Associate

Contact Phone: (262) 595-3416

Contact Email:

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