Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Posted: 11/15/2021

DESCRIPTION:

The Social Sciences Department at Tusculum University invites applicants for a teaching position in Criminal Justice for classes offered online, in a HyFlex format, and/or on our residential campus. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners; demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and the creation of culturally-responsive learning environments; and exhibit a mastery of their specific discipline. This position is for Fall 2022.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed. Applications accepted until December 17, 2021

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must possess a PhD degree in Criminal Justice or a PhD degree in a related field and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice. Candidates must have a mastery of technological competencies and teaching and advising strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies. Teaching experience strongly preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, name and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice.