Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


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.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by February 10, 2023 at 5:00pm. Materials received after this date will not be accepted.


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 a pre-employment 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 to proof of eligibility to work in the United States as all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page electronically to Attn: Criminal Justice Faulty