Lecturer of Criminal Justice

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000237
Job Title Lecturer of Criminal Justice
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Criminal Justice.

The University - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/

The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalence of 4 courses per semester and to assist in further development of the UNTD Criminal Justice Department. UNT Dallas offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

Expectations for non-tenure track faculty at UNTD include excellence in teaching and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching and program development or other duties assigned by the department.
Faculty are also expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, online course development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, project development, program leadership, coordinating service learning, and committee leadership.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related discipline
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and teaching online courses
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in curriculum development and developing interdisciplinary programs
  • Experience in service activities to a university and community

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing service learning and experiential learning in curricular and co-curricular settings
  • Academic experience working on a university campus with a culturally diverse population

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet academic schedule

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications,
and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Michelle Baptiste at [email protected] or by calling 972-338-1501. Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Skype interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a job talk and teaching demonstration.

For best consideration, application should be received by March 16, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Linked In
    • Indeed
    • Professional Diversity Network
    • Company Website
    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Research Interests
  3. Teaching philosophy





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Job No:
Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/27/2018
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