Adjunct Faculty - Criminal Justice

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-01-14
Req: R-015925
Job Title

Adjunct Faculty - Criminal Justice


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Sociology & Criminal Justice

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF.  The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file. 

This one combined PDF must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). 
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. 

Job Summary:

The Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for the upcoming semester, part-time adjunct faculty appointments.

Major/Essential Duties of Job:

  • Successful applicants will teach up to six semester credit hours within the required discipline at on campus or off-campus sites as dictated by student demand, hold office hours and assist students as needed.
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidates should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Occasional Duties: Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A terminal degree in the appropriate discipline or a closely related field is required to teach graduate coursework. A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the field is required to teach undergraduate courses.  
  • Demonstrated expertise in the subject area is required.
  • Position requires the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold current relevant professional credentials.
  • College or University teaching experience.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Prior relevant industry experience.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations.
  • The degree must be in hand at the time of hiring.

Preferred Special knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • A degree of familiarity with online teaching.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 8/27/2019
Application Due: 9/22/2019
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