Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Job description

Position is full-time academic year non-tenure track, limited to 06/18/2022 with anticipated renewal.

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Program at the University of Rhode Island invites candidates to apply for a full-time lecturer position starting in Fall 2021. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in criminology and criminal justice who will teach core and elective classes in our major and potentially develop new elective options that expand our curriculum.

This full-time, non-tenure track position is limited to one year with anticipated renewal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach 12 credit hours on URI’s Kingston campus in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Program per semester or the equivalent in other duties such as advising undergraduate majors. Hold regular office hours for students, attend Program faculty meetings and participate in service to the program as they pertain to normal instructional responsibilities. The successful candidate will teach required undergraduate introductory courses and upper-division electives courses in the major with the opportunity to develop new elective courses specific to the candidate’s interests.

Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (F00235). 

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your Faculty Employment Application:

(#1) Letter of application that describes your qualifications and interest in the position. (1-2 pages as one complete pdf document), (#2) Curriculum vita that includes the names and contact information of three references (as one complete pdf document), (#3) “Other Document” – Inclusive Pedagogy Statement. For example, you might describe how you see your role in facilitating the success of underrepresented students in Criminology and Criminal Justice, what teaching practices you use to create an inclusive classroom, and/or how you incorporate diverse perspectives into your teaching materials. Use specific experience and examples whenever possible. (1-2 pages as one complete pdf document, and (#4) “Other Document” – a teaching portfolio including your: 1) statement of teaching philosophy; 2) syllabi for criminology and/or criminal justice oriented classes, 3) sample assignments/assessments, and 4) student evaluations of teaching or other evidence of teaching excellence. (not to exceed 15 pages of materials as one complete pdf document).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by April 30, 2021. Second consideration may be given to applications received by May 30, 2021. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (May 30, 2021) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. 
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.




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Job No: F00235
Posted: 4/12/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
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