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Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice - Department of Criminal Justice

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:


Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Rank :

Associate Professor 9112

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


Desired Start Date:


Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

Teach twelve (12) undergraduate hours (4 courses) per semester. Engage in multiple service-related activities such as student advising, including mentoring and service at the departmental, school, college, professional, and community levels; actively undertake academic or creative activities and demonstrates an emerging record of scholarship, including the pursuit of external grants—a full-time tenure track faculty position to start Fall 2024.

Conditions of Employment:

Offer of employment is contingent upon successfully completing a due diligence background check and credential verification. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for all eligible students, faculty and staff employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

Bowie State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, student advising, and student mentoring. Preference with being given to candidates with evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level, evidence of academic scholarship, excellent record in leadership/supervisory experience and research ability/potential to publish in peer-reviewed academic journals, securing external grants, and proof of building community partnerships. Candidates must be committed to working with diverse populations and be conversant in multicultural issues.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology from an accredited institution. Area of specialization in either social justice or administration of justice/homeland security required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

The ideal candidate will have the expertise and experience in Critical Criminology pedagogy and, Critical Race Theory, and will demonstrated experience in teaching law enforcement/administration of justice/homeland security courses at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will also have an established record of working collaboratively across disciplines. Preferred Qualifications: An identifiable area of specialization with research interests and experiences in Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Administration of Justice, Criminology, Social Justice, and/or Restorative Justice. Ability to teach a majority of the core course in our criminal justice curriculum.





Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

We invite you to take a closer look at Bowie State; you will like what you see.



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