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Adjunct Faculty in Criminology & Political Science

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, TX

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Job Details

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty in Criminology & Political Science

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department of Criminology and Political Science

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Criminology and Political Science at Texas A&M University—San Antonio is seeking to hire a part-time Adjunct Instructor of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Expertise is open.Applicants must have at least 1 year of university teaching experience and the ability to teach courses in person. Appointment will begin in Spring 2024. Continuation depends on course availability.

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

This is an adjunct position, requiring only teaching. Courses could be offered during daytime hours or evenings, based on departmental needs. Most courses needed are offered in person.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited university

  • At least 1 year of university teaching experience

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree in Criminal Justice or a related field from an accredited university

  • Relevant practitioner experience

  • Experience teaching a range of criminal justice courses

  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience

  • Familiarity with the Blackboard Learning Management System

  • Record of teaching excellence

Finalists will be required to provide two current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair via email (sent directly from the recommender), or at the address listed below. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of Academic Affairs, TAMU-SA, One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcript translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • A Curriculum vitae (CV)

  • A cover letter

  • Contact information for three references

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/human-resources/documents/summary-of-employees-benefits.pdf

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents to your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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