Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Park University - Parkville, MO

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Position Responsibilities
The Department of Criminal Justice Administration is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor of Criminal Justice for fall 2014 on the Parkville, Missouri campus. The successful candidate will teach entry and advanced-level undergraduate courses. This position is for a generalist; however preference will be given to those applicants with a focus in security. Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly research and provide university service.

Required Qualifications
A terminal degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely-related field is required. A J.D. will not be considered. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Classroom teaching experience (minimum of two years of collegiate teaching) is required. Professional experience in criminal justice, preferably in the area of security and/or loss prevention is required. The successful applicant will have a planned research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in online and blended/hybrid instruction and curriculum development
  • Interest in continuously exploring new technology
  • Professional and teaching experience in security and/or loss prevention
Application Procedures
Qualified candidates should upload a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, cover letter, and list of three professional references. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2013.

About Park University
The Park University main campus is located in the Kansas City suburb of Parkville, Missouri, on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River. We serve more than 25,000 students annually from our home campus and 40 campus centers, and via online courses. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employees and dependents.

Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.