The School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies at Tarleton State University invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor to begin in the Fall of 2019. Responsibilities include teaching, research and service. Areas of specialization are open (generalist). The position will be located at the Texas A&M RELLIS Campus, near Bryan/College Station, Texas.
Applications only accepted online at https://jobs.tarleton.edu. Please include your letter of interest, your current CV, and unofficial transcripts. If needed, additional documents (teaching and research statements, and/or examples of scholarly work) will be requested. For questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Katherine M. Brown, at email@example.com.
80% Teaching: Responsibilities include a 4/4 instruction load with a mix of face-to-face, online and hybrid formats. Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. Develop, implement and practice effective education approaches and techniques in their courses.
10% Research: Contribute research and scholarly activity within the discipline in the form of professional presentations and publications.
10% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, participation on University committees, engagement in School governance, collaboration with community partners, building relationships with local criminal justice agencies, and supporting students through the completion of the program.
Ph.D. (Must have a completed Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment) in Criminology/Criminal Justice or closely-related discipline from an accredited university and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for this position.
Must show evidence of an active research agenda and teaching effectiveness; Research agenda must be well-rounded, enhance the Schoolâ™s mission and provide opportunities for student participation. Demonstrated understanding and practice of inclusion in education; Proven record of scholarly activities (publications, conference attendance, presentations); Eligible for the rank of assistant professor with demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean; demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree; and documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masterâ™s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification.
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *