College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Teaching Professor at UMKC : The Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. Responsibilities will include teaching four courses per semester in the undergraduate Criminal Justice and Criminology program, development and coordination of community engagement activities and programs, and participation in departmental advising and committees.
Candidates with a PhD in criminal justice or a closely related discipline, and those with a post-baccalaureate degree such as a Master's degree in criminal justice or closely related discipline with demonstrated teaching experience, will be considered. The successful candidate should display a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate teaching, and should be able to teach a wide variety of courses, particularly in the areas of courts, corrections, policing, and research methods/statistics. Candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to engagement with local communities and practitioners.
Full Time/Part Time
Review of completed applications will begin January 16 and continue until the position is full.
Application materials for position number 00036615 must be submitted online . Required materials include 1) a cover letter addressing both teaching and community engagement, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or philosophy. Additionally, please arrange to have three professional recommendations sent directly to:
Kaylea Jones Administrative Assistant Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology University of Missouri-Kansas City 434 Cherry Hall Kansas City, MO 64110
UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. UMKC recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. To this end, the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enrich our campus diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional and personal success while they are here. The presence and success of these faculty members enhances the educational experience of everyone. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
An official copy of transcript(s), showing degree(s) with courses completed, and conferring institution will be required before an official offer is made to the candidate.
All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to position start date.
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