The Department of Social Sciences at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (tenure-track, 9-month position) to begin Fall 2018. Duties include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses. A reduced load (2-2 for the first year) is provided to allow for other duties, such as performing/publishing research in criminal justice or closely related areas, and serving on departmental, University, and professional committees.
Duties include teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses. A reduced load (2-2 for the first year) is provided to allow for other duties, such as performing/publishing research in criminal justice or closely related areas, and serving on departmental, University, and professional committees.
The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or related fields. ABDs will also be considered but must have earned a doctorate before appointment. All specializations (for example, but not limited to, policing, courts/legal, corrections, research methods/statistics, and administration) will be considered.
Preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate strong research skills, a strong record of or potential for sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals (commensurate with experience). Potential for or prior experience with seeking and/or securing external grant funding, working with diverse student populations, and the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs are all preferred qualifications of the successful candidate.
TAMIU is a growing university of over 7,500 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit www.tamiu.edu. We offer a reduced teaching load for junior faculty. Normal course load for junior faculty is 3 courses per semester, although we offer opportunities for course release. Additional pay is available for summer teaching. TAMIU offers competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid parental leave. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered by the university.
The completed employment application must include a letter of interest that addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications must be submitted online at https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMIU_External. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.