McNeese State University 
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 
Department of Social Sciences

McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Social Sciences. This is a full-time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. Teaching summer school may be available. The appointment begins August 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice will be responsible for functions related to teaching criminal justice courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice will work closely with the Coordinator of the Criminal Justice program and the Department Head of Social Sciences.

Required: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field at time of appointment, ABD considered but must complete PhD prior to August of 2018.

Preferred: The ability to teach in various areas of the criminal justice system other than policing. The department has sufficient policing specialists and seeks to add to the diversity of our program’s core faculty.


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

Application Materials and Contact:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, references (names, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three references), and unofficial/official transcripts for the application process. Please submit the required documents by e-mail to:

W. Steve Thompson, Ph.D.
Criminal Justice Program Coordinator
Department of Social Sciences
McNeese State University
Box 92335
Lake Charles, LA 70609
Phone: (337) 562-4051
TDD: (337) 562-4227