The Criminal Justice Department at Minot State University invites applicants at the Assistant or Associate level with a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field. A.B.D. applicants will be considered with Ph.D.

Candidate must be prepared to teach Policing, and related topics within Law Enforcement (i.e., Use of Force, Interviewing and Interrogations, and Criminal Investigation) and core courses shared among department faculty, including Introduction to Criminal Justice. Preference will be given to candidates who also have expertise in one or more of the following areas: policing, use of force, crimes against children, interviewing and interrogation, criminal investigation, cybercrime, administration of criminal justice systems or management issues in criminal justice. The successful candidate will teach 12 credits each semester, divided between core courses and a range of electives. Candidates are also expected to maintain an active research and scholarly agenda as well as participate in departmental and university service.

Position Responsibilities
This is a tenure-track position. Duties include teaching, scholarship, student advising, and service to the university and the community.

A candidate with a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field. ABD candidates will also be considered with Ph.D

The Department
The curriculum offered by the MSU Criminal Justice program is one of the most comprehensive in the upper Midwest. Alongside a criminal justice bachelor’s degree, the department offers minors in Police Management and Investigation; Law and Legal Studies; and Offenders, Risk Assessment and Corrections, as well as a concentration in Criminal Justice Research and Policy Evaluation. The department also offers ND Peace Officer training, in collaboration with Lake Region State College, and is a partner with the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF). Our 2018 students scored in the top 92 percent nationally on the Area Concentration Achievement Test (ACAT).

Salary for this position will depend upon qualifications and experience. The position includes a comprehensive fringe benefits package including employer-paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement plan, and tuition waivers. Explore MSU Benefits.

Application Procedures

All applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of research and teaching interests. In addition, please arrange for official transcripts and letters from three references to be sent directly.

Additional Information
Contact Dr. Maria Buchholz-Kerzmann, Assistant Professor in Criminal justice, m.b.kerzmann@ndus.edu if you have questions about the position.

Minot State University is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled encouraged to apply. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, if you are a finalist, your application could be subject to review upon request. According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota.