Overview

Department of Professional Programs in Human Services at East Central University seeks applicants for a full-time position in Criminal Justice at the Instructor or Assistant Professor Level (commensurate with qualifications). Starting date is August 2019.

ECU is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and six master’s degrees in accounting, education, human resources, management, and psychology. ECU’s 3,500 students come from 33 countries and 25 different states. About 62% of the 154 faculty members hold doctorates.

ECU’s MISSION: We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.
ECU’s VISION: First choice because of who we are.
ECU’s CORE VALUES:

  • We are humble, kind, and generous, caring for our students and one another.
  • We go the extra mile to provide an exceptional experience for students and those we serve.
  • We are forward-thinking, adaptable, and open to new ideas.
  • We are committed to solving problems, whether our own or others’.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be a passionate teacher both on the ground and online. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in our Criminal Justice program. We are interested in growing in areas that include but are not limited to: public policy, tribal policing, and administration. Other responsibilities include: supervising interns, advising, serving the university and community, and maintaining an active research agenda. We would prefer a candidate who has experience working in criminal justice, law enforcement or corrections at the tribal, federal, state or local level. The Department of Professional Programs in Human Services is interested in teaching in non-traditional settings (off campus and on weekends) and in grantwriting. The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is committed to student engagement, equity, diversity and inclusiveness.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or closely related field preferred, ABD or Masters degree considered.

TO APPLY: Applications should consist of (1) a detailed cover letter addressing the expectations of the position; (2) a current resume/curriculum vitae; (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information and a notation describing the work relationship with each; (4) unofficial transcripts from all degrees, official transcripts are required upon hiring; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (5) a completed *Disclosure Statement.

Applications should be sent electronically to es@ecok.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about ECU, visit our web site at http://www.ecok.edu.