Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, 9 Month Tenure-Trac

at Texas A&M University - Texarkana in Texarkana, Texas, United States

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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, 9 Month Tenure-Track Position


Texas A&M University – Texarkana


College Of Arts, Sciences & Education

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Job Location

Texarkana, Texas

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Job Description

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Education seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and encourage you to apply.


Teaching and advising undergraduate students, conducting and publishing scholarly research, performing professional and university service. Specialty is open.

Required Education and Experience:

+ Ph.D. in criminal justice or criminology from an accredited institution, or. Earned doctorate in a related field is acceptable with a history of teaching and scholarly publication in criminal justice as the primary scholarly identity. ABD’s may apply with evidence of expected completion by start Fall semester 2021. The juris doctorate as a terminal degree is not acceptable for this position.

+ Ability to teach a range of lower and upper division criminal justice courses.

+ Active research agenda with evidence of scholarly publication potential.

Preferred Education and Experience:

+ Preparation to teach in one or more of the following areas: Management, Community Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Corrections

+ College teaching experience

+ Experience in web-based Instruction

+ Departmental administration experience

+ Criminal justice agency experience

+ Experience in student recruitment


To apply: Upload your cover letter, resume/CV, 2 professional references (3 references preferred) with contact information and with one reference being a supervisor/manager and copies of your transcripts in the questionnaire section of your application.

Please remember once you submit your application you will not be able to “revise” or upload any documents. If you have any questions about uploading or a revision to your application, you may contact

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging, and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research, and service.Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, students are afforded the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, abilities, and skills to become leaders in their chosen professions and to prepare for the opportunities of serving in a global environment.A&M-Texarkana began in 1971 as part of East Texas State University and joined The Texas A&M University System in 1996. Our 375-acre campus, which opened in 2008, is near beautiful Bringle Lake in Texarkana, Texas, in a region known as the Ark-La-Tex.With a commitment to academic excellence, student success, and community leadership, A&M-Texarkana is comprised of three academic colleges: education and liberal arts; business; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The university accommodates students by offering flexible class schedules, web-based courses, and online degree programs.A&M-Texarkana is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Red River Athletic Conference, with men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball, and softball programs.

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a statewide network of eleven universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center. The A&M System is committed to providing an educational and work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional development of each individual employee. Equal opportunity and access will be provided throughout the A&M System to all students, employees, and prospective employees. Employment opportunities for all A&M System members and locations are updated daily and posted on this searchable website. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 223-1360.

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Job Posting: JC183057147

Posted On: May 07, 2021

Updated On: Aug 13, 2021