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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Posted: 04/03/2022

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Mount Marty University is seeking an Assistant Professor for a tenure track appointment in Criminal Justice who will be responsible for offering, overseeing, and developing our Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in criminal justice. This is a strong, popular program that also offers a minor.  The BA is offered at both our Yankton and Watertown locations.
The Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice will be responsible to: (1) teach the breadth of courses in the program – 12 credit hours per semester; (2) coordinate the schedule through the Registrar’s Office; (3) do academic advising; (4) conduct program assessment; and (5) to shape the criminal justice program in an interdisciplinary way with more emphasis on criminology (i.e., the nature/definition, extent, cause and control of crime). 
While teaching will be the primary focus, service to the university and surrounding community, and a commitment to scholarly activity will also be expected.  The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sociology, or a related field (though ABD candidates will be considered), have teaching experience, and demonstrate evidence of scholarly activity.  They should be an energetic leader with a vision for how to develop the criminal justice program. Also, they must be committed in principle and practice to Mount Marty University’s mission.
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy, contact information and the names of three references through the online application system located at: The review of applications will begin on April 21, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
More detailed information about the university including the mission statement, can be found at  Mount Marty University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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