Associate Professor

  • Tarleton State University
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description

Tarleton State University, the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies invites applications for one tenured Associate Professor position to begin September 1, 2021 located at Fort Worth campus.


Candidates are responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.

Teaching responsibilities include a 2/2 load in the course of the 9-month contract. Primary teaching responsibilities involve teaching at CJ PhD program.

Research specialization is open.

Education and Experience:

A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or closely-related discipline.

Earned doctorate/terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges with appropriate academic credentials verified by Tarleton's faculty credentialing processes.

Six years of successful college teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Faculty in the rank of associate professor shall have demonstrated academic and professional achievement. Those appointed to the rank of associate professor will demonstrate teaching excellence, scholarly/creative attainment, and professional achievement both within and outside the university.

Other Requirements:

Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished record of scholarship and doctoral directive experience. The preferred area of specialization is policing and statistics.

About Tarleton:

Tarleton's innovative and transformative approach provides more than knowledge. Through real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship and service, students gain the know-how for promising careers, no matter their field of study.

Tarleton has evolved into the near-perfect model of size, academic scope and affordability. Founded in 1899 and part of The Texas A&M University System since 1917, it combines the resources of a major public institution - more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, cutting-edge academic facilities, faculty experts - with its own brand of personal attention, history and community to be a first-choice destination for students across North Texas and beyond.

Applications only accepted on‐line at . Documents required:

Completed online application, Cover Letter, Resume/CV, three professional references with complete contact information, all transcripts. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree‐granting institution prior to a letter of appointment issued.)

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

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.

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