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Visiting Instructor of Criminal Justice

Millikin University

Millikin University

Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
<p><span>The School of Social Sciences invites applications for a Visiting Instructor in Criminal Justice to begin January 2024. Applicants may also apply for the tenure-track position posted, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice that begins August 2024. </span></p><p><span>We are interested in candidates whose teaching and/or research demonstrate a critical perspective and whose areas of specialization include any of the following: restorative justice, legal studies, research methods, international studies, and/or globalization</span>. </p><p><span>Candidates will be expected to teach core and elective courses in criminal justice and sociology as needed, teaching five courses per semester.</span></p><p><span>A master’s degree in criminal justice, Criminology, Sociology or related discipline is required. Preference for Ph.D. Will also consider ABD. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching. </span></p><p><span>Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 1,800 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 65,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning — a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world.</span></p><p><span>Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023, and will close once the position is filled. To apply, please submit the following materials to www.millikin.edu/employment: </span></p><ol> <li><span>Letter of application</span></li> <li><span>Current curriculum vita</span></li> <li><span>Teaching philosophy that includes discussion about diversity, teaching to diverse audiences, etc.</span></li> <li><span>Contact information for three professional references</span></li> </ol><p><span>Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package, including eligibility for tuition waiver. </span></p><p> </p><p>Job Description</p>
Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.