Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice-Criminology

Position posted on: 07-03-2013

Position Summary:

Lycoming College invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Criminal Justice-Criminology at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2014.  Successful candidates must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a dedication to the value of a liberal arts education. The primary responsibilities of the positions include a teaching load of 3/3, student advising, and service to the department and college.  For the first position, a specialization in policing is preferred.  For the second position, specializations are open; however, candidates with substantive expertise in Courts and Sentencing, Comparative Criminal Justice, or Victimology are preferred.  Candidates must be willing to teach courses core to the curriculum such as Introduction to Criminal Justice and Research Methods in Criminal Justice as part of their rotation. 

Required Experience & Qualifications:

PhD in criminal justice or criminology is preferred; however, ABDs who are nearing completion will be considered and are encouraged to apply. 

To Apply:

Applicants should send a letter describing teaching and research interests within a liberal arts institution; a curriculum vitae; copies of transcripts of graduate work completed; sample syllabi; and three letters of reference, at least one of which is able to speak to the candidate's teaching abilities.  Electronic submission of application materials is preferred.  Please reference “Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice-Criminology” in the subject line of the email.


Postal Address:

     Attn:  HR/Kerry M. Richmond, Department of Criminal Justice-Criminology 
     Lycoming College
     Campus Box 861
     700 College Place
     Williamsport, PA 17701-5192

Consideration of applications begins on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

LYCOMING COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: As a matter of policy and/or applicable laws, Lycoming College does not discriminate in admission, employment or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of religion, ancestry, political belief, veteran status or sexual orientation.