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Assistant Teaching Professor, Criminal Justice

Roosevelt University
Job Location:
Chicago, 60605
Criminal Justice
Position Rank Assistant Teaching Professor, Criminal Justice

Track Tenure Track

Posting Number F0000208

Location Chicago

Open Date 04/03/2024

Open Until Filled? Yes

Job Type Full-Time

Position Summary

The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Roosevelt University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Criminal Justice at the Assistant Professor level.

A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice is preferred, but candidates with a Ph.D. in Criminology, Sociology, Administration of Justice, or a closely related field will be considered. Exceptional applicants who are ABD and nearing completion of the dissertation also will be considered.

Primary responsibilities include teaching six undergraduate criminal justice courses per year (classroom and online); advising students; collaboration with community partners; contributing to curriculum development and accreditation data collection/documentation; implementing an impactful service and research agenda; engaging in department, college, and university service activities; and performing related duties as assigned.

The program is seeking generalists broadly trained in criminal justice. Applicants are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, be comfortable in and support a working environment that fosters diversity, use technology effectively in teaching, and be committed to the advancement social justice. Area of specialization is open.

To Apply: Applicants should provide a letter of interest outlining their teaching experience, research program, and suitability for the position; an up-to-date curriculum vitae; and a list of three to five professional references with full contact information for each. Upload these required documents to the application website. 
Three letters of reference should be sent via email to Dr. LaDonna Long, chair of the search committee at

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
We desire to have a candidate in place for the start of the 2024-25 academic year.

Title IX Contact Information: Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX regulations. At Roosevelt University, the Title IX Coordinator is Shana Anderson. Her office is in the Auditorium Building of the Chicago campus, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 204A. She can be reached at (312) 341-3761 or

Do not contact this email address for inquiries about your job application; if you have questions, you may email

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD in Criminal Justice is preferred, but we will also consider candidates with degrees in Criminology, Sociology, Administration of Justice, or other related fields.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience at the collegiate level

Working Conditions

Standard climate controlled office and classroom environment.

Departmental Contact Information

Applicants may address questions to the search committee chair and CJ program director, Professor LaDonna Long
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