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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Texas A&M International University

Dept, Social Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Department of Social Sciences at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (tenure-track, 9-month position) to begin Fall 2023. Duties include teaching face-to-face and online courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, performing/publishing research in Criminal Justice and/or closely related areas, and serving on department, college, university, and professional committees. Tenure-track faculty receive a reduced teaching load (2-2 for the first two years, 2-3/3-2 for the third year, and 3-3 thereafter).

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or a related field. ABDs will also be considered but must have earned a doctorate before appointment. All specializations (for example, but not limited to, administration and leadership, corrections, courts, policing, and research methods) will be considered.

We desire candidates who demonstrate excellent research skills, have a strong record of or potential for sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals (commensurate with experience), have the potential for or prior experience with seeking and/or securing external grant funding, have experience working with diverse student populations, and have the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Other Information:

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit TAMIU offers competitive salaries and benefits packages. Additional pay is available for summer teaching. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered in whole or in part by the university.

This position requires face-to-face interactions through a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace for a minimum of four days a week.

The completed employment application must include a letter of interest that addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin October 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Dr. Jascha Wagner at or 956-326-2476.


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Be sure to include:
  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A list of at least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts
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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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