Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - Instructor/Assistant Professor Criminal Justice

(Recruitment Number 8890514)

Washburn University's Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the School of Applied Studies.  This is a 9 month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 1, 2014. Appointment at the rank of assistant professor requires the terminal degree (Ph.D. or J.D.) at the time of appointment. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in criminal justice OR J.D. degree from an ABA and regionally accredited law school. An ABD will be considered at the rank of instructor with the expectation the terminal degree will be completed.
  • Applicant should have university teaching, service, and scholarly experience.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • University teaching experience in a criminal justice program


Instruction of 12 credits per semester in the criminal justice curriculum; academic advising to students; professional, community, and university service; and scholarship.

Application Procedures:

Application review will begin June 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Send application letter, vita, copies of transcripts and name/addresses/phone numbers of 3 references to: Beth Kuhn, Washburn University, Dean's Office, Benton Hall 306, 1700 S.W. College Ave., Topeka, KS. 66621 (do not send additional materials until requested). Only hardcopy applications and application materials will be accepted. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. To enrich education through diversity, Washburn University is an EOE. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. www.washburn.edu.