Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - Assistant Professor Legal Studies

(Recruitment Number 3500314)

Washburn University's Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2014.  This position is a 9 month, tenure-track appointment. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in legal studies, criminal justice, or other related discipline or a J.D. degree from an ABA and regionally accredited law school. Applicant must have university teaching experience, preferably in a Legal Studies Program, and show evidence of professional and scholarly activity.


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

Application Procedures:

  • Application review will begin April 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Send application letter, vita, and names/contact information for 3/more references to: Richard Martin, J.D., Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies, Benton Hall, Room 201, Washburn University, 1700 SW College, Topeka, KS 66621. Only hardcopy applications and application materials will be accepted.  The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.  Washburn University is an EOE.  www.washburn.edu.