Roanoke College — Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The Department of Public Affairs at Roanoke College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning in August 2017. The position is tenure-track with a teaching load of three courses per semester.

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field (ABD will also be considered) and show promise of being an excellent teacher.

Teaching responsibilities will include major courses such as Introduction to Criminal Justice, Judicial Process, and Research Methods. In addition, all faculty members contribute courses to our Intellectual Inquiry general education program.

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college of 2000 students affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, the College emphasizes strong teaching and close student-faculty interactions. The Public Affairs Department administers majors in Political Science, International Relations, and Criminal Justice. In addition to excellent teaching and collegiality, the Public Affairs Department supports and expects active professional participation and research.

Candidates should submit electronic applications including cover letter, vita, three letters of reference, examples of published research or work in progress, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on December 1 and will continue until the position is filled.