The University of Tennessee at Martin — Visiting Assistant Professor / Instructor of Criminal Justice

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Criminal Justice
The University of Tennessee at Martin

The University of Tennessee at Martin invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Criminal Justice. We seek motivated candidates who will be integrally involved in program expansion and development at the undergraduate and master’s levels. Based upon enrollment growth, the potential exists for future conversion of the position to tenure track.

UT Martin is a primary campus in the state-wide University of Tennessee System, with a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 7,000 students. The campus is located in Northwest Tennessee approximately 125 miles north of Memphis and 150 miles west of Nashville.

Housed within the Department of Behavioral Sciences, the Criminal Justice Program has approximately 250 undergraduate majors and offers the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, with Law Enforcement, Corrections, Courts and Law, Generalist, and Forensics concentrations. A new master’s program is under development, and the Program is home to the Kappa Epsilon chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Forensic Academy Collegiate Program, and a robust internship program. We are a growing program and offer competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity for professional and scholarly growth.

A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field (with emphasis/specialization or a master’s degree in criminal justice) is required for Assistant Professor rank; exceptional ABD’s will be considered for Instructor appointments. The J.D. alone is not an appropriate qualification for this position. Area of specialization is open, and the selected candidate will be expected to teach both on-ground and online based upon program needs. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, recruitment, service, and scholarship.

UT Martin is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University seeks to diversify its work force. Therefore, all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply online at and click on Faculty Vacancies. Applicants must provide a Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, names and complete contact information for three (3) references, and unofficial transcripts; three (3) letters of reference also are preferred. Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Brian Donavant, Search Committee Chair via email to . The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.