University of North Carolina Wilmington — Lecturer, Criminology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology is seeking to hire an outstanding faculty member for a nine-month lecturer position in criminology starting August 2022. This is a non-tenure track position that carries a teaching load of four courses per term. Further, the successful candidate will provide community engagement and professional service. The position also includes the opportunity for additional summer school teaching. The selected candidate should have the potential for innovation and leadership in both teaching and service. We are seeking to hire a criminologist who complements our existing strengths, specifically our department’s commitment to public and applied criminology, civic engagement and social justice.

The Department of Sociology and Criminology is committed to increasing knowledge of human societies from a broad diversity of perspectives and experiences, and believe that our students, our faculty, and our curricula are essential elements in that vision. We are seeking a colleague who shares that commitment and is interested in being an integral part of the department.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in criminology or criminal justice, or a PhD in criminology or criminal justice.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • Experience teaching introduction to criminal justice, criminology, juvenile delinquency, and corrections
  • Teaching experience in the area of crimes against animals
  • Capstone teaching experience
  • Face-to-face and online teaching experience.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on 04/25/2022, the posting close date. To apply, please complete the online application process available at and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Teaching Evaluation

References will be requested during the screening process.
Job Close Date: 04/25/2022