Instructor (Non-Tenure Track) Department of Criminal Justice & Sociology College of Health and Human Services
The successful candidate will have primary responsibilities teaching in the undergraduate criminal justice program. The candidate will teach the equivalent of a 15 hour course load per semester with two of those courses each semester (Intro to Criminal Justice, Intro to Law Enforcement, Intro to Criminal Courts, Intro to Corrections) taught in our regional campus program (Sikeston, Malden, Kennett) through Interactive Television (ITV). Other duties include participating in committee work, public service, and professional organizations. The candidate will also work with the regional campus directors and the department chair on an orientation and/or advising program for our regional campus students as part of his/her service requirements. Although the position does not hold any research and scholarship expectations, the department has an active, collaborative environment where the candidate has the opportunity to engage in research.
Master’s degree (successful completion by August 2017) in criminal justice or related field (degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
Experience teaching criminal justice classes (2+ years of experience in a criminal justice agency a plus)
Willingness to teach courses through distance learning (experience in teaching courses through distance learning a plus)
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrates commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrates commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission),
Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats; and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2017 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 27, 2017.
Letter of interest addressing position qualifications and how you learned of this position
Current curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts required for employment)
Names and contact information for three professional references
The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Southeast is dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working within a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and members of other underrepresented groups.
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city in the heart of Southeast Missouri, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the Univ...ersity supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.