Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Non-Tenure Track
St. Edward's University

Austin, Texas

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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Non-Tenure Track
St. Edward's University

Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track

Criminal Justice

St. Edward's University, a nationally ranked, independent Catholic university and Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, beginning August 2023. St. Edward's is characterized by its commitment to the Holy Cross educational mission to educate the hearts and minds of a diverse student body that is deeply committed to social justice.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, work with and advise students, and be active community members in service to their departments, schools, and the University. Teaching will include lower and upper-level undergraduate courses including introductory courses, criminal law, and criminology among others. The successful candidate will contribute to the promotion and growth of the criminal justice major. Applicants must show evidence of excellence in teaching, strong communication and interpersonal skills, dedication to professional development, and a commitment to student growth as defined by the university mission.

St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented racial, ethnic, sexual, and gender minority groups. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to supporting a diverse student body.

For consideration, a candidate must have:

  • MA with at least 10 years of industry experience or terminal degree (e.g., PhD or JD). ABD candidates will be considered but must complete degree requirements by the appointment date (August 2023).
  • A strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching is required. Demonstrated ability to teach courses across the Criminal Justice curriculum.
  • Experience in criminal justice practice and/or law.
  • A strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching and collaborative work with students.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
  • Teach lower and upper-level undergraduate courses such as introductory courses, criminal law, criminology, etc.
  • Provide academic advising and mentoring for undergraduate students.
  • Be an active community member in service to their department, school, and University
  • Contribute to the promotion and growth of the criminal justice major through excellence in teaching, commitment to student growth as defined by the University Mission, and scholarly activity at a level appropriate for undergraduate institutions
  • Other duties as assigned

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package! An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;

Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available), Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave, Retirement Plan, Tuition Benefits, Paid Holidays, and Services & Discounts


Applicants should apply online at Application packages should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and sample syllabus/i. In addition, all applications must include a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement that details the candidate's (1) knowledge, (2) track record, and (3) plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a professional at St. Edward's University (2-page maximum). Your DEI statement should be included as a separate document and should not contain your name or any other personally identifiable information.

The position will remain open until filled, although review of applications will begin on February 13, 2023.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic, liberal arts institution of 2,900 undergraduate and 700 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st-century world. SEU is a diverse community that appreciates faculty and students from all backgrounds. Consistent with its Holy Cross heritage, the university maintains a strong commitment to diversity and global initiatives. More information about St. Edward's University may be found at

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion St. Edwards University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community. For more information on our commitment to diversity, please visit our website


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. We require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency for employment, and we are not offering visa sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J2020336

Available: August 2023

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