Viterbo University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Criminal and Community Justice beginning August 2022. Seeking a teacher/scholar to offer a combination of courses in Criminal Justice and Sociology, which may include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Policing, Corrections, Crime and Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Research Methods, Statistics, Introduction to Sociology, or other areas of interest. Teaching is primarily face-to-face with occasional online or blended formats. In addition to teaching, full-time faculty advise students, demonstrate a commitment to scholarship, serve on department and university committees, and are involved in student recruitment and retention. This position involves growing the criminal and community justice major and minor. Candidates demonstrate a commitment to the Catholic Franciscan mission of Viterbo University, social justice, equity, and inclusion. Full time teaching load is 12 credits per semester.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, or closely related field preferred. Preference for candidates with prior teaching experience.
Rank and Salary: Appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor with a nine-month
academic year appointment beginning August of 2022. Salary is competitive with other private institutions of similar size, mission, and educational philosophy.
About Viterbo University: Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world-class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.
To Apply: please complete the online employment application and upload the following:
Evaluation of applications will begin April 5th, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
Viterbo University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Viterbo University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups.