Police/Criminal Investigation Lecturer in Criminal Justice
Northern Kentucky University
Location: Highland Heights, Kentucky
Internal Number: 10961
Purpose of Position:
The Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Organizational Leadership invites applications for a non-tenure track renewable Lecturer position in Criminal Justice at its campus in Highland Heights, KY. The start date is August 1, 2022. The position requires an expertise in crime scene investigations and an academic background in criminal justice. We seek someone who has experience in academe and as a practitioner.
The Criminal Justice program offers traditional on-campus classes (16 week) and fully online classes (7 week). The successful candidate will teach a full course load (4/4), attend student recruiting and orientation events, and perform criminal investigation demonstrations. The course load will include online and face-to-face sections.
This is a 10 month position that requires presence on campus. This is not a remote position.
Primary Responsibilities :
The candidate who fills this position will perform the following duties:
· Teach undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice both face to face and online.
· Provide crime scene and investigation demonstrations to various audiences.
· Attend recruitment and new student orientation events.
· Other duties as assigned
The candidate must meet the following qualifications:
· Masters in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related field and/or JD
· A commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preference will be given to candidates with:
· Law Enforcement/Criminal Investigation experience
· College level teaching experience
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of interest that includes the candidate's personal philosophies on the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education and advising, evidence of effective teaching, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references.
Review will begin December 1st, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Direct questions regarding this position and search to Dr. Alexis Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org). Direct questions regarding the application process to NKU Human resources at email@example.com or call (859) 572-5200.
The department is the largest within the College of Arts & Sciences, with 32 full-time faculty and staff. It offers bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice, International Studies, Political Science, and Organizational Leadership; a BA in Law, and an accredited master's degree in Public Administration. Faculty actively engage with students through undergraduate research programs; local, regional, national, and international internship placements; study abroad; and student honor societies. The department values multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across all department and university academic programs.
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.