Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice-Criminology

Position posted on: 07-02-2014

Position Summary:

Lycoming College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Criminal Justice-Criminology at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2015. Successful candidates must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a dedication to the value of a liberal arts education. The primary responsibilities of the position includes a teaching load of 3/3, student advising, and service to the department and college. Candidates should have a primary specialization in policing and must be willing to teach courses core to the established curriculum as part of their rotation. PhD in criminal justice or criminology is preferred; however, ABDs who are nearing completion will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Lycoming College is a National Liberal Arts College of about 1,400 students located in Williamsport, PA, a small city of 30,000 serving as both a county and federal seat. Nestled in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, Williamsport is centrally located about three hours from New York City, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. Lycoming College offers an atmosphere of excellent town-gown relationships for research and service-learning connections. The area offers ample opportunities for cultural entertainment and outdoor recreation.

To Apply:

Applicants should send a letter describing teaching and research interests within a liberal arts institution; a curriculum vitae; copies of transcripts of graduate work completed; sample syllabi; and three letters of reference, at least one of which is able to speak to the candidate's teaching abilities. Electronic submission of application materials is preferred. Please reference “Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice-Criminology” in the subject line of the email.


Postal Address:

Attn: Human Resources/Kerry M. Richmond, Department of Criminal Justice-Criminology
Campus Box 861
700 College Place
Lycoming College
Williamsport, PA 17701-5192

Consideration of applications begins on October 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

LYCOMING COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: As a matter of policy and/or applicable laws, Lycoming College does not discriminate in admission, employment or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of religion, ancestry, political belief, veteran status or sexual orientation.