Associate/Advanced Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Texas A&M International University

United States

February 1, 2022


Job Title

Associate/Advanced Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice


Texas A&M International University


Dept, Social Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Laredo, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Department of Social Sciences at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) seeks an Associate/Advanced Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (tenure-track, 9-month position) to begin Fall 2022. Duties include teaching of undergraduate and online graduate courses as well as doctoral courses. Duties also include serving on departmental, University, and professional committees. Reduced teaching loads are provided and will depend on rank (i.e., Associate Professor vs. Advanced Assistant Professor). Generally, faculty teach 2-3 classes per semester.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or related fields. While all specializations (for example, but not limited to, policing, courts/legal, corrections, research methods/statistics, and administration) will be considered, candidates with expertise in gangs, homeland security, trafficking, and immigration and crime are encouraged to apply.

We desire candidates who: demonstrate strong research skills, have a strong record of or potential for sustained publication in peer-reviewed journals (commensurate with experience), have the potential for or prior experience with seeking and/or securing external grant funding, work with diverse student populations, and have the ability to teach in areas that complement or strengthen our undergraduate and online graduate programs.

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit www. We offer a reduced teaching load for faculty. Additional pay is available for summer teaching. TAMIU offers competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid parental leave. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered by the university.

The completed employment application must include a letter of interest that addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications must be submitted online at https: // Review of applications will begin February 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, contact Search Committee Chair: Dr. Brittany Hood at or 956-326-2687).

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  • Letter of Interest addressing qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A list of at least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial Transcripts
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