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Cameron University

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Assistant Professor Criminal Justice


Lawton, OK
ID: F1285E

The Department of Social Sciences seeks a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice to begin teaching in January 2023. Responsibilities include teaching a wide array of Criminal Justice classes at all undergraduate levels based on faculty expertise/training and program needs. Faculty are expected to teach in multiple formats, including distance learning, online, and face to face, perform department and university service, support student scholarship, and conduct research in their field. Other responsibilities include student advisement, assisting with program and department assessment and development, and supporting student organizations and events. Other duties as required. Area of specialization is open.



Masters degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice, or a related field with broad expertise in law enforcement, criminology, and corrections.



PhD in Sociology, Criminal Justice, or a related field with broad expertise in law enforcement, criminology, and corrections, three years teaching experience in higher education, and familiarity with teaching research methods. Expertise in online teaching and Quality Matters would be a plus, as would experience as a practitioner in criminal justice or a related field.



Commensurate with education and work experience.



Cameron University offers a wide variety of comprehensive programs to benefit our employees. We are proud to offer such benefits as paid medical coverage for our employees, ample time off opportunities and employee tuition waiver programs. To view all benefits available to employees, visit:



Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at



Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), writing samples of up to seven pages, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.


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This position is located at 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.