Assistant/Associate Professor Criminal Justice


Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Humanities and Sciences seeks qualified faculty for  its Criminal Justice Program beginning Fall 2021, with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians  and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed  discernment in a global society. 

The Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice Department offers three undergraduate degree  programs that include bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice, as well as Sociology and Social Work. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles)  and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities,  and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum  development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college,  university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice. The teaching load is typically 12 hours per semester. 


Doctorate in Criminal Justice with a focus on policing is required. ABD will be considered (tenure-track  status requires terminal degree in hand). Five years of experience in the field of policing or a directly  related field. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment,  and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian.  

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including  medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees  and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit more details and to apply. Please submit a cover letter,  CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your  letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own  Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until  position is filled.

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