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 in late July of 2023, 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 Criminal Justice program is housed in the Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice Department and offers  Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences degrees in Criminal Justice, as well as a minor in Criminal Justice. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 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 recruitment and 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).  
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the field of policing or a directly related field is required.  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 for 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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