Assistant Professor - Criminal Justice - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under direction of the Department Chair and the Dean of the College of Aviation and Public Service, teaches criminal justice courses and participates in a variety of learning environments and activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master’s Degree with five years of teaching Criminal Justice in higher education required.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD, JD (ABD accepted) in Criminal Justice and evidence of teaching Criminal Justice in higher education preferred.
Evidence of teaching excellence is required.


Knowledge of the various aspects of the criminal justice field, including both personal experience, education, and various principles and methodology of teaching techniques.

Knowledge of leadership, instruction strategies, and curriculum development for current on-campus and online courses.


Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques.


Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and instruction.

Ability to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate technology-based instruction for education contexts.

Pay Range

$60,000 to $66,000

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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