Academic and Faculty

Criminal Justice Faculty

School of Arts & Sciences


The Criminal Justice Program at Missouri Southern State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2015. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience. Areas of specialization are open but the successful candidate will be expected to teach in the graduate criminal justice program.  Ability to teach criminology-related sociology classes is desirable.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in criminal justice, criminology or related area preferred, ABD will be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Must be eligible to work in the United States. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued). Please email documents to Please put “Criminal Justice - Faculty” in the subject line.

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Applicants for employment may visit to view the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy that details MSSU policies and statistics about campus crime. A paper copy of this information is available upon request to the University Police Department at 417.626.2222.