Instructor, Criminology

Posted: 12/15/2022

Instructor, Criminology       

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences seeks applicants for a one-year term Instructor of Criminology position, starting in August 2023. Our program focuses on preparing students for work in the criminal justice system and related organizations. The teaching load is four courses per semester and will include teaching in both face-to-face and online formats.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a more diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become a more equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build a more inclusive teaching and learning environment.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University's attractive size, approximately 9,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been consistently recognized as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must hold a M.A. or M.S. degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or related field or a Juris Doctorate. Required qualifications include a willingness to teach both face-to-face and online courses; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and ability to teach CRIM 2022 Criminal Justice System and CRIM 2025 Criminology courses as well as courses in their area of specialization. Preference will be given to candidates who have previously taught courses at the undergraduate level and exhibit a strong commitment to active learning, student engagement, and critical thinking.
Applications received by January 27, 2023 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Matthew Makarios at 319-273-2473 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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