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Assistant Professor

Apply now Job no: 501014
Department: Justice & Community Studies - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Job Summary:

Assistant Professor (tenure track) to teach undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice, advise students, provide service to the institution, the community and/or the profession and maintain an active research agenda. The appointment will begin August, 2023.

Founded in 1809, Miami University is the 10th oldest public university in the United States. A comprehensive liberal arts university, Miami offers 120 undergraduate and 60 graduate degrees, and is consistently ranked highly for its commitment to undergraduate teaching by U.S. News and World Report. The successful candidate will join the Department of Justice and Community Studies (JCS), which is located at the Miami’s regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown. JCS currently serves over 200 majors with six full-time and several part-time faculty. JCS is committed to its campus’ community and service mission, to the teacher-scholar model, and to academic freedom and the truth-seeking mission of the University. Typical class size is 20 – 30 students. Miami offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes, among other things, medical and dental insurance, a tuition waiver for dependents and a retirement plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in criminal justice or closely related discipline or a J.D. and master’s degree in closely related discipline by August, 2023.

Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with prior teaching experience in the classroom and online; research and/or teaching specialization in corrections and/or law and courts.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, service and/or research. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Daniel Hall, Search Committee Chair, at

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Benefit Eligible:


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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