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SENIOR LECTURER

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit applications online. A completed application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and contact information for two references. Those who are selected for interviews may also be asked to supply evidence of teaching effectiveness at the college-level. UPDATE: The initial review of applications will begin on April 21. Applications received after April 20, may not receive consideration.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title SENIOR LECTURER
Working Title: SENIOR LECTURER
Position Number 01038212
Division B86 Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
Department B8620 CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Position Type Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Teaching
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100%
Posting Type Academic Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s major urban university and it ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as an R-1 research institution. With nearly 27,000 students, UWM is home to more than 100 majors and sub-majors, 47 master’s programs, and 17 doctoral programs within 11 schools and colleges. The Department of Criminal Justice serves nearly 500 majors and pre-majors seeking the bachelor of science degrees and nearly 40 students seeking the master of science degree.

Job Summary

The person in this position:
A) Teaches four courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters of the academic year. The specific courses for each semester will be determined by the Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice.
B) Supports the general curriculum in criminal justice by teaching required courses and special topics courses.
C) Supports the Department of Criminal Justice curriculum by teaching a variety of topics relevant to criminal justice.

The person in this position performs independently under the general supervision of the Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice.

Major Responsibilities:
A) Teach four courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters of the academic year, performing all relevant tasks under the general supervision of the Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice.
B) Interact with students in the capacity of course instructor.
C) This position does not require additional responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

-Master of Science in criminal justice or related area from an accredited University.
-Prior experience teaching criminal justice courses, with evidence of college-level teaching effectiveness.
-Meets at least one of the following three criteria: 1) minimum of three years of experience teaching college-level courses; 2) minimum of three years of experience working in the criminal justice system or with criminal justice populations; or 3) holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field. ABDs will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

- Demonstrated experience, or evidence of ability to teach research methods and statistic courses.
- Demonstrated experience, or evidence of ability to teach online courses.

Application Instructions

Submit applications online. A completed application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and contact information for two references. Those who are selected for interviews may also be asked to supply evidence of teaching effectiveness at the college-level.
UPDATE: The initial review of applications will begin on April 21. Applications received after April 20, may not receive consideration.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 04/21/2017
Position Contact Name Tina Freiburger, Ph.D.
Contact Phone 414-229-6134
Contact Email freiburg@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement
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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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