Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Notice date: Open until filled

Position title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Position description: Saint Martin’s University, an independent, coeducational university located in western Washington, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning August 2013. Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications; it comes with a standard benefits package.

The area of specialization is open; however, applicants must be able and willing to teach survey sections in core courses including introduction to criminal justice, police and society, and corrections at the main campus and nearby extended learning division campuses. Experience and/or ability to teach course in criminal justice research is a plus. The successful candidate will be both an active scholar and an excellent classroom instructor able to teach a broad range of courses on a 4/4 schedule. A Ph.D. is required as is a willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin’s University.

To better understand the "Catholic, Benedictine values in an educational environment" we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html


Application process and deadline: Please send a letter of interest responding directly to the position description above, current c.v., graduate transcript(s) and complete contact information for 3 to 5 professional references to Laura Hoff, Executive Assistant to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint Martin’s University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503. Electronic submissions in .pdf format to CAS@stmartin.edu are preferred. Ms. Hoff may be reached by telephone at (360) 438-4564. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012. The position will remain open until filled. Questions and inquiries may be directed to Dr. Robert C. Hauhart, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Society and Social Justice, by email (rhauhart@stmartin.edu) or telephone at (360) 438-4525.


The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.