Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Closing date: Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014. The position will remain open until filled.

Position title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Position summary:

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 2014. 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 and nearby Extended Learning Division campuses. Experience and/or ability to teach course in criminal justice research is a plus. The successful applicant will also be expected to teach in the University’s General Education and First Year Seminar programs as directed. Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications; it comes with a standard benefits package.

Position is contingent on budgetary approval.

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. Ph.D. required, as is a willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin’s University.

Required Application Materials:

  • A letter expressing interest in being considered for the position and addressing the position requirements.
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • A list of three references who can speak to your qualifications, including full telephone and email contact information.
  • Saint Martin's University requires final candidates to review the university's mission statement and values. Finalists must write a brief statement which highlights how the candidate's work will contribute to the mission and values 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.
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate.
  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

Materials should be sent to Laura Hoff, Executive Assistant to the Dean of the 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.

Questions and inquiries may be directed to Dr. Robert C. Hauhart, Professor and Director, Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Programs, by email (preferred) (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
Associate Vice President 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.