Criminal Justice

Job Details:
The Criminal Justice Department of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking to fill a 9 month, lecturer position, beginning August 21, 2013.

A Masters degree in criminal justice is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching, have classroom experience teaching criminal justice courses in higher education, have online experience teaching criminal justice courses in higher education, and present evidence of successful teaching experiences. Successful applicant will also demonstrate a willingness to collaborate with both students and faculty.

Preference will be given to those applicants who have a background in private security and public safety, and with significant experience developing and managing courses within an online environment.

The primary responsibility will be to coordinate and teach within the department┐s online undergraduate degree program. Additional responsibilities will include teaching on-campus criminal justice undergraduate courses in the area of private security, as well as serving as outreach coordinator for the department┐s outreach activities. Applicants will also be expected to provide academic advising to students, and are encouraged to participate in department, college, university and public service, and remain active within the criminal justice community.


Effective Date of Appointment:
August 21, 2013

To Apply:
Submit letter of application addressing all qualifications; curriculum vitae; a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/ or other issues of historic marginalization; and the contact information for three references. Applications must be submitted via our online application process.

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Questions may be addressed to:

Aric W. Dutelle, M.F.S., Chair, Search Committee
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Department of Criminal Justice
(608) 342-1596

To Ensure Consideration:
Review of applications will begin March 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Department Information
The Criminal Justice Department, in the College of Liberal Arts and Education, has 10 full-time tenure track positions, and regularly employs an additional 6 academic staff and 1 administrative assistant. The department offers on campus and online undergraduate and graduate degrees in Criminal Justice. The undergraduate program offers a BA or BS and the graduate program offers a MS in criminal justice. Criminal justice class sizes are approximately 30 students

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.