Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education at Lasell College seeks an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice for a Fall 2018 appointment. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and other credentials.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate introductory and advanced courses in Criminal Justice. In addition, the candidate will be expected to also be able to teach in our online graduate M.S. in Criminal Justice program. An ability and interest in utilizing an active, project-focused approach to teaching is critical. Our growing undergraduate and graduate programs are looking to enhance and diversify offerings. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both within and beyond the school to shape the ongoing development of undergraduate and graduate programs in response to new potential markets. We are specifically looking for faculty who appreciate the value diverse students bring to a campus community and are eager to help foster an inclusive campus environment. Faculty members who represent the increasing diversity of our student body are encouraged to apply.

Faculty in all disciplines at Lasell may have the opportunity to teach in our Honors Program as well as the Core Curriculum, which could include teaching First Year Seminar, a Knowledge Perspective course in one of four areas, a sophomore multidisciplinary course, or a section of the junior Ethics Experience. See Interest in intergenerational issues is also welcome, as this is a focus throughout the College. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm in teaching and student advocacy; commitment to productivity and professional development; and active participation in school and college service that includes but is not limited to faculty standing committee work and academic advising.

Qualifications: Requirements include a doctorate in Criminal Justice or closely related discipline, although an ABD will also be considered. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred. Candidates with experience in federal law enforcement agencies are strongly encouraged to apply.

Lasell College offers a competitive salary and benefits package for eligible employees. This includes but is not limited to outstanding time off benefits, health, dental and vision insurance, a 403B with a matching contribution after one year of service, tuition benefits and more. 

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a philosophy of teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and the information of three (3) references using the forms below.

Review of candidates' submitted materials begin immediately; applications are accepted until the position is filled.


Lasell College is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.