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Categories: Pacific Region 9


Criminal Justice


University of Nevada, Reno  

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Position Description
The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a continuing Lecturer position. The hiring date is July 1st, 2016.  The position is a non-tenure track, 12-month continuing Lecturer appointment combining teaching and academic advising. The position will be responsible for teaching lower division Criminal Justice courses with a 4-4 teaching load that will be reduced as appropriate for undergraduate academic advising. The position requires a strong commitment to the undergraduate education and academic advising of Criminal Justice students with a focus on retention and timely progress toward degree completion. The academic advisor serves as a resource for new, transfer, and continuing students to assure that they are making timely progress toward degree completion. This will include providing advisement on major and general academic requirements.

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Institution Information
To view the complete posting and to apply, please use the University of Nevada’s electronic application system, E-Search: will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until the position is filled.The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant University and major research institution in the state, has a student body of approximately 20,000. The university is an integral part of the Reno-Sparks metropolitan community which has a population of over 400,000 and is situated in northwestern Nevada with easy access to the capital, Carson City, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe, as well as Sacramento and San Francisco. The area is known for its year-round cultural and outdoor activities.EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Qualifications 
Candidates must have a minimum of 1) a MS or MA in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field, or 2) a J.D. degree. The degree must be completed by July 1, 2016. Strong preference will be given to applicants with successful experience teaching in-person lower division Criminal Justice courses, academic advising experience, and knowledge of instructional and advising technology.

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