Criminal Justice — Belmont Abbey College

Dec 4, 2023Job Posting

Position Summary

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice to begin August 1, 2024.

Job Responsibilities

We are seeking a generalist with a PhD or JD and practitioner experience with the ability to teach both lower and upper-level courses throughout the Criminal Justice curriculum.

The standard undergraduate teaching load is 4/4.


Familiarity with distance learning and an ability to utilize technology applications and learning management systems, such as Canvas, in instruction is expected. Faculty teaching fully online courses must possess or be willing to obtain Quality Matters certification. Service to the department, College, and community; scholarly development; and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.

The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate (1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; (2) support to the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and (3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Julia Beeman,


Review of applications will begin November 1st and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to using the subject line “Criminal Justice Search.” Include letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.

(Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for the interview.)

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