Categories: Instructional, Adjunct Criminal Justice

Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts community that welcomes diverse spiritual traditions.  Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person.  We embrace justice compassion and transform lives for professional service and leadership.

Marian University invites applicants for the position of Adjunct Instructor starting fall 2022. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and student engagement, as well as service to the college and community. Marian University is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising and mentoring. All faculty participate in mentoring, with other related duties as assigned.

Teaching responsibilities may include teaching traditional “in person” classes or contributing to our graduate, adult accelerated and online programs, as demand requires.

Work type: Part-time

Department Opening: Social and Behavioral Sciences


  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate criminal justice courses in online, hybrid and on-campus modes. Examples include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Corrections, Constitutional Law, Principles of Judicial Practice, Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Crimes against Children, Introduction to Homeland Security, Combating Terrorism, and Disaster Management. 
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:  Masters or Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related field with a minimum of 18 credits in biology and two (2) years of experience teaching at either the secondary or post-secondary level. 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Terminal degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice or a related field. Juris Doctor is acceptable.
  • Professional work experience in the field is a plus
  • Experience in forensic science, crime scene investigation, psychology, social work, sociology and/or homeland security is a plus, but not required.  
  • Experience in online learning / teaching

Application Requirements:  Please submit a letter of interest, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and name, address and telephone number of three references to .  Please enter in the subject line “Adjunct Criminal Justice.”

Terms of Appointment: Fixed-term terminal with a one-semester appointment.

Salary: Competitive

Application Deadline: Review of files will begin immediately and continue until available positions are filled.

More information about Marian University can be found by clicking HERE.

Marian University is committed to building a culturally diverse employee workforce and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.