Job Details
Teaching Specialist in Criminal Justice, Non-tenure Track (NTTP) Starting January 2023
Galloway - Main Campus
Social & Behavioral Sciences (240010)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date.  Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

The Criminal Justice Program invites applicants with a background and working knowledge in criminal justice system for a non-tenured position beginning January 17, 2023.  Preference will be given to those with a forensic investigation background.  Applicants should demonstrate experience in and ability to teach some of the core criminal justice courses (Introduction to CJ, Theories, Policing, Courts, Corrections, Research Methods, and/or Statistics) and/or forensic investigation which includes crime scene investigation, rules of evidence, blood spatter examination, crime scene photography, fingerprint examination, ballistics, and criminal behavior, using a critical examination of the literature.

Under the direction of the Dean, the Teaching Specialist will fulfill all of the responsibilities and expectations of Stockton faculty as outlined in the University policies and procedures on faculty evaluation. Specifically, the Teaching Specialist will serve in the following ways at Stockton:

  1. Offer courses in program and the General Studies curriculum – 32TCH per Academic Year
  2. Serve as preceptor to students, as necessary
  3. Provide service to the University, community and/or profession
  4. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Dean and/or the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  5. Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Candidates will be expected to teach in the B.A. and M.A. programs and must be able to teach core classes.  Teaching load is four courses (16 credit hours) per semester.  The position is renewable annually.  Multi-year contracts are a possibility.  All candidates are encouraged to teach a general studies course every semester based on program need.  Additional duties, including student advisement, are required as negotiated under the collective bargaining agreement.  Excellent teaching and service are expected.

The program and school are committed to enhancing the diversity of the university community and curriculum.  All Stockton faculty are expected to demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.A./M.S. in Criminal Justice or related field
  • Teaching or field experience in the content areas listed in the job overview

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 or more years of work experiencing working in a criminal justice agency, preference given for forensic science experience
  • M.A./M.S. in Forensic Science, Criminal Justice or a forensic related field
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments as well as which core courses the applicant has experience teaching and/or is willing to teach
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Unofficial transcripts
  4. A list of three recent professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  5. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement


Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.