Skip to Main Content

Human Resources|Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities


Department: Criminal Justice

College of Arts and Sciences

We invite applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position starting Fall Semester, 2015. The University of Wyoming, the only four-year and graduate institution in the state, is a research-oriented, land-grant university with an enrollment of about 14,000 students on the Laramie campus. With a population of 30,000 residents, Laramie is situated in the Eastern Rockies and is 45 minutes from the state capital of Cheyenne and approximately two and a half hours north of Denver, Colorado. The area provides numerous cultural and recreational opportunities associated with a college town environment. In addition there are abundant outdoor recreational opportunities in close proximity, including hiking, skiing, and fishing.

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field. A.B.D. candidates within 1 year of completion may be considered for hire at the instructor level. (A Juris Doctorate degree alone does not fulfill the employment requirements).
  • Criminal justice teaching experience at the college and/or university level (experience as a teaching assistant at the college or university level meets this qualification).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college and/or university level
  • The capacity to develop and maintain an active research agenda leading to publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Specialization in the areas of policing and/or criminal justice management
  • Experience with online teaching and other distance education formats


Application Materials Required:

Application Process: To apply, please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research agenda; statement of teaching philosophy and evaluations (if available); and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Criminal Justice Search Committee, 1000 E. University Avenue, Department 3197, Laramie, WY 82071. Application materials may also be submitted electronically to Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Eric Wodahl at (307) 766-3803 or Review of completed applications will begin October 15, 2014.




Labor Certification Posting Notices

Share This Page:

Footer Navigation

University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 // UW Operators (307) 766-1121 // Contact Us