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How to Apply

To be considered, candidates must apply online at and then submit a cover letter and CV to Donald Shelton, Director, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies at  Evidence of prior teaching at the college level, i.e. student evaluations, may also be submitted.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters is accepting applications for an Intermittent Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice beginning in Fall 2017, to teach various basic upper level and graduate courses, such as Criminal Justice Theory, Intelligence and Homeland Security, Criminology, White Collar Crime, Cyber Crimes, etc.  The preferred candidate will have prior experience teaching classes online. 

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of three campuses of the University of Michigan.  UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuous education to residents of southeastern Michigan and attracts more than 9,000 students.  Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity.  UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor.  The campus is strategically located in the Greater Detroit metropolitan region.


The Lecturer will be expected to teach courses during the fall semester beginning with the fall 2017 term.  Specific activities include course preparation, content delivery, grading, and holding office hours.

Required Qualifications*

A Ph.D and /or JD degree is required.  Prior online teaching experience at the college level is highly desired.        

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.