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Adjunct Instructors in Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Human Services

Job Description

The College of Liberal Arts at Mount St. Mary’s University invites outstanding teachers to apply for positions as part-time, adjunct faculty in sociology, criminal justice and human services starting in August 2019. The successful candidate should possess a master’s degree or appropriate doctorate in the relevant discipline and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and to a liberal arts education. Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding. Adjunct instructors are needed for the following courses:


This course examines the development of the internet, how it has been used for licit and illicit purposes and by whom, and how government, corporate and military organizations manage online security.

Cyber Forensics

With nearly everyone and everything now hooked up to the internet, a new wave of illegitimate behavior has changed the investigative playing field and necessitates highly-skilled individuals to retrieve lost data and also to find data that has been intentionally misplaced or misused. This course provides individuals with the skills for the investigation of these types of computer-related crimes. Students will learn how to retrieve lost data and protect digital evidence from alterations, damage or corruption. Digital evidence has been utilized in cases ranging from illegal downloading of music and movies and in the investigation of homicides.

Who we Are

Located on 1,400 acres, near the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas, the Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized Catholic university enrolling 1,650 undergraduate students and has a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio. We support an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Mount St. Mary’s University, the second oldest Catholic university in America, seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and two letters of recommendation.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter, vita and (if available) student teaching evaluations directly to or mail to the following address:

Jack Trammell, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Human Services
Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Applicant review will begin in May 2019, and the positions will remain open until filled.

Mount St. Mary's University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts university with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary’s graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others. The university has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. EOE.

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