Adjunct faculty in Sociology & Criminal Justice

The sociology & criminal justice department seeks part-time faculty partners with expertise in criminal justice to teach one or more of the following courses: CRJ 307: Corrections, CRJ 410: Restorative Justice, or CRJ 305: Policing and Law Enforcement. These courses will be offered in fall semesters starting in 2022. Individuals whose initial application materials indicate a fit with the department’s needs will be invited for an interview with the department and, in some cases, a classroom teaching demonstration. Upon completion of this process, successful candidates will be informed of existing teaching needs and timetables by the department chair.


  • Master’s degree in sociology, criminal justice or closely related field required. Experience in the field of criminal justice is desirable.
  • These skills/abilities are typically demonstrated by a relevant graduate degree or significant workplace experience.
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning in the classroom is required. 

The successful candidate  will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity.

Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae and Northwestern College application form.

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