University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

Position Description

Trevecca is seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty member in Criminal Justice Studies to begin in January 2020. Faculty in the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences are committed to rigorous academics, high-quality undergraduate research, and holistic education in a distinctly Christian environment. Job responsibilities include teaching a broad range of courses in criminal justice studies, student advising, and serving on university committees. The position includes the opportunity to shape the curriculum for the traditional undergraduate program and for an online degree-completion program.


The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellence, passion for mentoring undergraduate students, broad knowledge of criminal justice principles, experience in the criminal justice field, and a strong commitment to the mission of the university. Experience or interest in developing a vision for the traditional program, as well as creating an online degree-completion program in criminal justice for non-traditional students, is ideal. A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field is preferred, but experienced candidates holding a JD or master’s degree in those fields will be considered.

Interested candidates who are in agreement with the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of faith, and three letters of recommendation. To expedite a review, scanned copies of unofficial transcripts may also be included. Application materials should be sent to:

Amanda Grieme Bradley, PhD
Chair, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 248-1574

This position is open until filled.

About Trevecca Nazarene University

A Christian University in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, Trevecca is a private evangelical university whose mission is to provide education for leadership and service for its approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Trevecca seeks to hire dynamic Christians who are professionally qualified and are committed to the educational mission of the university and its lifestyle expectations.