Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Employer
UNC Pembroke
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for one tenure track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice position for Fall 2021.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach introductory level, intermediate, and advanced courses in sociology, criminology, and criminal justice. Graduate course teaching assignments may be required. This position requires teaching and advising assignments both online and face to face.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is one of the seventeen member institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The university is rapidly growing in size and offers numerous opportunities for creative teaching, including on-line courses, as well advancement of scholarship.

For more detailed information about the university, its faculty and programs, view our web site at http://www.uncp.edu.

Teach face to face and online introductory level, intermediate, and advanced courses in sociology, criminology, and criminal justice. Opportunities may be available to teach graduate courses in sociology and criminal justice. This position may require teaching and advising assignments at off-campus satellite programs.

Serve as faculty adviser to students. Perform administrative tasks as directed by the department chair.

Engage is scholarship including, but not limited to professional publications, conference presentations, and grant acquisition.

Engage with the campus community by participation if department and university-wide committees. Engage is community activities relevant to the local community and the region.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in sociology supplemented by 18 graduate credit hours in criminology or criminal justice, or a Ph.D. in criminology or criminal justice, supplemented by 18 graduate credit hours of sociology. A juris doctorate and/or a doctorate in education will not be considered. All awarded degrees must be from regionally accredited colleges or universities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Application shall be made only online at http://www.uncp.edu/hr/. Provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and 3 references. Do not send reference letters or official transcripts until requested to do so.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.