Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

University of South Carolina Upstate
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 06, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
University of South Carolina Upstate


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

USCUpstate is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice to begin on August 16, 2021. The duties include: teaching four courses per semester, maintaining an active research agenda, and engaging in departmental and campus-wide service-related activities, including advising Criminal Justice majors. A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, along with scholarly activity and service, is expected.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice or a closely-related field.ABDcandidates with planned completion dates before 8/15/2021 may also be considered. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach a wide range of Criminal Justice courses. Substantive areas are open, with preference for crime analysis, courts, policing, and/or ethics. Experience developing and teaching online courses is also preferred.

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Contact information:
Dr. Michele W. Covington
Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Women's Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5719

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