Assistant / Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/Criminology (FT162)
CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is becoming recognized as one of the leading institutions of higher education in the southeast. With rigorous student-focused academic programs and a faculty comprised of world-class scholars, these attributes have contributed to the U.S. News and World Report ranking Claflin ninth in its 2021 list of the nation’s top historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs). Claflin is the only HBCU in South Carolina in this “Top Ten” ranking. Claflin has earned a place among the Top 10 HBCUs in the publication’s prestigious ranking for 10 consecutive years. U.S. News and World Report also ranked Claflin University ninth overall among the schools in the Best Regional Colleges in the South rankings.
REPSONSIBILITIES: The Department of Social Sciences is accepting applications for an assistant or associate professor in Criminal Justice to fill a 9-month tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2021, in the Department’s bachelor’s and master’s program in Criminal Justice. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, undergraduate advising, and university service. Consistent with the University’s mission to further the undergraduate research experience, we are seeking enthusiastic candidates with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research mentorship.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice
or closely related discipline required. Area of specialization is
opened but the successful candidate should also be a generalist and
willing to teach courses in criminology, and criminal justice
systems. Research interest could be around Social Justice, Race and
Gender, Sexuality and Prison Reform.
SALARY: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website Please visit: (https://careers-claflin.icims.com/jobs) Official transcripts will be required upon appointment. Please send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least five references. Send all the above materials via email to
Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
400 Magnolia St.
Orangeburg, SC 29115
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