Assistant/Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 06, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title: Criminal Justice Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Department: Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigation

Faculty: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Great health and retirement benefits package.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

University

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, AL., whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, almost midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,000 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths.

JSU, which has been referred to as “the friendliest campus in the South” and offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, among undergraduate, graduate and certificate offerings, including more than 40 online programs

Department

The Department of Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigation, housed in the School of Human Services and Social Sciences, is one of the largest on campus with +/- 600 students. We currently offer a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigation, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, and a criminal justice concentration in the Master of Public Administration degree program. It We also incorporate two cutting edge research, practice, and training centers: 1. The Center for Applied Forensics (CFAF) and 2. the Center for Best Practices in Law Enforcement (CBPLE).

Job Summary

The Department of Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigation invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. This tenure-track position entails a 12 hour per semester teaching load and approximately 9 months of full-time service beginning August 2021. Further, the position is for teaching undergraduate and graduate Criminal Justice courses and requires teaching competencies in the various fields of criminal justice with emphasis on policing, and police-community relations. Courses are offered through various delivery formats including face-to-face, hybrid/blended, and 100% on-line. While teaching will be the successful candidate’s primary responsibility, advising, service to the institution and community, and scholarship within the discipline are also required.  

Qualifications

Required

  • All applicants must have a PhD. in Criminal Justice or a closely aligned field with a minimum of 18 hours of criminal justice graduate course work completed. A J.D. alone does not qualify for this position.

Preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in law enforcement at the local, state, or federal level.
  • Prior teaching at the undergraduate level.
  • Prior teaching at the graduate level.
  • Prior teaching 100% on-line at either the undergraduate or graduate level using the Canvas platform.

Clery Notice: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, https://clerycenter.org/policy-resources/the-clery-act/ the Jacksonville State University Police provide information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three calendar years. The JSU Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available online at:  http://jsu.edu/police/docs/CleryAnnualReport.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status,