Lecturer of Criminal Justice

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

This is a one year only position for Fall 2021- Spring 2022. Teach introductory level, intermediate, and advanced courses in criminal justice and criminology. This position may require teaching and advising assignments at off-campus satellite programs. Serve as faculty adviser to students. Perform departmental administrative tasks as directed by the department chair.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  A Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in criminology or criminal justice, or a PhD in criminology or criminal justice. ABD’s in criminology or criminal justice will be considered. All earned degrees must be from regionally a credited colleges or universities. A minimum of three years of full-time, in-class (i.e., face to face) teaching experience at a regionally accredited college and/or university are required for this position. Online teaching experience is also desired.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Applicants who are not able to teach on the university’s main campus will not be considered. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will be required to advise students and perform additional departmental duties as directed by the department chair.

Each applicant must submit: 1) a letter of interest, 2) updated Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Transcripts and letters of reference needed only upon request.

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.