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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Albany State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Us

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.


Our West Campus is located at 2400 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31707. Our East Campus is located at 504 College Drive, Albany, GA 31705. The Human Resources office for both campuses is located on the West Campus in Building K, Suite 111.

Job Summary

The Department of Criminal Justice at Albany State University is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. The ideal candidate for this position will share our department's goals of educating students to excel educationally, and promote justice in our society. The candidate will teach courses in criminal justice both lower and upper level classes.


The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses and the potential to teach graduate courses. The successful candidate will also participate in all departmental duties including, but not limited to: advising and mentoring our students, recruiting, program assessment, committee assignments, professional development, maintaining an active research agenda, and other duties as assigned.
  • Teaching workload of 15 semester hours and the preparation of classroom instruction
  • Provide students assistance including advising
  • Participate in any duties performed in the department including assessment, curriculum review and development
  • Attend university functions, including commencement, convocation, and faculty committee, and departmental meeting
  • Candidate must engage in continuing scholarship and professional development, including professional publications, conference presentations and grant writing. Candidate must also contribute to professional organizations and the professional growth of the university
  • Candidate must demonstrate teaching experience commensurate to the level of appointment
  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate with different age groups along with students of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. In addition, communication should be central to teaching strategies, advisement and academic preparation.
Required Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology or closely related field. Special attention will be given to candidates with strong expertise in research and scholarly publications.

A doctorate degree and a Juris Doctorate (JD) will be a plus. Only JD will not suffice.

Doctorate degree candidates (ABD) will be considered.

A minimum of two years of teaching experience or work- related experience in Law Enforcement or other related areas in Criminal Justice.

Candidates must have a commitment to community service, research and quality teaching.

Computer competence required

Preferred Qualifications

Strong knowledge and experience in online teaching preferred

Ability to teach Research Methods

Proposed Salary

Salary Range $45,000 to $55,000

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Office of Human Recourses at (229) 500-2026, or by email at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251.2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources at (229) 500-2026. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at 229-500-3442.

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