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2023-2024 Justice Studies Adjunct

Winston-Salem State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 15, 2023

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title

Adjunct Faculty



Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA)


EPA Position Type




Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

The Department of History, Politics, and Social Justice of Winston-Salem State University is seeking to hire an adjunct faculty that will teach Justices Administration and Theories of Justice during the academic year 2023-2024. These are vital courses in the justice studies cognate.

The department seeks exceptional candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate research, interdisciplinary teaching, research collaboration, engagement with the broader public, and service to the community.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

These courses support the political science vital degree program. “The University will cultivate a stimulating intellectual community that fosters and supports scholarship, including sponsored research and creative work.” The adjunct faculty will work with other faculty to facilitate the positive educational experience of students. Adjunct Faculty are encouraged to pursue new and creative teaching methods.

Position Information

Working Position Title

2023-2024 Justice Studies Adjunct

Building and Room No.

Coltrane Hall 108

Appointment Type

Time limited

If Time Limited.


Appointment Length.

4-6 months, as needed by the department

Position Number


Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies


Minimum Experience/Education

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Justice Studies, Criminal Justice/Criminology, or a related field by the time of appointment. They must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to a liberal arts education in a diverse educational environment. Master’s Degree or higher in Justice Studies or a related field from an accredited institution, and have at least 18 graduate hours in Justice Studies by the time of appointment.

Normal Work Schedule

Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Department Required Skills
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Justice Studies with at least 18 graduate hours of coursework, from an accredited institution.
  • Candidate should possess one year or more of successful teaching experience.
  • Ph.D. or have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Justice Studies, History, or a related field by the time of appointment.
  • Special consideration will be given to those with experience teaching and/or publishing in two or more of the following fields: theories of justice and race; crime and public policy; African-American History; crime and the city.
  • Experience teaching Criminal & Constitutional Law courses.
  • Ph.D. in History with a specialization in Law
  • Ability to teach in a Historically Black Institution, sensitivity to the issues of social justice confronting minority groups in the United States and around the world; an experienced, self-disciplined, compassionate professional who can act as a role model for our students by inspiring them to excel as they confront social justice issues.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
  • Ph.D. in Justice Studies and Geography and/or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to a liberal arts education in a diverse educational community.
  • Prior teaching experience in a diverse university environment.
Required License or Certification

Valid US Driver's License


Commercial Driver's License Required


Physical Required


List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

The Adjunct Faculty will be responsible for teaching the Justice Studies course in the 2023-2024 academic year, courses may change based on the term.

Percentage Of Time


Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only


Position Type


Time Limited Position


Appointment Length

Up to one academic year.


Commensurate with education and experience

Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.
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Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. References List
  5. Unofficial Transcript

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