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Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi
Commensurate with experience.
Date posted
Nov 30, 2023

Job Details

Job Summary

The successful candidate will teach 12 hour course load per semester related to Criminal Justice per semester, or an equivalent combination of graduate and undergraduate courses advise students, and evaluate student progress towards completion of degree in the department of Social Sciences. Other duties include teaching online courses, students’ advising, university services, and conducting research.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Computer skills proficiency is required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Canvas, BANNER, and at least one of the various statistical packages is a plus.

Essential Job Functions

• Ability to teach varied courses in Criminal Justice
• Demonstrate knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching, managing, and evaluating students
• Advise Criminal Justice Students about academic requirements and registration for classes
• Contribute to continual program improvement through annual evaluation of program outcomes and objectives
• Assist in ongoing program curriculum development and participate in service to the program, department, and school.
• Actively engage in professional activities related to Criminal Justice and the Department of Social Sciences.
• Actively engage in research .
• Comply with the departmental curriculum, grading standards, student performance data, attendance policy, textbooks choices, and assessment
• Comply with all scheduled due dates regarding teaching, grading, and advising
• Serve in department, school, and university committees
• Comply with all federal, state, and university laws and policies


The candidate must have an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related field from an accredited institution.
Applicants with 2 or more years experience of on-campus and online teaching experience in a range of Criminal Justice courses are preferred.

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Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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