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Instructor of Criminal Justice

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

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Job Summary

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in Criminal Justice. The selected candidate will be required to teach a four/four course load of undergraduate courses and/or an equivalent combination of undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Criminal Justice. Other duties include teaching online classes, university services including students advising, research, and scholarly activities.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Computer proficiency including all Microsoft office components and various statistical packages. Familiarity with Banner, Canvas, and online teaching.

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. At least five years teaching experience at College level.

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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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