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Instructor of Criminal Justice

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 7, 2022

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Instructor of Criminal Justice

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
commensurate with experience

Employment Status
Full Time

School of Arts & Sciences

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.

Licensing and Certifications


EEO / ADA Statement

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds
Not Required

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  7. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
  8. Additional References (5)
  9. A Diversity Statement
Optional Documents


 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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