Temporary Lecturer in Criminal Justice

Georgia College
Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Temporary Lecturer in Criminal Justice

About Us
Thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Department Information
The Department of Government and Sociology invites applications for a limited term lecturer position in criminal justice beginning in Spring Semester 2022 for one semester. Start date will be 1 January 2022.End date will be 12 May 2022.

Job Summary
The Department of Government and Sociology is committed to the mission of a public liberal arts university. Excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and university service are required.

The Department of Government and Sociology is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

The Department currently offers bachelors degrees in Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology, and masters degrees in Criminal Justice and Public Administration.

This position requires teaching core criminal justice courses at the undergraduate level. Successful candidates are expected to teach 15 credit hours per semester. Candidates should have the ability to offer courses in police systems and practices, methods, and statistical analysis courses.

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Applicants must have a master's degree in criminal justice or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship. Prior teaching experience at the University level is preferred. Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Required Documents to Attach
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
List of References and Contact Information
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Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
SKILLS*Teaches typical load of 15 semester-hours of undergraduate courses each semester in the area of Criminal Justice in face-to-face formats.*Develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement.*Collaborates and supports colleagues regarding research interests and co-curricular activities.*Participates in departmental activities and campus life events.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. 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). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

Special Applicant Instructions
Review of applications will begin two weeks from date of posting.

Start date will be 1 January 2022.End date will be 12 May 2022.No employment benefits are associated with this temporary one semester hire.

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