Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Employer
Auburn University at Montgomery
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Position Information

Vacancy Number: F-00287 Position Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Classification Title: Faculty Department: Criminal Justice Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline or have the equivalent in training and experience.

“Terminal degree” refers to the highest degree
awarded in a discipline. The doctorate is the terminal degree for most disciplines represented at Auburn University at Montgomery. Job Open Date: 09/21/0021 Job Close Date: Quick Link https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/5024 Position Profile Link

Faculty Specific

School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Contract Type: Nine (9) Months Tenure Track: Yes Salary Band: N/A Special Instructions to Applicant:
Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice or other closely-related social science field is required; however, consideration will be given to ABD with degree completion by August 2022. Areas of specialization are open. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service to community and/or profession. We are committed to build and sustain an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. Prospective candidates will help further the institutional goals of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

AUM has an official 4/3 teaching load. Faculty with ongoing scholarship and publication usually receive a course release for a normal 3/3 load. Internal funding and professional improvement leave to support scholarship are available.

The successful applicant must be committed to educational equity in a multicultural setting and to promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse perspectives.

The Department of Criminal Justice includes six full-time faculty. We offer a Criminal Justice major with an optional Legal Studies Concentration, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, a Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and minors in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Security Administration, and Legal Studies. Our Legal Studies Program is ABA -approved.

AUM is the metropolitan campus of Auburn University with approximately 5,300 students and 200 faculty in five academic colleges: Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nursing and Health Sciences, Sciences, Business, and Education. Located in the state capital, AUM serves a diverse student body including traditional and non-traditional students. Montgomery offers diverse cultural and recreational opportunities including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, world-class museums, Civil Rights Memorial, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a ballet company, a natural habitat zoo, a chamber music society, an independent film theater, and the Montgomery Biscuits baseball team. Further Montgomery is the home of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Equal Justice Initiative.

How to Apply:

Visit www.jobs.aum.edu and complete an online application. Completed applications must include, 1) cover letter indicating qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement on teaching and research philosophies, 4) evidence of research, publication and teaching effectiveness, 5) transcripts (official transcripts will be required at time of hire), and 6) contact information for at least three professional references (will be contacted for final candidates only).

Screening of applications will begin as received with priority given to applications received by January 15, 2022. While the position will remain open until filled, AUM reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

Contact Dr. Jacqueline McNett, Search Committee Chair, at jmcnett@aum.edu with any questions.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. About the University/College
Auburn University at Montgomery is a comprehensive, public institution located in Alabama’s capital city. Enrollment is approximately 5,000 students.
The AUM College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences prepares our students to solve societal issues, to understand and address problems facing our justice and legal infrastructures, to be informed and participate in politics and analyze economic trends in our society and around the globe.
Diversity is a core value at AUM . We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. Prospective candidates will help further the institutional goals of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript(s)
  3. Writing/Publication Sample
  4. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Transcript(s)
  2. Statement of Research
  3. Teaching Philosophy
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