Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/Criminology

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CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY:  Founded in 1869, is the oldest historically black college or university in the state of South Carolina.  In US News and World Report, Claflin University was rated in the “Top Tier” for the tenth consecutive year among Baccalaureate Colleges in the South and ranked the University for the Third Highest Graduation Rate in the South.

REPSONSIBILITIES: Claflin University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice position in the Department of Social Sciences.  The area of specialization is open; however, candidates with strong expertise in statistics GIS and quantitative research are encouraged to apply. The Department is seeking faculty whose responsibilities and essential functions concerning teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and directing student research. The position includes teaching in face-to-face and online formats. Candidates are expected to (1) work positively with faculty, staff, students, and the community; (2) teach across all academic programs; (3) conduct and disseminate scholarly research; (4) mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and (5) serve the department, the University, the discipline, and the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related field from an accredited institution required. Demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in criminal justice is preferred.

SALARY:  Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website, and send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of all transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, and the addresses, telephone numbers, and emails of at least three references. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check:

Dr. Isaiah R. McGee, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC  29115

E-mail:  [email protected]             Office telephone:  (803) 535-5234                                                                  

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing date.  Office Number:  803-535-5635 

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Posted: 3/2/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.