10005338 Criminal Justice, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Fort Gordon, GA
Mar 16, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Faculty

Criminal Justice

Undergraduate School

Location: Fort Gordon, GA

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, on site in Fort Gordon, GA in the Criminal Justice program . Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following course:

Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (CCJS 321): An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply Constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Doctorate in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning is preferred.
  • Professional experience in criminal justice.
  • You must meet the minimum technology requirements, which can be reviewed athttps://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/upload/Adjunct-Faculty-Minimum-Technology-Requirements.pdf
  • Experience teaching adult learners online and in higher education is strongly preferred.
  • This position is specifically to teach in Fort Gordon, GA

Materials needed for submission

  • Resume/ Curriculum Vitae.
  • Cover letter highly preferred.
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/ degree evaluation from  a NACES approved vendor.

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMUC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMUC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMUC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMUC

UMUC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:

  • Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
  • Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Provide feedback to your program chair on possible curricular improvements.

Criminal Justice Program at UMUC

To learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework, please visit:http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/bachelors-degrees/criminal-justice-major.cfm

Faculty Training at UMUC

We are committed to your professional success at UMUC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.


Position Available and will Remain Open Until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.


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