Associate Professor of Criminal Justice (Fall 2018)

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Associate Professor of Criminal Justice (Fall 2018)

Position Number: 53000855

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the Dahlonega campus. The faculty member will also serve as the graduate coordinator for the department's Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. The Appointments are set to begin August 2018.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This faculty member will teach 12 hours per semester including a combination of graduate and undergraduate courses.
  • As a graduate coordinator will also assist in the advising of students enrolled Master of Science of Criminal Justice Degree program and participate in the marketing and recruiting for the graduate degree.
  • Faculty in the department of Criminal Justice are expected to engage in professional development and scholarly pursuits and involve Undergraduate students in these endeavors.
  • Faculty at UNG are expected to contribute to the department, University, and their profession through appropriate service obligations, including the advising of students.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Sociology is required.
  • A minimum of five years of teaching experience at the university level.
  • A commitment to graduate teaching and the establishment of a research program incorporating graduate students is essential.
  • Successful candidates should be able to teach courses in applied areas of criminal justice such as, Global Crime & Justice, Criminological Theory, Research Methods, and Juvenile Justice.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment.
  • Evidence of scholarship and the ability to develop a productive research program.
  • Programs of research that offer the ability to include undergraduate researchers will be given special consideration.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Sample of Scholarly Publications, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degree from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, a DMV report will also be included.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.





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Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
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