Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice

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Posting Number F0600908 Position Title Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice Department Politics, Justice, and Law FLSA Exempt General Description

The University of North Alabama Department of Politics, Justice, and Law invites candidates for a tenure-track position in Criminal Justice at Assistant Professor rank to begin fall 2019. Area of specialization is open, but desired areas of concentration include: expertise in justice administration, comparative crime, law and society, police/community relations, or public policy to supplement cross-disciplinary program emphasis. Contract is for nine (9) months. Additional summer contracts may be available, based on department need.

Essential Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach the undergraduate and/or graduate courses each semester in face-to-face and/or online platforms. Course load includes lower-level and advanced courses within the field and within the candidate’s area of specialization. The successful applicant will be expected to advise and mentor students within the undergraduate and graduate programs, develop the curriculum, engage in university service, and maintain an active research agenda.

Additional Duties Knowledge Skills and Abilities Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice preferred for tenure-track position teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels; ABD with completion date by August 2019 will be considered. A PhD in a closely-related discipline (e.g. Criminology) may also be considered. Applicants must demonstrate an aptitude for teaching undergraduates.

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations Essential Physical Requirements Environmental Working Conditions Special Vision Requirements Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Is the position Full-Time or Part-Time? Full-Time Duration of Appointment/Assignment Affirmative Action Statement

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.

Position Type Faculty Posting Date 11/09/2018 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you learn of this posting?
    • Times Daily
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Minority Faculty Applicant Database
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Insidehighered.com
    • UNA Email Announcement
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    • Other
  2. If you chose other in the above question, please list where you learned ofthe posting below.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a closely-related field?
    • No, neither.
    • Yes, a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice.
    • Yes, a Ph.D. in a closely-related field.
    • No, but I have ABD status in Criminal Justice.
    • No, but I have ABD status in a closely-related field.
  4. If you answered the above question with a "closely-related field" answer, please list the closely-related field here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please list the number(s) of your area(s) of specialization, if listed below.1. Expertise in justice administration; 2. Comparative crime; 3. Law and society; 4. Police/Community relations; 5. Public Policy6. Other7. None

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. If you selected "Other" in the above question, please elaborate here.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript 2
  6. Unofficial Transcript 3
  7. Unofficial Transcript 4
  8. Other Document 2
  9. Other Document 3
  10. Other Document 4
  11. Official Transcript 1 (for HR use only)
  12. Official Transcript 2 (for HR use only)
  13. Official Transcript 3 (for HR use only)




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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 3/5/2019
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