Assistant Professor

Durham, NC
Apr 17, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor Position Number 617002 Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time Tenure Track Yes FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only If time limited, duration date Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The department has nearly 700 undergraduate majors and 45 graduate majors. The program offers bundled electives in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice and homeland security at the undergraduate level. The undergraduate program is the only program in North Carolina to be certified by both the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. The department is home to two Institutes: the Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development and the Juvenile Justice Institute.

Primary Purpose of Position

The Department of Criminal Justice is seeking applications to fill one nine-month tenure-track position (617002) at the Assistant Professor level starting the Fall 2019 academic year.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses through face-to-face and online instruction, student advisement for undergraduate and/or graduate students, thesis/project supervision, and scholarly pursuits to include research, publication, and grant writing. Service within the department, university, community and discipline are required. The ability to work independently as well as collegially with others to ensure student learning and success in a diverse environment is expected. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Preferences for this position:
All areas of specialization will be considered. Individuals with teaching specialization in research methods and in statistics, and in our bundled elective areas, are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Education/Experience

A doctorate in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Juvenile Justice or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution is required. Applicants must have at least 18 graduate-level hours in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Juvenile Justice, and a Juris Doctorate does not qualify for the position. ABD candidates will be considered. Degree must be conferred by May 2019.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA01624P Open Date 03/15/2019 Date desired for closing or initial review Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Position Available 07/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Other Document
  3. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
Supplemental Questions

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