Assistant Professor Criminal Justice

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Working TitleAssistant Professor Criminal JusticeJob Summary

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Savannah State University invites qualified applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Criminal Justice. This position will teach criminal justice courses including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Research Methods, statistics, Crime Analysis, and Criminal Justice Management; and will be expected to engage in online course development/delivery, research, program /curriculum development, academic advising and service. The normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester with advising and community service responsibilities. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field from a regional accredited institution, SACS is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. The Ph.D. must be completed by the hire date. Applicants with the Ph.D. in a related field: Political Science, Sociology, Forensic Science, etc.; must have the Masters in Criminal Justice. The J.D. alone will not meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Teaching experience at the college level is a plus; new degreed Ph.Ds are encouraged to apply. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred QualificationsSpecial Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

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Posting NumberNumber of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Date06/18/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit letter of interest outlining qualifications, current vitae, transcripts, and name, address, telephone number and email address of three references.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until filled.

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Posted: 6/19/2019
Application Due: 8/18/2019
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