Assistant Professor 9 Mo

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Employment Status:Full time (29-40 Hrs) Closing:9/30/19 Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience Type of Employment:Faculty Location:ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

The Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography at Arkansas State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminology position beginning August 15, 2020. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate is teaching in the online program, although there are opportunities to teach on-campus courses.

A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or Sociology conferred by the time of appointment is required. Area of specialization is open, but candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach multiple undergraduate classes across a wide range of criminological topics. In addition, candidates must have experience teaching online courses. The teaching load for the position is 5/5. This position is a one year non-tenure track position, and is renewable depending on performance and budget approval.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching load is 15 hours per semester
  • Faculty work load also includes revising online courses as needed and participating in professional development sessions to continuously improve instructional strategies for online courses
  • Other duties as assigned


The successful candidate will be prepared to provide engaging instruction in an online learning environment that meets departmental standards for undergraduate instruction

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance

Available to support students throughout the 7-week class session from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and as needed on a consistent and reliable basis


Courses in the online program are offered in 7-week sessions with two sessions per academic semester

Applications should include:
Cover letter describing teaching and research interests
Curriculum vitae
Contact information of three references

Applications received by the deadline will receive full consideration. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Please direct any questions to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Gina Hogue at: [email protected]

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or Sociology with experience teaching online course at the undergraduate level




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Posted: 7/29/2019
Application Due: 9/27/2019
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