Lecturer of Criminal Justice

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Lecturer of Criminal Justice

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Criminal Justice faculty position in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, which begins August 2020.

The position is non-tenure track but renewable on a year-to-year basis, pending satisfactory performance. The teaching load is 9 courses per academic year (fall and spring semesters) at the upper and lower levels. Courses may be taught on the Kennesaw or Marietta campus and are offered during daytime and evening hours. Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Faculty are expected to meet service expectations of the department, college, and university. Commitment to excellence in teaching is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Experience teaching college-level Criminal Justice courses is preferred.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the Criminal Justice core, including Foundations of Criminal Justice, Policing, Courts, and/or Corrections, as well as, upper-division program elective courses (see the following link for a list of CRJU courses offered by the program: http://catalog.kennesaw.edu/preview_program.php? catoid=38&poid=4679&returnto=3040).

An earned Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related field, an equivalent terminal degree in a closely related field, or the foreign equivalent, from a regionally-accredited institution by the contract start date. The degree must be earned by the August 2020 contract start date.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.


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Job No:
Posted: 8/7/2019
Application Due: 10/6/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive