Lecturer of Criminal Justice

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Academic Home Department:Sociology and Criminal JusticePosting Job Title:Lecturer of Criminal JusticeRecruitment Type:Non-Tenure Track Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:LecturerArea of Specialty-Discipline:Criminal JusticeAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Non-Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/10/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for a Lecturer of Criminal Justice, to begin August 10, 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).

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

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.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:09/30/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Gang Lee ([email protected])
Search Committee Chair
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Kennesaw State University
402 Bartow Avenue, MD #2204
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Additional Information for ApplicantsApplication Instructions

To guarantee consideration, application materials must be received by September 30, 2019. Candidates must submit: (1) a letter of application addressing the applicant’s qualifications, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) recent teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi, (5) unofficial academic transcripts, and (6) three current letters of reference. All application materials, including reference letters, must be submitted through the online application system (facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu); paper, emailed, or incomplete applications will not be considered. (Official graduate transcripts are due prior to employment.)

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000773USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:43915Departmental/College Overview:

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice has 31 full-time faculty, over 20 part-time faculty, and nearly 1,100 majors. The department offers Bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology, an accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice. The department also offers minors in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Gerontology, Medical Sociology, and Sociology. Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. The Department wishes to reinforce this and to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community. Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

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.

EEO Statement:

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. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  6. Sample Syllabi
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  3. Other Documents




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Posted: 8/9/2019
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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