Assistant Professor

Jacksonville, FL
Sep 18, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition Number314450Requisition NumberB07001Position TypeFaculty 9-10 MonthsClass CodeTime-limited throughType of AppointmentFull-TimeFaculty Position Sub-TypeRegularLength of AppointmentInternal Recruitment?NoWorking HoursDepartmentCriminology and Criminal JusticeOrganizationCOLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES DivisionAcademic Affairs - DIVCollegeCollege of Arts and SciencesApproved Hiring Salary RangeNegotiablePay BasisAnnuallyEOD

In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice, maintain an active research agenda, and engage in meaningful service.

Essential Duties

Job Function

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice, maintain an active research agenda, and engage in meaningful service.

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Marginal FunctionsRequired QualificationsFaculty Position Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Criminology, Criminal Justice or a closely related discipline by July 2020.

Departmental Requirements

The successful candidate will also have demonstrated the potential for excellence in teaching and research and the ability to mentor graduate students in our MSCJ Program. Practical experience is a plus. Needs of the department include policing, courts and statistics but all specializations will be considered.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

Background Check: This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or CertificationMachines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date08/05/2020Job Posting Date09/13/2019Application Review Date09/30/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationPerrin Steele MurrayHiring OfficialDr. Brenda VoseLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records.

Applicants must attach the following required documents to be considered for this position.

(1) a letter of interest stating teaching interests and research plans
(2) a complete curriculum vitae
(3) unofficial transcripts*
(4) one sample of research and writing
(5) evidence of teaching effectiveness
(6) three current professional letters of recommendation
*Official transcripts are required by the time of employment

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2019. This position will be considered open until filled.

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. Writing Sample
    5. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
    6. Letter of Recommendation
    Optional Documents