Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Criminal Justice

Job description

The University of North Alabama Department of Politics, Justice, Law, and Philosophy invites candidates for a tenure-track position in Criminal Justice at Assistant Professor rank to begin fall 2021. Area of specialization must be related to policing, including: police-community relations, policing, race/ethnicity, police use of force, and justice administration. Previous experience in law enforcement, policy reform, or justice administration is preferred. Contract is for nine (9) months. Additional summer contracts may be available, based on department need.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach the undergraduate and/or graduate courses each semester in face-to-face and/or online platforms. Course load includes lower-level and advanced courses within the field and within the candidate’s area of specialization. The successful applicant will be expected to advise and mentor students within the undergraduate and graduate programs, engage with community outreach, engage in university service, and maintain a research agenda.

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Criminology preferred for tenure-track position teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels; ABD with completion date by August 2021 will be considered. A Ph.D. in a closely-related discipline may also be considered. Applicants must demonstrate an aptitude for teaching undergraduates.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5655. Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, a list of at least three academic/professional references, a teaching philosophy, and a research statement.  Transcripts are also required but may be provided at a later date.  Please read the special instructions to applicants section of the posting at the link above for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.  Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/12/2020
Application Due: 12/11/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.