Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Job description

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 222139
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

Job Summary

POSITION TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


DESCRIPTION: The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Savannah State University invites applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice effective fall 2021. The successful candidate will teach criminal justice courses including, but not limited to, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Research Methods, Statistics, Crime Analysis, and Criminal Justice Management. The faculty will be expected to engage and be proficient in online course delivery, program and curriculum development, academic mentoring, scholarly activities and institutional service. Online and in person teaching experience is required. The faculty may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.


QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited institution. The Ph.D must be completed by the hire date. Applicants with the Ph.D in a related field: Political Science, Sociology, Forensic Science, etc. must have the Master’s in Criminal Justice. The J.D. alone will not meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Background and/or credit check may be required.


QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. Three years of experience teaching online at the collegiate level. Demonstrated engagement with job placement and community outreach programs.

SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until filled. To ensure consideration, apply by Febraury 15, 2021.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete application online at Submit a letter of interest outlining qualifications, current curriculum vitae, sample(s) of scholarship, evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., sample syllabus, course evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy), and a list of three references with contact information (i.e., names, titles/positions, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses).

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]




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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 3/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time