Limited Term Instructor in Criminology

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About UWG

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Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

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About Department

The criminology program, housed within the newly formed University College, is a top-five major with approximately 600 undergraduate and 35 graduate students. The program has experienced tremendous growth since its 2011 formation; thus, we seek an innovative, equity-minded teacher-scholar to further our growth.

Job Summary

The Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service at the University of West Georgia seeks two (2) innovative, equity-minded full-time Limited-Term Instructors in the Criminology discipline for the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning August 1, 2021. A Master’s degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field is required. The specialty area is open. Experience with university teaching is preferred. The position will require online and/or face-to-face instruction. A competitive salary is offered along with a supportive teaching environment.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field is required

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with university teaching is preferred

Required Documents

  • Letter of application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of three professional references

UWG embraces diversity and inclusion, recognizing the valuable contributions of each member of our faculty, staff, and student body. Therefore, applicants should describe in their letter of application how their teaching contributes to diverse communities.

Application Deadline

Review of candidates will begin April 1st and continue until the position is filled.

Proposed Salary


Condition of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires official transcripts upon official appointment.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 4/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time