Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

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Job Title:

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Criminal Justice

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

Working Title :

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Criminal Justice offers a MS degree, graduate certificate, BS degree, and three minors-criminal justice, criminal law and legal process, and forensic science. Current faculty consists of nine tenure-track and three full-time instructors. The Department has the third largest number of majors in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and provides students with a comprehensive educational experience including exemplary academics and numerous extra-curricular opportunities. More information can be found at https://criminal-justice.ecu.edu/. East Carolina University is a constituent institution in the University of North Carolina system and Carnegie Doctoral-Research university with nearly 30,000 students. The university is the intellectual, cultural, and health care hub of Eastern North Carolina located between the state capital Raleigh and the Atlantic Ocean Outer Banks region.

Job Duties :

The Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for a non-tenure track, fixed-term position as Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2021. This 1.0 FTE appointment will carry a four course teaching load in the Fall 2021 semester and a four course teaching load in the Spring 2022 semester. There are no research responsibilities associated with this position. Principal focus will be on undergraduate courses in the departmental major/minor programs although candidates with a PhD are eligible to teach in the graduate program.

Contingent upon available funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

For Teaching Instructor, a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field such as Justice Administration is required.

For Teaching Assistant Professor, a PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field such as Justice Administration is required. A JD alone is not a sufficient academic credential for this position.

All degrees should be from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

All areas of specialization will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in law enforcement and/or criminal investigations. We seek a highly motivated and collegial individual with a potential for, or demonstrated record of, effective teaching at the undergraduate level. Criminal justice teaching experience in higher education is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Candidates should submit an online candidate profile via the PeopleAdmin system, cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience/philosophy and contact information for 2-3 current references at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Official transcripts will be required upon employment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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Open Until Filled:


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Rank Level:

Not Applicable

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time