Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Greensboro, North Carolina
Apr 15, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Guilford College invites applications for a full time faculty position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Program to begin August 2021 The program in located in the Justice and Policy Studies Department. As the department grows, the possibility exists that the contract length could be extended. The Criminal Justice undergraduate and graduate programs examine the policy, history, and problems of the criminal justice system while making significant connections to the social issues that have an impact on its operation. A specialization in courts or corrections is preferred but the successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and upper level undergraduate courses and graduate courses that may include, but are not limited to: Inquiry into Criminal Justice, Research Methods, and Criminology.

We wholeheartedly support Guilford College’s stated priority of being anti-racist and diverse. We specifically encourage applicants with identities, abilities and experiences that are underrepresented in higher education.


The applicant should be able to demonstrate the ability to help diverse students to develop skills for graduate study and for employment in both public and private criminal justice organizations. A terminal degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., criminal justice) is required. ABD’s will be considered but the degree must be completed before January 2022. Successful experience in college teaching and in a work-related field are preferred. The position is not suitable for those possessing only a Juris Doctorate.


A selective liberal arts college founded in 1837 by the Society of Friends and enrolling approximately 1600 students (a combination of traditional-aged and older adults), Guilford College seeks applicants from people representative of diversity based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, ethnicity, religion, national origin, career and life experiences, socio-economic background, geographic roots, as well as members of the Society of Friends. EOE/AA. Additional information about the college may be found at


Candidates should send a cover letter, statement of teaching and research  interests, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three references to Will Pizio, Professor of Criminal Justice, through by June 1, 2021. Hard copies of application materials will not be accepted. Please refer any questions to Will Pizio at [email protected]

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