Assistant Professor - Criminal Justice

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Atl Metropolitan State College

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Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Criminal Justice
Location: Atl Metropolitan State College
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 241345
About Us Atlanta Metropolitan State College is in Atlanta, Georgia, a progressive city and communities with a diverse social, geographical, and economical base that maintains a major regional air transportation center at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.

COLLEGE: With an enrollment of an average of 2,000 students, Atlanta Metropolitan State College is a coeducational, non-residential four-year college that offers a broad range of 2-year and 4-year programs on its campus.

Founded in 1974, Atlanta Metropolitan State College is a public institution that has a total enrollment of 1,844 (fall 2019), its setting is urban, and the campus size is 79 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $3,505; out-of-state tuition and fees are $10,131.

The College places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in several areas, to include external agency visits from across the country, and the benefits of studying on our academic campus that houses the City of Atlanta Police Department’s (Georgia’s largest law enforcement agency) Training Academy.

Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers several student- based organizations, a reasonable tuition rate which is among the lowest in the State, saving students a modest amount of money over four years. Atlanta Metropolitan State College prizes itself on its designation as a military veteran friendly school and as a law enforcement welcoming reputation.

For more information about Atlanta Metropolitan State College and its performance, visit our website at:

Job Summary TERMS: - Tenure Track Appointment

PRIMARY DUTY: To teach lower division and upper division courses in Criminal Justice, and to coordinate and develop programs for on

campus, blended, and online modalities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching within a comprehensive State college, student engagement, college service, community involvement, and the promise of scholarly achievement.


1. Ability to teach lower division and upper division courses in Criminal Justice

2. Coordinate the Criminal Justice programs (campus, blended & online)

3. Familiarity with multiple delivery systems, including blended, online, and face- to-face learning formats

4. Teach classes in law enforcement training and professional development

5. Familiarity with advising students in undergraduate course programs and in application for graduate programs and employment opportunities

6. Familiarity or experience working with diverse populations or completed coursework demonstrating understanding of diverse populations.

7. Familiarity with developing academic programs

8. Scholarly research in an academic field of study

9. Experience in any area (police, courts & corrections) in the criminal justice field

10. College and School service, including student organizations, assistance, and sponsorships

11. College service, including committee work

12. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications Education: Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or related field;

Applicants holding a master’s or higher degree in any field who also possess 18 graduate semester hours in Criminal Justice can also qualify for this position.

ABDs with document credentials of degree completion within one academic year

can also be considered. All academic coursework must have been completed at an institution accredited by a regional accreditation agency, such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).

Experience: Successful teaching experience at college level preferred

Skills: teaching ability in Criminal Justice as well as scholarly research in the field

WORKING CONDITIONS: The position entails classroom instructions in upper and lower division courses for classes typically ranging from 10 to 25 students. Faculty maintain regular office hours within the School of Social Science and Humanities area to support students, and on occasions participating in external recruiting

EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Faculty are issued a personal

laptop. Classrooms are technology-enhanced (computers, document stations, video equipment, Internet access).

Other Information A complete application consists of the following items: 1) a letter of application describing your teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and suitability for the position; 2) a current C.V.; 3) transcripts; and 4) contact information for three references. Initial interviews will be conducted via Microsoft TEAMS or Zoom.

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