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Assistant ProfessorWorking Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor Criminology & Criminal Justice Pos #001598Department:
Criminology & Criminal JusticePosition Summary:
This position is on site at our Cullowhee, NC campus. Carnegie statement:
The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice is seeking applications for a visiting faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2022. It is a nine-month position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have either a master’s degree in Criminal Justice or closely related discipline with at least 18 hours of graduate-level courses in Criminal Justice.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have either a master’s degree in Criminal Justice or closely related discipline with at least 18 hours of graduate-level courses in Criminal Justice.Preferred Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a firm foundation to teach a range of criminology & criminal justice courses. Particularly desirable are specialties or teaching interest in juvenile delinquency, corrections, comparative criminal justice systems, research methods, and statistics.Position Type:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Months Per Year:
05/30/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials must be submitted online. Materials that should be submitted include a 1) vita; 2) cover letter 3) a list of three academic references; and 4) unofficial transcripts.. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Karen Mason at [email protected]Background/E-Verify:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.