North Carolina Central University
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|Working Title||Assistant Professor|
|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||1=9/10 month -Faculty only|
|If time limited, duration date|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit|| |
The Department of Criminal Justice has nearly 575 undergraduate majors and 51 graduate majors and is the largest undergraduate program at North Carolina Central University. The undergraduate program offers bundled electives in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice and homeland security and the graduate program offers electives in similar areas. The undergraduate program is the only program in North Carolina to be certified by both the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. The department is home to two Institutes: the Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development and the Juvenile Justice Institute.
Criminal Justice is the largest undergraduate program at NCCU, and it is projected to grow at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position is essential to the department’s efforts to support all undergraduate programs (face-to-face, online and site based campus) and the graduate program, a priority of both the University and department. We are exploring implementing Hyflex options for course delivery at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Hyflex will allow students to learn where they are as this modality allow students to attend class synchronously in person or online and asynchronously by watching recorded synchronous lectures on their own time. The Hyflex modality will allow the degrees in criminal justice to be more accessible especially at the graduate level, which will generate the need for additional resources
|Primary Purpose of Position|| |
The Department of Criminal Justice is seeking applications to fill one nine-month tenure-track position (610752) at the Assistant Professor level starting the Fall 2023 academic year. The selected candidate will be expected to teach a full course load (a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester), to include course instructions that achieve student learning outcomes, annual scholarly outputs, and engage in significant service with the Department and University Community
Criminal Justice is the largest undergraduate program at NCCU, and it is projected to grow at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position is essential to the department’s efforts to support all undergraduate programs (face-to-face, online and site based campus) and the graduate program, a priority of both the University and department. We are exploring implementing Hyflex options for course delivery at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Hyflex will allow students to learn where they are as this modality allow students to attend class synchronously in person or online and asynchronously by watching recorded synchronous lectures on their own time. The Hyflex modality will allow the degrees in criminal justice to be more accessible especially at the graduate level, which will generate the need for additional resources.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses through face-to-face and online instruction, engage in curriculum development and assessment at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and advise/mentor students for graduate-level thesis and projects. As a tenure-track faculty member, faculty must engage in peer-reviewed scholarship to meet the requirements for promotion and tenure, and to meet the goals and objectives of the University, College, and the Department. This includes participation in externally-funded research activities (i.e., grants), particularly in conjunction with the Department’s two institutes: The Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development and the Juvenile Justice Institute. The person must also engage in significant service within the Department and University Community, and their respective academic/professional disciplines. The ability to work independently as well as collegially with others to ensure student learning and success in a diverse environment is expected. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Preferences for this position:
All areas of specialization will be considered. Individuals with teaching specialization in Corrections are encouraged to apply.
|Minimum Education/Experience|| |
A doctorate in Criminal Justice or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution is required. Applicants must have at least 18 Doctoral-level hours in Criminal Justice or related discipline. A Juris Doctorate does not qualify for the position. ABD candidates will be considered. Degree must be conferred by May 2023
|Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation|| |
|Equal Opportunity Employer|| |
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available||07/01/2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|| |
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation. Candidates are required to upload their Letters of Recommendation prior to submitting their applications.
|COVID Compliance|| |
NCCU COVID Policy
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage: https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- List of References
- Other Document
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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