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Assistant Professor

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

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Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 611121
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Criminal Justice has nearly 600 undergraduate majors and almost 60 graduate majors and is one of the largest undergraduate programs at North Carolina Central University. This position is essential to the department’s efforts to support all undergraduate programs (face-to-face and online) and the graduate program, a priority of both the University and department. 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 department’s primary purpose is to promote student success (retention and graduation), the student’s personal development and the realization of their career goals. Creating a culture of intellectual curiosity (research) is a cornerstone of the department. 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 Emergency Management and the Juvenile Justice Institute.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Criminal Justice is seeking applications to fill one nine-month tenure-track position (611121) at the Assistant Professor level starting the Fall 2024 academic year. The selected candidate will be expected to teach a full course load (12 credit hours per semester), to include course instructions that achieve student learning outcomes, annual scholarly outputs to include research and publications and Service to the department, college, university and the community at large, which include professional organizations.
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 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., grantsmanship), preferably in conjunction with the Department’s two institutes: the Institute for Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Juvenile Justice Institute. The person must also engage in service within the department, college, university, and community as well as their respective academic/professional disciplines. The ability to work independently and collegially with others to ensure student learning and success in a diverse environment is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Preferences for this position:
All areas of specialization will be considered. Individuals with teaching specialization in juvenile justice 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 credit hours in Doctoral-level studies in Criminal Justice or related discipline. A Juris Doctorate does not qualify for the position.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
None
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.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Instructional
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50% Teaching – teaching undergraduate and graduate criminal justice courses.
10% Advising – provide mentoring in personal goals and career opportunities.

Function Research
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25% Research – Grantsmanship, Publications and Scholarly Activities
Function Public Service
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15% Service – Serving on committees at the departmental, college and university levels as well as engagement in professional organizations.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03081P
Open Date 01/16/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review 02/12/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2024
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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

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