|Position Title||Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice & Sociology|
|Department||Criminal Justice & Sociology|
|Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student||Faculty|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Desired start date||08/10/2022|
|Position Summary||The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Jackson State University invites applicants for a tenure-track position, Assistant Professor position beginning August 2023.|
|Minimum Required Education||Must have a terminal degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Administration of Justice.|
|Minimum Required Experience||The successful candidate must provide evidence of 1) Excellence in teaching 2) Ongoing scholarship 3) Grantsmanship and 4) Professional development to meet the criteria for promotion and tenure at the appropriate time in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology.|
|Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications||None.|
|Qualifications||Preference will be given to candidates with specialization in qualitative research methods, victimology, law enforcement and/or cybercrime.|
|Skills and Abilities|
|Job Duties and Responsibilities||The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Teaching 9-12 credit hours per semester, depending on faculty status and advising responsibilities of graduate studentsParticipating in delivering college-wide first and second year core courses that emphasize writing, speaking, and the use of technology|
Posting Detail Information
|EEO Statement||Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.|
|Background Check Statement||Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.|
|Open Until Filled (overrides close field)||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||Please submit:A letter of interestCurriculum vitaeEvidence of teaching effectivenessResearch agendaAcademic transcriptsStatement of teaching philosophyThree (3) letters of referenceThe above application materials must be uploaded & attached to the online application. The review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled.|
Jackson State University, founded in 1877, is a historically black, high research-activity university. Jackson State’s nurturing academic environment challenges individuals to change lives through teaching, research and service. Jackson State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmation Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to develop a diverse faculty and staff. Women and other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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- * What is the highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associate’s degree
- Bachelor’s degree
- Master’s degree
- Specialist degree
- Juris Doctorate
- None of the above
- * Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
- * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
- * Can you, if hired, provide documents to show your eligibility to work in the United States?
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Other Document 1
- Letter of Reference 1
- Letter of Reference 2
- Letter of Reference 3
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness