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Assistant Professor or Instructor of Criminal Justice at University of South Carolina
University of South Carolina
27 Apr → 27 May
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.
The position will normally require the teaching of twelve credit hours per semester or its equivalent. One course release a year is given for tenure-track faculty.
The basic requirement is the ability to teach courses required for the Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. For example:
CRJU 101:American Criminal System
CRJU 202: Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice
CRJU 311: Policing
CRJU 312: Corrections
CRJU 313: Criminal Courts
In additional to teaching foundational criminal justice courses for freshmen and sophomore students, there are opportunities to teach upper-division courses in the University’s Palmetto College bachelor’s degree programs.
Instructors must have a demonstrated commitment to university/community service.
Assistant Professors must have a commitment to scholarship and university/community service.
Advising, and university/community service are expected.
Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Applicants who hold a Ph.D. in criminal justice or criminology, or in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in criminal justice including credentials necessary for departmental approval will be considered for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.
PhD in Criminal Justice or Criminology required by start date of employment.
Graduate transcripts should be uploaded as Other Supporting Documents.
Applicants must also upload a statement on their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statements should be uploaded as Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications.
Applicants must also provide contact information, to include an email address, for a minimum of three professional references.
Only applications and materials submitted through the online application process will be considered.
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.