Assistant Professor

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 600058
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department AAH Criminal Justice
Department Homepage
Advertising Department CRIMINAL JUSTICE, DEPT OF
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor
Number of Vacancies 2
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category Faculty (Teaching)
Organizational Unit Overview

The Department of Criminal Justice offers a MS degree, graduate certificate, BS degree, and two minors-criminal justice and forensic science. Current faculty consists of nine tenure-track and four full-time instructors. The Department has the third largest number of majors in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and provides students with a comprehensive educational experience including exemplary academics and numerous extra-curricular opportunities. More information can be found at . East Carolina University is a constituent institution in the University of North Carolina system and Carnegie Doctoral-Research university with nearly 30,000 students. The university is the intellectual, cultural, and health care hub of Eastern North Carolina located between the state capital Raleigh and the Atlantic Ocean Outer Banks region.

Job Duties

The Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for two 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin August 12, 2019. We seek highly motivated and collegial individuals with a potential for or demonstrated record of scholarly research and publication, pursuit of external grants at the state and national level, effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the university, community and profession.

Contingent upon the availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience

A PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related field, such as Justice Administration is required, however, ABD candidates may be considered. Candidates with Ph.D. conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the probationary rank of Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will also be initially appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to first reappointment. A JD (law degree) is not considered a terminal degree for this position. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

All areas of specialization will be considered, however, preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in law enforcement, crime mapping, or courts and judicial process.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit an online candidate profile, cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching experience/philosophy, and contact information for three current references at Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

Additionally, arrange for three original letters of reference to be sent to:

Jenna Smith
East Carolina University
Department of Criminal Justice
245 Rivers Building
Mailstop 155
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Additional questions can be sent to Dr. Mark Jones, Professor and Search Committee Chair, Official transcripts required upon employment.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 10/25/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 11/26/2018
Rank Level Assistant Professor
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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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