Assistant or Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Jackson State University in Mississippi

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 18, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

POSITION:                   Assistant or Associate Professor

DEPARTMENT:        Criminal Justice and Sociology

START DATE:           August 2014

SALARY:                      Commensurate with experience


Jackson State University's Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2014. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Administration of Justice or Juvenile Justice. Areas of specialization desired are: law enforcement, research methods, and statistics. Teaching load is between 9-12 credit hours per semester, depending on faculty status and advising responsibilities of graduate students. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide core courses that emphasize writing, speaking, and the use of technology. For tenure track positions, the successful candidates will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship, grantsmanship, and professional development that will enable them to meet the criteria for promotion and tenure at the appropriate time in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology.  For more information visit:



Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, research agenda, academic transcripts and three letters of professional references with names, email addresses, and telephone numbers, who may be contacted. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Jimmy Bell, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line at

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately for materials received by March 3rd, and fullest consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to March 17th.


Jackson State University, founded in 1877, is a historically black, high research-activity university. Jackson States nurturing academic environment challenges individuals to change lives through teaching, research and service. Jackson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative 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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