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Western Carolina University.
Program in Emergency and Disaster Management, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August, 2012.
Responsibilities include teaching (online and residential), publication of scholarly research, departmental service, and collegiality. Evidence of a scholarly agenda, supported by some publication, is preferred.
The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in emergency and disaster management and subjects that interface with the criminal justice discipline, including Homeland Security and Terrorism.
Experience in first responder setting is strongly preferred.
The department houses two majors and is one of the largest on the campus. It is a progressive department with a theoretically oriented criminal justice degree and a growing Emergency and Disaster Management program. Western Carolina University enrolls nearly 10,000 students and is located in a beautiful mountain setting only minutes from Cherokee, NC and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Western Carolina University has adopted the Boyer model of scholarship and is committed to student engagement and integrated learning.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Competencies:
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements
A Ph.D. is required with coursework in Emergency Management desired. All degrees must be from an accredited institution. Experience in first responder setting is strongly preferred.
Preference will be given to those applicants with the following training and experience:
Salary Range (displays in advertisement)
Competency Level: (SPA Banded positions only)
Criminology & Criminal Justice - 245400
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered, you must apply online. Hard-copy or email applications will not be considered. Please attach: letter of interest, vita, and list of three references.
For questions or additional information, please contact Professor Carlie Merritt, Search Committee chair and Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 828-227-2170.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Western Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that conducts background checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at http://www.wcu.edu/5061.asp or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.
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