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Western Carolina University. The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2013.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities include teaching, research, service, and advisement activity
To be competitive, candidates must have a firm foundation to teach criminological theory and research methods..
The department houses 2 majors and is one of the largest departments in the university. Western Carolina University enrolls 9,6oo 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
Ph.D. in criminology/criminal justice or a closely related discipline with a clear criminological focus. Highly qualified ABD candidates will be considered if completion of the degree is imminent. Candidates should have a clearly articulated research agenda and a commitment to academic excellence and collegiality. Strong preparation to teach criminological theory and research methods is sought. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
Preference will be given to those applicants with the following training and experience:
Preference will be extended to candidates with backgrounds suitable to teach in the areas of criminological theory and research methods with areas of specialty open.
Salary Range (displays in advertisement)
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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, applicants must apply online. Include in online application a current CV, cover letter, a list of three references with full contact information.
For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Steve Brown, Department Head & Search Chair at 828-227-2174
Review of applications will begin November 19, 2012 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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