Reports To: Dr. Barbara Sims, Professor and Chair of Criminal Justice Classification: Full-time, tenure track Status: Exempt-Full-time; 10-month contract
Description: The Criminal Justice Program at Mars Hill University (MHU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin spring 2018. This position is best described as a “generalist” with the successful candidate able to teach courts and legal courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. There are also opportunities for teaching in the successful candidate’s specialty area via already existing undergraduate and graduate electives or by course development in those areas where courses do not already exist.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related social science discipline is required. Highly qualified ABDs will be considered. The Juris Doctorate is not a substitute for the Ph.D.
Responsibilities: Faculty at MHU teach on a 4/4 teaching load. All Criminal Justice faculty members are expected to teach at both the Mars Hill location and at the MHU-Asheville site in Asheville, NC. Proficiency in online teaching and learning is also a qualification for this position. Further, all MHU faculty are expected to advise students, be active in the governance of the Criminal Justice program, engage in service to the institution, and produce research and scholarship appropriate to the mission of MHU.
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE INCLUDE ALL REQUESTED APPLICATION MATERIALS – INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Mars Hill University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.
To file a complaint with Mars Hill University, contact: Office of Human Resources Mars Hill University Mars Hill, NC 28754 828 689-1200 828 689-1256 Fax
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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.Mars Hill’s small campus of approximately 1,200 students offers a warm and engaging environment, where students get to know each oth...er, as well as professors and university staff. Mars Hill boasts a eclectic mix of students, and one of the highest percentages of minority students in the region. The university draws students from all over the United States, and the world.