The Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University invites applications for two (2) tenure-track faculty positions in Criminal Justice at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. The areas of expertise for both positions are open, but identified areas of need are 1) Courts/Criminal Law and 2) Policing/Law Enforcement. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice/Criminology or a related discipline is preferred at the time of appointment, but ABDs will also be considered. A J.D. is not sufficient for these positions. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester for faculty with an active research agenda.
Appalachian State University is a member of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System, consistently ranking among the top regional universities in the South. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the University has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. The Department houses undergraduate programs in criminal justice and political science and graduate programs in political science and public administration. Additional information about the Department of Government and Justice Studies can be found at http://gjs.appstate.edu. Additional information about the University and surrounding area can be found at www.appstate.edu.
Applicants must send a completed application consisting of a letter outlining teaching and research interests, a current vita, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent to CJfaculty@appstate.edu Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. Inquiries about the positions and individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Dr. Marian Williams, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. A review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.