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.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The teaching load is 3 courses per semester for faculty with an active research agenda.
The Department of Government and Justice Studies is a mult-disciplinary department that offers multiple bachelor’s degrees in the fields of criminal justice and political science, as well as a Master of Arts in Political Science and Master of Public Administration with various concentrations.
The areas of expertise for the position is open, but an identified area of need is Policing/Law Enforcement.
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.