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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

North Carolina Wesleyan College
Job Location:
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Criminal Justice

North Carolina Wesleyan College invites applications for a 9-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 2022.

Education: A PhD in Criminal Justice or closely related field is required. A J.D. will not be considered. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Experience in higher education, research, grant writing and practical experience are an asset. The specialty area for candidates is open, however knowledge and experience with research methods, substance use, grant writing and thesis direction would be beneficial. The successful candidate will be expected to serve in a number of roles in both the graduate and undergraduate program.

Job Description: This position is responsible for teaching courses in the traditional undergraduate, online graduate, and Adult and Professional Studies Criminal Justice Program. Courses are offered face to face and online. We are seeking a candidate who could teach such courses as Introduction to Criminal Justice, Research Methods, Criminology, Substance Use, Administration and Management, Juvenile Justice, and Capstone. A typical teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, with additional responsibilities including student advising and committee work.

College Description: The college is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and serves approximately 1,700 students, including adult and professional students in the evening and online. The student body is diverse with regard to ethnicity, nationality, and age. In addition to teaching in the traditional day program, biology faculty serve adult and professional students and employ innovative teaching approaches and personal attention.

Rocky Mount is in the eastern coastal plain region of the state, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and beaches, including the Outer Banks. Washington, DC and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

North Carolina Wesleyan College values a culture of respect, kindness, and understanding and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Specific questions about the position or the Criminal Justice Department can be directed to Dr. Elizabeth S. Marsal at or 252-985-5362.

Initial applications should include letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and teaching excellence. Please direct a complete set of application materials to Tammy Harrell, Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects, at, or via mail to: Tammy Harrell, c/o Office of the Provost, North Carolina Wesleyan College, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

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