Minimum Qualifications 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.
Additional Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required) The areas of expertise for the position is open, but an identified area of need is Policing/Law Enforcement.
License/Certification Required N/A
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The teaching load is 3 courses per semester for faculty with an active research agenda.
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must send an electronic application consisting of a letter outlining teaching and research interests, a current vita, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may be sent by the referring party.
Initial Review Date 8/30/2019
Person and address to whom the application should be sent Applications and inquiries may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Catherine Marcum, at email@example.com.
Description of the Department or Unit 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.
Seated Disability Statement Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description of the University Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage 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. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
AA/EEO Statement 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.
Diversity Statement Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu.
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 of Employment Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
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.