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Job ID: 227701

Instructor of Criminal Justice
Alcorn State University

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2023
Title Instructor of Criminal Justice
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Criminology/Criminal Justice

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in Criminal Justice. The selected candidate will be required to teach a four/four course load of undergraduate courses and/or an equivalent combination of undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Criminal Justice. Other duties include teaching online classes, university services including students advising, research, and scholarly activities.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency including all Microsoft office components and various statistical packages. Familiarity with Banner, Canvas, and online teaching.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to teach varied courses in Criminal Justice
  • Demonstrate Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching, managing, and evaluating students
  • Advise Criminal Justice Students about academic requirements and registration for classes
  • Contribute to continual program improvement through annual evaluation of program outcomes and objectives
  • Assist in ongoing program curriculum development and participate in service to the program, department, and school.
  • Actively engage in professional activities related to Criminal Justice and the Department of Social Sciences.
  • Actively engage in research.
  • Comply with the departmental curriculum, grading standards, student performance data, attendance policy, textbooks choices, and assessment
  • Comply with all scheduled due dates regarding teaching, grading, and advising
  • Serve in department, school, and university committees
  • Comply with all federal, state, and university laws and policies


The candidate must have an earned doctorate in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related field from an accredited institution. At least five years teaching experience at College level.

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