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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (2)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete and submit the on-line academic application that can be accessed by clicking, "Apply for this Posting." Only applications submitted through the online application process will be considered; therefore, it is necessary to hit the submit button after completing the application. A confirmation number will be issued when the process has been successfully completed. In addition to the online application, the following materials must be submitted either electronically or via mail: letter of application, a signed copy of the online application, vita, three current, dated, signed, and on official letterhead letters of recommendation, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and any additional materials. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check. Contact: Dr. Samantha Hauptman Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, & Women's Studies University of South Carolina Upstate 800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303 Email: hauptman@uscupstate.edu Phone: 864-503-5388

Posting Details

Posting Summary

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Posting Number FAC00099PO17
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Internal Title Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (2)
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate Soc., Crim. Just., Women Stud.
Advertised Salary Range Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Location of Vacancy Spartanburg, SC
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Hours per year 1560
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Spartanburg 42
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Faculty positions to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.
USC Upstate is seeking applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice beginning August 16, 2018. The duties include: teaching a minimum of four courses per major semester, maintaining an active research agenda, and engaging in departmental and campus-wide service related activities, including advising criminal justice majors. Preference will be given to generalists with experience teaching criminal justice courses in both face-to-face and online environments. Applicants should also have a desire to teach graduate courses in a Master’s degree program that is under development.

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in student and civic engagement, and active learning pedagogies, such as service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application; and experience with teaching online or hybrid courses. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.
The University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U. S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition “America’s Best Colleges” ranked USC Upstate No. 2 among Top Public Regional Colleges South. USC Upstate is located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting he diversity of Upstate South Carolina. Students from over twenty five nations also reflect the university’s international character. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

Students from over twenty five nations also reflect the university’s international character. The College of Arts and Sciences is the heart of USC Upstate and is comprised of four divisions, four departments, and four centers. The college embraces diversity and student centered learning. Our outstanding faculty provide quality instruction, work closely with students, conduct significant research, and are deeply involved in community engagement. For more information, please visit
http://www.uscupstate.edu/academics/arts_sciences/.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a closely related field. ABD candidates with planned completion dates before August 15, 2018 may also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Generalists with experience teaching a wide range of criminal justice courses both in face-to-face and online environments.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018
Job Open Date 10/04/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Complete and submit the on-line academic application that can be accessed by clicking, “Apply for this Posting.” Only applications submitted through the online application process will be considered; therefore, it is necessary to hit the submit button after completing the application. A confirmation number will be issued when the process has been successfully completed. In addition to the online application, the following materials must be submitted either electronically or via mail: letter of application, a signed copy of the online application, vita, three current, dated, signed, and on official letterhead letters of recommendation, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and any additional materials. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Official transcripts will be required before hire date as well as a background check.

Contact: Dr. Samantha Hauptman
Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, & Women’s Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Email: hauptman@uscupstate.edu
Phone: 864-503-5388

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19848
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Other Supporting Documents
  6. Teaching Portfolio
  7. List of References and Contact Information