Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

  • University of North Georgia
  • Dahlonega, GA
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description


Job ID: 226946

About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Summary

The Department of Criminal Justice at The University of North Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the Dahlonega campus.  The workload may require travel across campuses and teaching on distance learning platforms.  University of North Georgia is accepting applications for this position to support its growing Ph.D. degree program in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Intelligence and Research. This program is pending SACSCOC approval.


  • Teaching schedule may include assignments in the classroom or on-line.
  • Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Teach four courses per semester.
  • Maintain an active research agenda in an effort to produce scholarly publications
  • Advise Ph.D. candidates enrolled in Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Intelligence and Research.
  • Serve on University, College, and Departmental Committees.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a closely related field is required.
  • Experience teaching quantitative measurement at the university or college level
  • Successful candidates should be able to teach one or more of the following courses, Quantitative Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Qualitative Research Methods is Criminal Justice, Advanced Statistical Analysis, and Contemporary Criminological Theory.
  • Experience with online learning platforms (such as Brightspace/D2L)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all campus constituencies

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Special Applicant Instructions

  • If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).  Find a full list of NACES members at
  • Please submit contact information for three professional references.

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