Overview

The Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography at Arkansas State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Criminology beginning Fall 2019.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience in teaching and conducting research in the broad areas of Policing or Courts in order to complement the department’s current areas of focus
  • Teach Graduate Level Courses.
  • The normal teaching load is nine hours per semester
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Graduate-level competence in Criminology, Sociology, and Geography related specialty areas.

General Days/Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance

Other:

The Department of Criminology consists of 13 full-time faculty members whose research interests include social justice, rural and urban drug markets, transnational and domestic terrorism, and political violence.

Currently working on a number of grants, faculty members are encouraged to seek out research funding and are rewarded for doing so by the university.

Located in the burgeoning city of Jonesboro, Arkansas State University is a public institution with over 14,000 students. Jonesboro is conveniently located within driving distance to Memphis, TN, Little Rock and Hot Springs Arkansas, and numerous State and National Parks.

Minimum Qualifications:

A PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology, or closely related discipline conferred by the time of appointment

ABDs will be given full consideration; a Ph.D. in Criminology or Criminal Justice is preferred.