2000 Academic/2115 Instructor
Grand Forks, North Dakota
University of North Dakota-website
The Department of Criminal Justice is seeking a 9-month, non-tenure-track Instructor to begin August 16, 2019, contingent on availability of funding.
The Department of Criminal Justice is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Dakota. It offers a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice Studies, with roughly 300 majors and minors.
The University of North Dakota (UND) is a public research University established in 1883. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. UND was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. Currently, the University boasts 200+ fields of study with nearly 14,000 students.
UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 50,000 people located on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Grand Forks boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, and annual events throughout the year. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.
Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load and develop two online courses during the initial year of appointment. Subsequent appointments will require a 4/4 load with a mix of face-to-face and online offerings. The successful candidate will also contribute service within the department, college, university and community.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including evidence of the ability to teach, inspire, and mentor students.
- Demonstrated ability to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues within and outside the Department of Criminal Justice.
- Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and students.
- Ph.D., Ph.D./ABD, MA, or MS in Criminal Justice or allied field, or JD
Preferred Skills/Desirable Qualifications:
- Ph.D. or ABD in Criminal Justice or allied discipline
- Criminal Justice system experience
- Expertise in the areas of policing
- Expertise in the area of courts
- Expertise in the area of law
- University-level classroom teaching experience
- Online teaching experience
To Apply: For full consideration, applications must be received March 15, 2019 and include the following materials:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- List of at least three references (including contact information)
- Documentation evidencing the minimum/preferred skills
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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by the Hiring Department and EEO/AA for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. This position does not support visa sponsorship for continued employment.
Confidentiality of Application Materials
Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.
UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.
ND Veteran’s Preference
North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.This position is subject to a criminal history record check.