Assistant Professor-Sociology/Criminal Justice

Pfeiffer University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will responsible for teaching and advising undergraduate students, participating in curriculum/program development; delivering instruction through day, evening and possible online classes on both the Misenheimer and Charlotte campuses. 

A PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field is required (JD not acceptable), and candidates must be able to make useful links between these disciplines, with experience in both.

Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester, advising undergraduate students, curriculum/program development, school and university faculty governance and other related duties as required. Demonstrated potential for strong teaching and qualify research is required. Also required is a commitment to the principles and practice of servant leadership in a church related university environment.

Pfeiffer University is a private, liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, whose mission is to prepare servant leaders for lifelong learning. Its traditional undergraduate campus is in Misenheimer, N.C., approximately 40 miles northeast of Charlotte, with additional locations in Charlotte and the Raleigh area.

Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, a 403b retirement account, and tuition benefits at Pfeiffer and other member institutions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please visit  to access an employment application. Once completed, please submit with resume, copies of all transcripts and salary requirements to:

Kathy C. Odell, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
Pfeiffer University
P.O. Box 960 Misenheimer, N.C. 28109
Fax: 704/463-3012
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