Job Announcements

PhD-level Research Associate

The Nebraska Center for Justice Research (NCJR), an affiliate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ), invites applications for a PhD-level Research Associate. The position is a 2-year term position, with the possibility of renewal pending continued funding. Preferred start date is July 1, 2018. Working under the general direction of the Director, major duties include: providing research and evaluation support for significant single site and multi-site research projects; participating in the development of research designs, data collection methods, and strategies for data management; coordinating multiple data collection efforts which may include other collaborating agencies or institutions; writing and editing reports, manuscripts, grant proposals, contract applications; collaborating with funding agencies.

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Lecturer Faculty

The Department of Criminal Justice in the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida invites applicants for a faculty appointment at the lecturer rank to begin in Fall 2018.

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1-19-18

Full-time Lecturer Faculty

The Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida is inviting applications for a Lecturer in Criminology to begin August 16, 2018. This is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure accruing position, with annual renewal. The Lecturer will teach primarily law-based courses (e.g., CJL 2000 Law & Legal Process, CJL 4410 Criminal Procedure) and other high-demand or foundational courses, as well as contribute to other instructional needs of the undergraduate Criminology program. The teaching assignment will be three (3) courses per semester. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., or a JD and MA, upon appointment. The Ph.D. or MA must be from a discipline related to the study of crime, justice and law or other social science approaches to the study of crime and justice.

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1-18-18

Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice at Manchester University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology.

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1-5-18

Tenure-track Faculty

The Department of Criminal Justice at California University of Pennsylvania is seeking a tenure track faculty line for a candidate with the ability to teach broadly in criminal justice as well as conflict resolution. Candidates must have substantial experience as a practitioner in the fields of criminal justice or conflict resolution as well as experience teaching criminal justice or conflict resolution studies at the university level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or other academic research doctorate in criminal justice, criminology, conflict resolution, or a related field at the time of appointment. The ability to teach criminal law courses within a criminal justice program is preferred. Depending upon the qualifications of the successful candidate, opportunities may exist to teach in the Doctor of Criminal Justice Program, the first of its kind in the country.

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1-5-18

Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice at Oakland University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice position to begin Fall 2018. Applicants must demonstrate or have the potential to produce scholarly research and effective teaching. A Ph.D. in criminology/criminal justice or a related field is required at the time of appointment, August 15, 2018. Teaching load, salary and benefits are competitive. Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and/or minorities.

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11-27-17

Violence Against Women Cluster Positions

The University of Central Florida (UCF) has established several interdisciplinary clusters to strengthen its academic offerings and research mission. In support of this effort, we are recruiting faculty in the broad area of Violence Against Women and with a focus on public health to complement our social science strengths in this area. We plan to hire two tenured associate professors or professors and one tenure track assistant professor for this cluster. These positions have anticipated start dates of August 2018.

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11-14-17

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

As part of a major Teacher/Scholar Hiring Initiative at the University of Florida, the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with a teaching and research interests at the intersection of the fields of race and policing, with a particular focus on the intersection of the two fields, to begin August 16, 2018. Substantive interests may include but need not be restricted to: racial bias, procedural justice, immigrants and crime, "crimmigration," public safety in minority communities, race and protest, mass incarceration, and the culture of policing.

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10-27-17

Research Associate - Fixed Term

Applications are invited for a research associate (post-doctoral researcher) in Criminal Justice/Criminology in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. The successful candidate for the current position will provide research guidance and project management for several externally funded research projects. The candidate will work with the Principal Investigator and collaborate with a group of graduate students to design methods, conduct data collection and analysis, and prepare project reports and scientific articles. The primary research projects involve action research in Michigan communities including Detroit and Flint, with additional opportunities for collaboration in state and national research projects.

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10-25-17

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professors in Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professors in Sociology to begin August 2018. ABD's will be considered; a PhD in Sociology in hand by the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. We are seeking to hire two generalists in sociology who complement our existing strengths. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in one or more of the following: Environmental Sociology; Stratification; Demography; Education; Work/Occupations/Organizations. All applicants should show evidence of a strong, independent research program, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and excellence in teaching. There is an expectation for teaching in our graduate program, as well as contributing to our core undergraduate curriculum. Interest or experience in online teaching is also desirable.

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10-25-17

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Criminology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Criminology to begin August 2018. ABD's will be considered; a PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice or Sociology in hand by the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. We are seeking to hire a generalist in criminology who complements our existing strengths. Areas of research interest are open; preference may be given to candidates with an interest in teaching criminological theory. All applicants should show evidence of a strong, independent research program, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and excellence in teaching. There is an expectation for teaching in our graduate program, as well as contributing to our core undergraduate curriculum. Interest or experience in online teaching is also desirable.

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10-25-17

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Criminology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Criminology to begin August 2018. ABD's will be considered; a PhD in Criminology, Criminal Justice or Sociology in hand by the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research are required. We are seeking to hire a generalist in criminology who complements our existing strengths. Preference may be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in policing. Applicants should show evidence of a strong, independent research program, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and excellence in teaching. There is an expectation for teaching in our graduate program, as well as contributing to our core undergraduate curriculum. Interest or experience in online teaching is also desirable.

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10-25-17

Tenure-track Assistant or Advanced Assistant Professor

The University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or advanced assistant professor position to begin August 13, 2018. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field. Candidates should demonstrate their potential for, or achievement in, developing a nationally recognized research agenda (e.g., publications in high impact criminology and criminal justice journals, securing external funding); demonstrate an interest in applied criminal justice (i.e., engaging in funded research with criminal justice agencies and organizations); and, demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching and mentoring students. Preference will be given to candidates who hold expertise in juvenile justice or victimology, but other specializations will be considered.

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9-19-17

Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida is inviting applications for a 9-month Assistant Professor, starting August 2018. We seek scholars who conduct research on the relationship of crime to the biophysical environment. Successful applicants will contribute to both of our programs by demonstrable scholarly expertise in one or more of these fields: Conservation Criminology, Green Criminology, Environmental Health, Wildlife Crimes, and Environmental Justice. Applicants who can also offer scholarly contributions to race-ethnicity are preferred. Successful applicants will show evidence of an ability to mentor graduate students and to maintain an excellent record of research, including the potential to obtain extramural funding, commensurate with their career stage.

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9-19-17

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. The expected starting date is August 2018.

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9-19-17

Editor

The Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice (SWACJ) is seeking applications for the position of editor of the Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC), the official journal of SWACJ. The Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology (JQCJC) is a peer-reviewed, international journal dedicated to the qualitative interpretation and analysis of deviance, law, policy, and social control.

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7-27-17

Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant Professor. The research specialization is open. For an appointment at an advanced Assistant Professor rank, evidence of success in securing extramural funding to support research and graduate students is desired.

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6-29-17

TWO Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professors

The Department of Criminal Justice in the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida invites applicants for two tenure-earning or tenured faculty appointments at the assistant or associate professor rank to begin in fall 2018. The successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to contribute to the department's core areas of law enforcement, corrections, and/or juvenile justice. In particular, the department is looking to hire social scientists with a broad teaching portfolio and experience teaching face-to-face and online classes. The position responsibilities include: 1) production of scholarship, 2) graduate and undergraduate instruction, 3) dissertation service, 4) pursuit of external funding to support research, 5) contribution to departmental initiatives, 6) service to the discipline, community and/or university, and 7) evidence of commitment to community-engaged research. The teaching load is 2 courses per semester. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability to publish in top-tier academic journals, teach criminal justice classes, and/or secure external funds.

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6-29-17

Full-time Associate or Full Professor

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University invites applicants for a full-time (nine-month) faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with the possibility of tenure (contingent on approval of the Board of Regents). Responsibilities include high-quality scholarship/research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching (2-2 teaching load), and university, professional, and/or community service. The School of Criminal Justice awards the Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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6-29-17