Job Postings

Post-doctoral Scholar

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida is searching for a one-year renewal post-doctoral scholar (up to three years). The post-doctoral scholar will encourage original and significant research. The post-doctoral scholar will be in a diverse, intellectual community and gain access to a professional network of innovative scholars. The department's focus areas include corrections, juvenile justice, policing, media and crime, and violence and victimization. This is primarily a research position, however a minimal teaching load will be part of the assignment to provide the scholar experience in other areas of activity appropriate to a career as a university faculty member.

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03-17-21

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The University of Arkansas Little Rock (UA Little Rock) School of Criminal Justice and Criminology invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2021. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. (or completed all Ph.D. requirements before employment commences) in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field. Applicants who are ABD and are close to completion will also be considered, but the Ph.D. should be earned prior to employment.

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03-12-21

Postdoctoral Diversity Fellow in Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship to support the development of early career scholars from diverse backgrounds with particular attention to historically underrepresented groups on the professorial faculties of colleges and universities in the United States. This year we seek application from scholars who bring new theoretical or disciplinary perspectives related to the role of the criminal justice system in exacerbating inequities in U.S. society.

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02-12-21

Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University-Bloomington invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in August of 2021. The person hired will teach two undergraduate courses each semester. One of these each semester will be our introductory research methods course (P290: The Nature of Inquiry). The other courses to be taught will be based on the successful candidateís interests and expertise. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a related field is required, but ABDs will be considered.

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02-12-21

Tenure Track Instructor

The School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Studies at Tarleton State University is searching for 2 tenure track Assistant Professsors to begin Fall 2021 at the Stephenville campus. Area of specialization is open for both positions, and the initial screening of applicants will begin January 25th. Interested applicants can direct further questions to Dr. Steven Glassner (glassner@tarleton.edu).

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11-24-20

Non-tenure Track Instructor

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Georgia Southern University invites applications and nominations for an instructor position. The home campus for this position will be the Armstrong campus.

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11-24-20

Director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Texas State University invites applicants for the position of Director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the College of Applied Arts. The School of Criminal Justice and Criminology offers a Bachelor of Science, Master's, and Ph.D. in criminal justice. In the fall of 2019, the School included 27 full-time faculty serving 1,327 undergraduate and 81 graduate majors, which includes master's and doctoral students.

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11-18-20

Three Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of New Haven invites applications for three full time tenure track professor positions beginning August 2021. One position is at the rank of assistant professor and two are open rank positions.

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11-18-20

9-Month, Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a 9-month, open rank tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2021. This position will join the Criminology and Criminal Justice Program, which is part of the School of Social Work and is housed in the College for Public Health and Social Justice.

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11-18-20

Full-time Non-tenure Faculty Instructor

University of Nebraska at Omaha's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Instructor (non-tenure track) with a primary appointment on the Lincoln campus. This appointment begins January 5, 2021 and is renewable on an annual basis. A Master's degree in criminal justice, criminology, or closely related field is required, with a Ph.D. preferred. The standard teaching load is a 4/4 with additional service requirements. Salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience.

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10-21-20

Research Associate

Justice System Partners (JSP) is seeking experienced, talented candidates to fill a research associate position with our nonprofit consulting firm. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about helping the criminal justice system move forward through the delivery of real-world research. The team is seeking a research associate who has practical experience in developing, managing, and conducting statistical analyses across criminal justice settings.

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07-23-20

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University invites applicants for two full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start August 2021. The department is seeking candidates with active research agendas in any area of criminology, criminal justice, and law and society. Preferred areas of expertise for our department include corrections and cybercrime, but all applications will be considered. A Ph.D. in a relevant field of study is required. Applicants near the completion of their doctorate will also be considered. Successful candidates should be strongly committed to teaching in a multidisciplinary environment and working with a diverse student population. Successful candidates should also demonstrate promise in scholarly research.

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07-23-20

Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University is seeking candidates for one Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Public Administration, or a closely related academic field; ABD applicants will also be considered. The successful candidate will have expertise and a specialization in race and justice, will teach courses in the Department, and support the Departmentís new academic minor in Criminal Justice Equity and Inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates with on-line teaching experience. The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology and SHSU are committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion; the successful candidate is expected to advance this commitment.

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07-23-20

Non-tenure Full-time Instructor

University of Nebraska at Omaha's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Instructor (non-tenure track) with a primary appointment on the Lincoln campus. This appointment begins August 10, 2020 and is renewable on an annual basis. A Master's degree in criminal justice, criminology, or closely related field is required, with a Ph.D. preferred. The standard teaching load is a 4/4 with additional service requirements. Salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience.

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06-05-20

Tenure Eligible Endowed Professor

The Justice Studies department at Prairie View A&M University is recruiting an Endowed Professor position for Juvenile Justice to teach doctoral students and support their research, present and publish regularly in the field of expertise and conduct research along with other duties.

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02-10-20

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center in the College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology at Prairie View A&M University is recruiting for an Assistant Professor-Researcher position. The outstanding candidate will have exceptional quantitative research skills, excellence in teaching, a commitment to juvenile justice research and dedication to enhancing the graduate and undergraduate student research experience.

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02-10-20

Full-time Postdoctoral Fellow

The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology (JLC) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a two-year full-time, postdoctoral fellow beginning August 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2022. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2020 in the field of criminology, criminal justice, or a related field.

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02-06-20

Non-Tenure Track Lecturer

The Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (formerly known as SPEA) at the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis seeks to fill one full-time faculty position at the rank of lecturer (non-tenure track) beginning in August 2020.

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02-02-20

Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for one full-time, Assistant Professor in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department with expertise in policing and/or criminal justice administration. The Criminology Department's mission is to lead the state of Connecticut in the creation and dissemination of theoretical, scientific, and practical knowledge of Criminal Justice and is a growing multi-disciplinary department offering a B.A. in Criminology and an M.S. in Criminal Justice. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

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11-26-19

Assistant Professor

The School of Justice and Public Safety at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for an Assistant Professor position to contribute to the school's programs in Paralegal Studies and Criminology and Criminal Justice. The selected individual will serve as coordinator of the American Bar Association (ABA)-approved Paralegal Studies program. This is a continuing, nine-month, tenure-track appointment with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2020.

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10-28-19

Assistant Professor

The Program in Criminology & Criminal Justice in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks to hire an Assistant Professor to join our highly ranked faculty (#15, U.S. News & World Report). The Program offers BA, MS, and PhD degrees and has over 275 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students currently enrolled. The successful candidate should have a strong criminology/criminal justice background with emphases in crime policy, crime prevention, methods/statistics, or courts/corrections. Applicants should upload a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; statements of teaching and research philosophy; teaching evaluations; and the full contact information for at least three professional references via the online application linked below.

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10-22-19

Dean

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. The School seeks a vibrant, visionary, energetic leader who will build on the School's past record of success.

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10-22-19

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position to begin August 17, 2020. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field. ABD candidates who anticipate earning their degree prior to August 2020 will also be considered. 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. Area of specialization is open.

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9-23-19

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

The School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position, with the appointment starting August 15, 2020, although the start date is negotiable. The School offers specializations in the areas of crime prevention, policing, corrections, criminal justice, and criminology.

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9-23-19

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

The School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies at Tarleton State University invites applicants for a tenure track/tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to begin in the Fall of 2020. Responsibilities include teaching, research and service. Areas of specialization are open (generalist).

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9-23-19

Three Interdisciplinary Faculty

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. In doing so, we will continue to expand our transdisciplinary expertise and scientific discovery regarding VAW to enhance best practices, outcomes, and policies to improve the lives of victims.

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9-18-19

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of South Carolina, Columbia campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have either a Ph.D. in criminology or criminal justice, or an earned doctorate in a related social science discipline. This is an entry-level position; ABDs will be considered, but it is expected that the Ph.D. will be in hand prior to the date of appointment - August 16, 2020. Candidates with only a law degree (JD, LLM, SJD) will not be considered.

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9-18-19

Full-time Non-tenure Track Instructor

The University of South Carolina invites applications for one full-time, non-tenure track instructor position in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice to begin January 2020. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, advising undergraduate students, directing undergraduate student research as needed, providing service to the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at USC-Columbia, and keeping up with new and developing knowledge and issues in the field. The position is a non-tenure track, 9-month appointment with a teaching load of 8 courses for the academic year. While some instructional assignments may include distance delivery, instructors are expected to be available for on-campus courses in Columbia. Applicants must hold a master's or Ph.D. degree in criminology, criminal justice, or a closely related field or a J.D. at the time of appointment. Applicants must be capable of teaching introductory and upper-division courses, and preference will be given to expertise in law-related areas (e.g., criminal law, criminal procedure) and at least one other area that will complement the existing strengths of the Department. Commitment to excellence in teaching and fostering student learning is expected, and experience as a professional in the field is a plus. Renewal of non-tenure track appointments is dependent upon the availability of funds.

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9-18-19

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level, beginning in the fall semester 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with specialties in urban crime problems and prevention/intervention (including victimization), social inequality and criminal justice, or urban criminal justice systems. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to policy-oriented research, community collaborations, and/or research-practitioner partnerships and have strong methodological skills. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related discipline, including but not limited to, African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Economics, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies, are strongly preferred. Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to fall 2020. Consideration will not be given to those holding only a J.D. degree.

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9-18-19

Two Assistant or Associate Faculty Positions

The Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (The O'Neill School) at IUPUI seeks to fill up to two tenure track faculty positions at the assistant or associate rank beginning in August 2020. We seek candidates across a variety of research areas who can complement our existing strengths and priorities within our multidisciplinary criminal justice program. All applicants must present evidence of, or promise for, high-quality research and an ambitious research program commensurate with career stage. Candidates will be expected to publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals and successfully pursue extramural research funding, where appropriate. In addition to maintaining an active program of research, candidates will be expected to teach courses that contribute to the core missions of our criminal justice undergraduate and graduate programs. The standard teaching load within the school is four courses per year (2/2 teaching load) and we especially value candidates that are open to employing a variety of high impact practices, and alternative modes of course delivery.

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9-01-19

Professor/Associate Professor and Chair

Indiana University, Bloomington, one of the nation's leading research universities, invites nominations and applications for the tenured position of Professor or Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice. The Department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences in the university. The College has just appointed a new Dean who is committed to helping build the Department.

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9-01-19