Job Announcements

TWO Lecturer Positions

The School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for TWO lecturer positions to teach within its online and on campus programs. The appointment is expected to begin at the start of the Fall 2018 semester, although may be eligible for a start date of January 2018.

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4-10-17

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

As part of the University of Delaware's commitment to enhancing diversity among its faculty, the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in justice, law and social control to begin Fall 2017. We are especially interested in scholars whose work furthers our understanding of law, justice, or social control among minority populations. We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in faculty positions in higher education.

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4-3-17

Multiple Research Positions

Vera has recently posted a number of new research positions in our Center on Immigration and Justice. These range from entry level opportunities, suitable for recent graduates with an interest in criminal justice or immigration, to senior research and director level positions, suited to experienced professionals who are seeking new opportunities.

3-20-17

Variable-time, Non-tenure Lecturer

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at SIU Carbondale invites applications for variable-time Lecturer, one or more positions, non-tenure-track. Duties include teaching one or more undergraduate courses in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. We seek faculty with demonstrated experience teaching on-campus in conventional seated courses, particularly in the areas of research methods, statistics, criminal law, criminal procedure, and prosecution & adjudication. We also seek faculty with demonstrated experience capable of teaching online courses from across our undergraduate curriculum. These faculty would not need to be located in the Carbondale area.

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3-20-17

Full-time, Non-tenure Lecturer

The University of South Carolina invites applications for one full-time instructor position in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice to begin August 2017. 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 7 courses for the academic year and advising duties.

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3-09-17

Full-time, Non-tenure Lecturer

The Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at University of Florida is inviting applications for a Lecturer in Criminology & Law to begin August 2017. This is a nine-month, time-limited, full-time, non-tenure accruing position, with the possibility of annual renewal. The Lecturer will teach required or high-demand courses for the UF Online in Criminology & Law program, as well as contribute to the instructional needs of the on-campus residential Criminology & Law program.

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2-27-17

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, starting September 1, 2017 or January 1, 2018. Duties will be to undertake research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Criminology. The area of specialization is open.

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2-27-17

School of Public Affairs Dean

Texas Southern University has retained the services of Diversified Search as consultants to the Board and Search Committee for our Dean search in the Barbara Jordan - Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs. Potential candidate screening will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Interested parties are encouraged to submit materials (including a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five professional references) by January 31, 2017. All communications will be treated confidentially. All nominations, applications and inquiries should be directed electronically to: SOPADeanTSU@divsearch.com

For more information on the Texas Southern University, visit http://www.tsu.edu/ and for the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, visit http://bjmlspa.tsu.edu/

1-25-17

Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor

Crime, Law, and Governance in the Americas: The Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Florida invite applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the social sciences with a teaching and research focus on crime, law, and governance in the Americas to begin in August 2017. The appointment will be made jointly between the Center and the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law. Substantive interests may include but need not be restricted to: victimology, interpersonal, criminal or collective violence, human trafficking, transnational criminal activities, environmental or wildlife law, and drugs and society.

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12-20-16

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 2017. 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, 2017. 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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12-8-16

Senior Methodologist

At the Center for Policing Equity (CPE), we work to inspire social change by merging data, science, and collaboration; we are researchers, thought leaders, and law enforcement professionals who believe the key to achieving equitable democracy in our nation lies in leveraging science for the public good. We are proud to be #JusticeNerds, and we are looking for a Senior Methodologist in Law Enforcement and Racial Equity who shares our passion to join our team.

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11-28-16

Senior Academic Writer

At the Center for Policing Equity (CPE), we work to inspire social change by merging data, science, and collaboration; we are researchers, thought leaders, and law enforcement professionals who believe the key to achieving equitable democracy in our nation lies in leveraging science for the public good. We are proud to be #JusticeNerds, and we are looking for a Senior Academic Writer in Law Enforcement and Racial Equity who shares our passion to join our team.

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11-28-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Prairie View A&M University and the College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Justice Studies at the Assistant Professor rank for Fall 2017.

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10-31-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment is expected to begin at the start of the Fall, 2017 semester.

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10-31-16

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 2017. We seek scholars who conduct research on the relationship of crime to the biophysical environment. We are an interdisciplinary department that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in sociology and criminology. Successful applicants will contribute to both of our programs by demonstrable scholarly expertise in one or more of these fields: Environmental Criminology, Green Criminology, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Social Ecology of Crime, and Conservation Criminology. Applicants who offer scholarly contributions to race-class-gender and social inequalities are preferred.

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10-31-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M University, San Antonio seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2017. The appointment is for an Assistant Professor of Criminology; specialization is open. The College seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. The regular teaching load is 4/4. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

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10-24-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Lewis University's Department of Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice position for Fall 2017. Applicants must have a PhD in Criminal Justice or Criminology or a closely related field. The applicant must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including research methods. Applicants with substantial work experience in the field of law enforcement and criminal justice are encouraged to apply. The teaching load is four courses (12 credit hours) per semester.

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10-12-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor level. The position will begin in the fall semester of 2017. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related social science discipline are strongly preferred. Related social science disciplines include but are not limited to areas such as African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, and Sociology. Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to fall 2017. Review of applications is currently ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. Consideration will not be given to those holding only a J.D. degree.

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9-27-16

Tenure Track Associate or Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applicants for a new tenure-track (Associate or Assistant Professor) position beginning Fall, 2017. Candidates from all substantive areas will be considered. Candidates must have the Ph.D. at the time of appointment, outstanding promise as a research scholar, and demonstrated teaching effectiveness. The department provides an active, theoretically and methodologically diverse research environment and strong support for research scholars.

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9-27-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University is seeking candidates for one tenure-track position to begin Fall 2017 at the rank of Assistant professor. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic and have a strong interest in criminal justice and criminological research. Area(s) of specialization are open with primary consideration given to candidates engaged in research that aligns with the Departmental Vision and Mission statements. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda, potential for externally funded research, and a commitment to quality teaching and mentoring of students, especially graduate students. Salary is competitive with other research-oriented, doctoral programs. ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be earned by the time of appointment.

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9-06-16

Two Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University is seeking candidates for two tenure-track positions to begin Fall 2017; both positions are open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full professor level). Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic field and have a strong interest in criminal justice and criminological research. Area(s) of specialization are open with primary consideration given to candidates engaged in research that aligns with the Departmental Vision and Mission statements. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda including strong publication record, potential for (or record of) externally funded research, and a commitment to quality teaching and mentoring of students, especially graduate students. Salary is competitive with other research-oriented, doctoral programs.

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9-06-16

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Opening

The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 16, 2017, a continuing, 9-month, tenure track appointment, contingent on available funding. Qualifications: Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. in Criminology & Criminal Justice, or a related discipline--such as Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Economics, or Geography--with a substantive research focus on criminology and criminal justice. If all requirements for the Ph.D. degree are not complete by August 15, 2017, a one-year term appointment at the rank of Instructor may be offered at a reduced rate of pay.

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8-25-16

Assistant or Associate Professor.

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) invites applications for one tenure-track position to begin in August 2017. The position is at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related field who have potential for or demonstrated achievement in the development of a nationally recognized research program (e.g., publications in high impact journals, evidence of securing extramural funding), and demonstrated ability or interest in teaching and mentoring graduate students. Areas of expertise are open, though preference will be given to candidates with strong research skills whose research and teaching expertise is in the areas of policing or victimology.

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8-25-16

Research Associate

The IACP / UC Center for Police Research and Policy at the University of Cincinnati invites applicants for a Full-time Research Associate. Are you interested in working on innovative policing research? Do you enjoy working with a diverse group of individuals and policing agencies? Are you a highly motivated and well organized individual with a with a minimum of two yearsí experience in criminal justice related research and poses a Ph.D. or Masterís degree? Do you have experience with software programs such as ArcGIS, R, SAS, Stata, and/or SPSS? Does the idea of some travel excite you? The Research Associate position in the IACP/UC Center for Police Research and Policy is the position and place for you.

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5-30-16

Assistant Professor

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University invites applicants for a full-time (nine-month) tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include high-quality scholarship/research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching (2-2 teaching load), and university, professional, and/or community service. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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7-11-16

Associate Professor or Full Professor

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University invites applicants for up to 2 full-time (nine-month) faculty positions at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor, each 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 Bachelorís, Masterís, and Ph.D. degrees. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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7-11-16

Term Faculty Position

The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment to begin Academic Year 2016-2017. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 29, 2016.

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5-30-16

Executive Director

The Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice is being launched at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and is seeking candidates for multiple positions. The Executive Director (ED) will have strategic and operational responsibility for the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice. The ED will report to the Principal Investigators of the Research Network and work with the PIs to develop the vision and strategic plan of the Research Network. With the PIs, the ED will execute the mission of the Research Network and coordinate and expand the project with the six other cities.

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5-4-16

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice is being launched at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and is seeking candidates for multiple positions. As a Post-Doctoral Fellow, you will work closely with Executive Director and the Principal Investigators, and other staff members to analyze and interpret quantitative findings and disseminate them via scholarly journals, policy reports, and policy briefs. You will be responsible for working with large and complex datasets. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will also help manage ongoing research analyses that employ diverse research methods and help with the development of the Research Network.

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5-4-16

Statistical Associate

The Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice is being launched at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and is seeking candidates for multiple positions. The Statistical Associate will provide technical assistance to a research network of seven cities that will examine trends in the enforcement of low level offenses and pretrial detention. As the Statistical Associate, you will work closely with the Executive Director, Principal Investigators, and other staff members to collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative data. The Statistical Associate will be responsible for extracting and aggregating Census data at various levels of geography (e.g., Census tract, block, policing district, city, etc.). Once the data has been collected, the Statistical Associate will work with the Research Network staff and data partners to analyze the data using software programs such as ArcGIS, R, SAS, Stata and/or SPSS.

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5-4-16

Non-tenure Track Continuing Lecturer

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a continuing Lecturer position. The hiring date is July 1st, 2016. The position is a non-tenure track, 12-month continuing Lecturer appointment combining teaching and academic advising. The position will be responsible for teaching lower division Criminal Justice courses with a 4-4 teaching load that will be reduced as appropriate for undergraduate academic advising. The position requires a strong commitment to the undergraduate education and academic advising of Criminal Justice students with a focus on retention and timely progress toward degree completion. The academic advisor serves as a resource for new, transfer, and continuing students to assure that they are making timely progress toward degree completion. This will include providing advisement on major and general academic requirements.

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3-30-16

Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Barton College seeks candidates for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences with an anticipated start date of August 2016. The successful candidate will teach 24 (twenty-four) credit hours annually at all level of Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences coursework, with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising for declared or intended major students; ongoing professional scholarship; and service to the School of Sciences, the College campus, and local community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with evidence of active student engagement. Ability to assist in the recruitment of students for the Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences major is necessary.

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3-30-16

Two Postdoctoral Research Scholars

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) at Arizona State University (ASU) is looking for two Postdoctoral Research Scholars to assist with two NIH-funded projects examining issues related to the etiology and prevention of youth violence. The first project will use a multi-staged measurement development strategy to create a set of free, empirically-based, and precise risk screening instruments that can be used in multiple settings to identify children most in need of targeted violence prevention services. The second project will leverage data from two comprehensive longitudinal studies of racially/ethnically diverse urban males to examine the mechanisms underlying gun carrying and use during adolescence and young adulthood. In addition to developing their own substantive area of research, Postdoctoral Scholars will be expected to author/co-author peer-reviewed publications related to both projects in conjunction with Principal Investigator (Dr. Dustin Pardini).

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2-23-16

Full-time Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Indiana State University is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor position. Candidates are required to have to have a Ph.D. in Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a related discipline. ABDs with confirmed completion date prior to start of employment will be considered. Candidates with a JD alone will not be considered. It is preferred that the successful candidate have an interest in teaching research methods with a quantitative focus, policing, crime analysis, and/or cybercrime, as well as other classes in the curriculum. Candidates will eventually have an opportunity to develop new courses. Emphasis will be given to candidates with a quantitative background (SPSS ect). External grant writing experience is also preferred but not required. The successful candidate will also be required to provide evidence of an active or developing research agenda. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level and in both on campus and distance education formats.

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2-15-16

Full-time, Non-tenure Lecturer

The Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at University of Florida is inviting applications for a lecturer in Criminology & Law starting August 2016. This is a one-year, full-time, nine-month, non-tenure accruing position. As a Lecture, the candidate will teach three undergraduate courses per semester for the residential Criminology & Law program. The successful candidate should be able to teach the introductory courses in criminal justice and advanced specialty courses, including research methods. The successful candidate must be ABD or have a Ph.D. upon appointment from a discipline related to the study of crime, justice and law and show a specialization in Criminology, and Criminal Justice, or other social science approaches to the study of crime and justice.

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2-1-16