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Academic Positions

Roanoke College

Roanoke College invites applications for a full-time lecturer in sociology beginning in August 2018. This is a non-tenure-track position which meets an ongoing staffing need with the expectation of renewal. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach classes in crime and violence, juvenile delinquency, criminal justice, and deviance.

Link to Job Application

Florida International University

The Department of Criminal Justice at Florida International Uniersity announces a search for a tenure-track assistant professor of criminal justice to begin August 2018. Applicants are expected to have a strong record of publication and potential of securing external funding. Although all areas of specialization will be considered, some preference will be given to applicants who have the ability to teach advanced quantiative, theoretical, and/or international-related classes in their Ph.D. program in International Crime and Justice.

Florida International University Job Announcement

University of Southern Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice position beginning August 2018. They are seeking candidates who can teach introductory courses in at least two of the following areas: Law and Courts, Policing, Corrections, and Criminology.

Link to Job Application

University of West Georgia

The Department of Criminology at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2018. While the specialty area is open, we are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise on issues related to legal studies. Candidates will be required to tech both face-to-face and fully online courses.

University of West Georgia Job Announcement

Indiana University Kokomo

The Department of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security (CJHS) at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a full time, 10 month, tenure-track, assistant professor positions beginning August 1, 2018. They are looking for candidates who can teach introductory and upper level courses in criminal justice. Specialty areas are open.

Indiana University Kokomo Job Announcement

Cabrini University

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Cabrini University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning August 2018. The position is a nine-month appointment with annual review. This person is expected to contribute to the Department's strong three course research methods sequence and advanced research methods.

Link to Job Application

California State University Northridge

The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies at California State University, Northridge, invites applications for two trenure-track assistant professor positions starting Fall 2018. They are looking for people in the areas of victimology and juvenile justice. Priority will be given to those who specialize in gender/race/ethnic diversity.

California State University Northridge - Juvenile Justice
California State University Northridge - Victimization

Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions, one at the Assistant Professor level and one at the Associate Professor level, both to begin fall 2018 on the Boca Raton campus. Areas of specialization are open with priority given to those with expertise in courts, victimiology, international criminal justice, or gender and crime.

Florida Atlantic University Job Announcement

University of Illinois at Chicago

The Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning Fall 2018. Innovative and multidisciplinary scholars are encouraged to apply. The areas of research specialization are open. For full consideration, application material should be received by October 30, 2017.

Link to Job Application

George Mason University

The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society invites applicants for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start in August 2018. The department is seeking candidates with significant accomplishments in research, teaching, and service. They are looking for active research in areas of criminology, criminal justice, and law and society that complement existing strengths of the department.

George Mason University Job Announcement

State University of New York Fredonia

SUNY Fredonia is hiring a tenure-track criminal justice professor. They are looking for someone with corrections-related research and teaching experience, and if possible, someone with a background in addiction studies.

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Loyola University New Orleans

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for two faculty positions, both to begin in August 2018: one tenure-track assistant professor position and one one-year lecturer faculty position with the opportunity for renewal. The department seeks criminologists with online course design and online teaching experience for both positions. The tenure-track position will maintain a 3-3 course load, and the lecturer position will teach a 4-4 course load. Research specialities are open, but special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in corrections, cyber crime, or international/comparative criminology, and teaching statistics and research methodology.

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Ryerson University

The Department of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University in the city of Toronto, Canada, invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval. One area of specialization is Critical Theories (e.g., critical race, post-colonial, feminist, etc.) while the other area of specialization is open, though preference will be given to applicants whose focus is international perspectives on crime and justice.

Link to Job Application

Temple University

The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for two tenure track faculty appointments at the assistant professor level. The positions will begin in the fall semester of 2018. Applicants must possess a demonstrated record of high quality scholarship and research productivity, and significant potential for extramural grants as well as a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Area of specialization is open. Candidates who can strengthen existing areas of department expertise will be given preference.  

Temple University Job Announcement

University of Nebraska at Omaha

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 should demonstrate their potential for, or achievement in, developing a nationally recognized research agenda; demonstrate an interest in applied criminal justice; and, demonstrate an ablility 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.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Job Announcement

Grand Valley State University

The School of Criminal Justice at Grand Valley State University is hiring an Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. All areas of specialization will be considered but preferences may be given to specialities that complement and/or enhance department strengths. Effective teaching, the ability to engage in distinctive scholarly activities, and the capability to engage in discipline-related community outreach programs and projects are desired.

Link to Job Application

University of New Haven

The Department of Criminal Justice in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. The expected starting date is August 2018. Expertise in race, class, gender, and crime issues is strongly desired. This expertise can exist in the form of research, or expertise in teaching on those topics at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Expertise in teaching statistics, research methods, and criminology at both the undergraduate and graduate level is also desirable.

University of New Haven Job Announcement

Troy University

The Department of Criminal Justice at Troy University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. This position is responsible for teaching Criminal Justice courses in both the traditional and online settings, conducting scholarly research, advising and teaching undergraduate and graduate students, publishing peer-reviewed work, and seeking grant funded opportunities. They are looking for those with specialties in homeland security, intelligence, or corrections.

Link to Job Application

Stockton University

The Criminal Justice Program at Stockton University is looking to hire two faculty, one in the area of law and courts and one in international and/or domestic policing. The Criminal Justice Program is housed in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. They have both an undergraduate program in Criminal Justice and a Master's program with tracks in CJ Administration & Leadership, Forensic Psychology, Homeland Security, and Justice Studies.

Stockton University Law and Courts Job Announcement
Stockton University Policing Announcement

Perdue University

The Department of Sociology at Perdue University invites applications for 2 positions in the field of law and society, broadly construed to include criminology, criminal justice, and sociology of law. One position is for a tenure-track assistant professor and the other is for an associate or full professor. The teaching load is normally two courses per semester and includes teaching graduate and undergraduate students.

Purdue University Job Announcement

University of Texas at San Antonio

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks to fill 3 tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2018. Area of research specialization is open; however, those with interests in corrections, juvenile justice, quantitative methods and analysis, disparities in the criminal justice system, and/or violence are especially encouraged to apply.

University of Texas San Antonio Job Announcement

University of Massachusetts Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell has a tenure track position open (Assistant or Associate Professor) in the School of Cirminology and Justice Studies. While the specialty area is open, they are particularly interested in candidates with a research and scholarly agenda focused on issue broadly related to race and justice. The start date for the position is September 2018.

Link to Job Application

Northeastern University

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) at Northeastern University seeks applications from criminology and criminal justice scholars for one or more tenured or tenure track positions. Appointments will be at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank. The candidates' field of expertise within criminology and criminal justice is open, but successful candidates must have a distinguished scholarly record of publication and external funding commitments commensurate with appointment to rank. The expected start date is August 27, 2018.

Northeastern University Job Announcement

Illinois State University

The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences at Illinois State University invites applications for one tenure-track position beginning August 16, 2018. They are seeking qualified candidates in the areas of race or immigration and criminal justice.

Link to Job Application

University of Texas at San Antonio

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks to fill 3 tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2018. Area of research specialization is open; however, those with interests in corrections, juvenile justice, quantitative methods and analysis, disparities in the criminal justice system, and/or violence are especially encouraged to apply.

University of Texas at San Antonio Job Announcement

Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University's Department of Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position to begin Fall 2018. They are a large, growing, dynamic department with a strong social justice orientation in both theory and practice. They are seeking faculty committed to excellence in teaching, mentoring of students, and research. They are looking for a candidate with a demonstrable, significant commitment to teaching who is an active and productive scholar.

Bridgewater State University Job Announcement

California State University, Fullerton

The Department of African American Studies at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in critical prison studies with appointment to begin Fall 2018. CSUF is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. They strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of their community.

Link to Job Application

University of Denver

The Department of Sociology and Criminology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2018. Applications are sought from candidates with a strong record of scholarship and teaching in criminology. Areas of specialization are open but preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to the university's common curriculum (i.e., Criminology) as well as new electives for Criminology majors. A Ph.D. in sociology, criminology, or related field is strongly preferred; ABD considered.

University of Denver Job Announcement

University of California, Riverside

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor position in Criminology and/or Socio-Legal studies, beginning July 1, 2018. Competitive candidates must use a sociological perspective and should demonstrate a strong record of publication and potential for teaching excellence. It is expected that research interests overlap with one or more of the department's other areas of emphasis, which will contribute to promoting a diverse and multicultural curriculum. Candidates with experience securing competitive grants and/or fellowships are encouraged to apply.

Link to Job Application (Assistant Level)
Link to Job Application (Associate Level)

American University

The Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Criminology beginning August 1, 2018. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required. The position is focused on candidates who conduct research and are able to teach undergraduate and graduate courts in the field of policing or criminological theory. The preferred applicant would be able to teach quantitative research methods at all levels, particularly the graduate level.

American University Job Announcement

Sam Houston State University

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology is seeking candidates for two tenure-track positions to begin Fall 2018; both positions are open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full professor level). The successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related academic field by August 1, 2018 and have a strong interest in criminal justice and criminological research. They are especially interested in applications from scholars engaged in rigorous research on (1) evidence-based practices and translational social science; (2) legal topics; and (3) victim studies.

Sam Houston State University Job Announcement

Clemson University

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2018. Applicant should have a PhD in Sociology by the time of appointment. Specializations of interest are criminology, deviance, juvenile delinquency, and/or urban sociology, with preference given to those whose research addresses three or more of these areas.

Clemson University Job Announcement

East Tennessee State University

The Applied Social Research Lab (ASRL), or soon to be Center for Excellence in Applied Research (CESAR), at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is advertising for a Research Assistant Professor.  The ASRL/CESAR is an academic survey research center that works with ETSU's Office of Institutional Research to fulfill institutional research needs, individual faculty and departments to support research, and community and regional clients through contract work. Minimal qualifications include a Ph.D. in sociology or closely related social science discipline. 

Link to Application

Mississippi State University

The Department of Sociology invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor to begin in fall 2018. They seek candidates who can conduct research in, and are committed to teaching about, criminology. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching complements the existing areas of concentration and research expertise in the department.

Link to Application (PARF #495755)