Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in juvenile justice and/or delinquency, starting August 2014. The Department has approximately 300 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students in its Masters Program and also contributes to LUC's Interdisciplinary Forensic Science Program and the minor in Psychology of Crime and Justice.
The Department consists of 9 full-time and approximately 8 part-time faculty. Department faculty have a wide range of research interests and are involved with local criminal justice agencies, conducting applied and theoretical research locally and nationally. In the past five years, Department faculty have obtained more than $2 million in extramural funding from federal, state, and local agencies, as well as from private foundations. The Department also has ongoing research partnerships with Loyola's Center for the Human Rights of Children (CHRC) and Center for Urban Research and Learning (CURL). For more details about the Department, visit our website at http://www.luc.edu/criminaljustice/index.shtml.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will teach courses on a variety of criminal justice and criminology topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates will also be expected to pursue an active program of research, leading to publications and funding opportunities, and to engage in service for the department, college, and university as requested.