Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Sociology and Criminology

Newark, DE
Apr 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Sociology
Location: Newark, DE

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2017. A Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology or a related social or behavioral science field is required. Applicants must have broad expertise in Race/Ethnicity, with a secondary area in Criminology or Social Justice. The Department is especially interested in applicants who provide an integration with other areas of emphasis, including race, criminology, social justice and criminal justice, while having an analytical sophistication and data driven focus that add strengths in these areas (http://www1.udel.edu/soc/). The Department is a top-ranked program in Criminology and offers graduate (MA/PhD) and undergraduate degree programs in Sociology and Criminology. The department has affiliations with Black American Studies (BAMS) and the Center for the Study of Diversity, in addition to the Department of Women and Gender Studies, the Center for Drug and Health Studies (CDHS), the Disaster Research Center (DRC), and the Legal Studies Program. These affiliations offer opportunities for collaborative research, teaching and mentoring/professional development. The University of Delaware (www.udel.edu) is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation, one of 19 sea-grant institutions, and one of only 13 space-grant institutions. UD is designated as a high research activity university (Carnegie rated) and with external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. With 23 academic departments, 27 interdisciplinary programs and centers, and more than 10,000 students, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college on campus (www.cas.udel.edu). Additionally, UD is located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

For inquiries only, contact Professor Ronet Bachman, Chair, Sociology and Criminal Justice Search Committee; Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice; University of Delaware; Newark, DE 19716-2580, e-mail: ronet@udel.edu. The committee will begin reviewing applicants on Oct 15th 2016 but will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

Applicants must upload a application letter, a teaching statement and a research statement, vita, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching accomplishments, and one writing example (e.g., recent publication or a paper in progress).

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html

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Susan L. Groff, Ed. D.,
Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator
305 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-3666

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Anne L. Jannarone, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Director, Office of Disability Support Services
Alison Hall, Suite 130
ewark, DE 19716
(302) 831-4643

OR contact the U.S. Department of Education - Office for Civil Rights.

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