Assistant Professor

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Jun 30, 2017
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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology – Tenure-Track

The Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning January 2018.  The position is a nine- month appointment with annual review and the possibility of summer teaching. The duties will include teaching, research, and service responsibilities in the areas of criminal justice statistics and bio-social criminology. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or related social science (ABD candidates or those with only a J.D. will not be considered), excellent record of publication in bio-social criminology, and at least one year of university teaching experience (pre or post-doctorate) is required. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Housed in the internationally recognized Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the department offers degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels.  Faculty members are involved in a wide array of research and public service efforts, work closely with a long list of state and local criminal justice agencies, and have a history of significant funding from federal, state, and local agencies.  The department maintains a focus on issues of crime and violence in urban areas, serves as the permanent home for two established peer-reviewed journals (Criminal Justice Review and International Criminal Justice Review), and is a key member of the university’s Partnership for Urban Health Research, the university’s Cities Initiative, and the Emory Center for Injury Control.  For further information about the Department, please visit our web site at http://aysps.gsu.edu/cj

Georgia State University has over 53,000 students enrolled in more than 250 degree programs. It is the state’s flagship urban research university which is located in downtown Atlanta, the state capital. U.S. News and World Reports ranks GSU among the Top 15 in the U.S. for  Racial/Ethnic and Economic Diversity; this year marks the 6th consecutive year that the university has conferred more bachelor's degrees to African Americans than any non-profit college or university in the country. For more information about the university, see the GSU Fact Book at http://www. http://oie.gsu.edu/files/2013/06/FACT-BOOK-2015-16-FINAL.pdf. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Dean Dabney, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3992, Atlanta, GA 30302-3992, USA.

E-mail:ddabney@gsu.edu. Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Per Georgia Board of Regents policy, final candidates shall be subject to a criminal history check and subsequent determination at the sole discretion of the University.  This review is a requirement of university employment.

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