Assistant Professor of Criminology/Sociology

Bronx, New York
Commensurate with experience.
Aug 17, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Manhattan College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor of sociology to teach undergraduate courses in criminology and sociology. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in sociology or criminology by the time of employment. Areas of specialization should include one or more of the following: critical criminology; sociology of law; transnational crime; gender and crime; race and crime; deviance; youth gangs; sexual crimes; critical police studies; and white-collar crime. Demonstrable excellence in teaching is paramount and prior experience in teaching quantitative methods is strongly preferred. We are especially interested in individuals capable of fostering critical thinking who are sensitive to Manhattan College’s commitment to social justice and service to the community. 

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send: 

a) a letter of application (including a brief statement of teaching philosophy, teaching experience, and research agenda) and 

b) current CV directly to:

c) three (3) professional reference letters should be sent directly to the Department of Sociology at 

*If you are using a dossier service, please complete the application and have your dossier sent to:

Questions concerning this position may be sent to Dr. Cory Blad, Chair of Sociology ( 

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission.  Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are especially encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.