Faculty (Tenure Track)

The Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty appointment at the assistant professor level. The position will begin in the fall semester of 2018. Applicants holding doctorates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related social science discipline are strongly preferred. Related social science disciplines include, but are not limited to, African American Studies, Anthropology, Critical Studies, Economics, Geography, Latino Studies, Law and Society, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, and Urban Studies.   Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to fall 2018. Consideration will not be given to those holding only a J.D. degree.


The department has a strong commitment to high-quality, collaborative, interdisciplinary research, and our faculty members are supported by 25 recent grants totaling in excess of $11 million. 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. More information about the department can be found at www.temple.edu/cj.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. Please include with your application materials a statement of interest and scholarly goals, a teaching portfolio (including experience and teaching philosophy, student evaluations, peer reviews, etc.), curriculum vitae, selected publications/writing samples, a preferred contact number and the names and email addresses of at least three references. Application materials, including reference letters, should be uploaded through the following link:  http://apply.interfolio.com/43976. Any questions about submitting application materials should be sent to Ms. Tycina M. Leftwich (tycina.cousin@temple.edu).


Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from women and members of under- represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.


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