Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Farmville, Virginia
Salary commensurate with applicant's experience and qualifications
Sep 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Studies

Full-time, Tenure-Track Position #F0003

The Longwood University Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Studies invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2018.  The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a closely related discipline.  Applicants who are ABD with a firm defense date will be considered.

Applicants for this position must be generalists in Criminology/Criminal Justice who will teach lower level and upper division undergraduate courses.  Candidates who can teach corrections and courts classes are preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate an ongoing research agenda.  The successful candidate will be expected to advise students and participate in departmental, college, and university service.  Longwood’s Criminal Justice Program has approximately 270 undergraduate majors.

Salary is commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.  Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position.  A successful criminal background check is required.  Review of applications will begin October 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit the following items: a) cover letter, b) curriculum vitae, c) unofficial copies of all transcripts, and d) contact information for three references e) “Release of Information” ( and “EEO Data Collection Form” ( (the EEO form is voluntary). Please submit documents (indicate position #F0003) to:

                                                                           Human Resources

Longwood University

201 High Street

Farmville, VA 23909

Phone: 434-395-2074

Fax: 434-395-2666

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process.  You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application.  If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

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