Cyber Criminology

Sep 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810765

Position Summary: Carry out research and teaching in the Department of Criminal Justice and assist the Department to meet its service obligations to the University.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in cyber criminology, or whose research is directly applicable to cyber criminology. We are particularly interested in scholars with interdisciplinary training in both (1) social and behavioral sciences and (2) computer and/or information sciences. Candidates should have an established research agenda, the potential to secure external funding, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring students. The person who takes this position will join other cybercrime researchers within the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice ( and have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other cybercrime and cyber security initiatives on the UA campus, such as the University of Alabama Cyber Institute ( The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice has a growing, research active faculty and strong Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the state's flagship institution with an enrollment of over 37,000 students. We are located in Tuscaloosa, AL, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. For information about working at The University of Alabama see To apply, candidates should go to to complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, three letters of reference should be sent directly to Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Alabama, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0320 or via email to [email protected] Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

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