Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice - Tenure-Track
Job Description: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting August 2018, pending final approval of funding. The Department, located on Loyola's Lakeshore campus, has approximately 300 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students in its Masters Program and contributes to LUC's interdisciplinary Psychology of Crime and Justice Minor, Sociolegal Studies Minor, Computer Crime and Forensics Minor, Forensic Science Program, Women's Studies and Gender Studies Program, Urban Studies Program, and Peace Studies Program. The Department consists of ten full-time and approximately fifteen part-time faculty members. Department faculty have a wide range of research interests and are involved with criminal justice agencies, conducting a variety of research projects at the local and national levels. The Department also houses the University's Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, and Practice - a university-wide Center of Excellence. For more details about the Department, visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/criminaljustice/index.shtml. Successful applicants will have the ability to teach courses on a variety of criminal justice topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels and demonstrate a clear potential for excellence in research and teaching, and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship.
Qualifications: Candidates for the position must hold a Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, or a related field (sociology, political science, psychology, etc.). The area of expertise is open.
Job Category: University Faculty